Bolton's spectacular Reebok Stadium opened in 1997, and is one of the most impressive football stadiums in the UK. As well as being the home to Bolton Wanderers, there's lots more going on in and around the Reebok Stadium.
Check out the interactive museum and tour centre on-site, crammed with Bolton memories of celebrity Bolton football stars of the past. Bolton Wanderers football team officially took the name in 1877, and in 1882/83 they entered the FA cup.
Bolton Wanderers football team officially took the name in 1877, and in 1882/83 they entered the FA cup. The Wanderers really began to take off in 1885/86 when they won the Bolton and the Derbyshire Charity cup. In 1888 Bolton Wanderers were one of the first 12, which included other Lancashire teams like Accrington, Burnley and Preston North End, to form the historic football league.
The Reebok Stadium Museum then explores the history of Bolton Wanderers notable place in the context of football history, and alongside the National Football Museum in Preston is a must visit for football history fans. Check out more details of Bolton Wanderers football history on the Reebok Stadium weblink to the right, as well as details on their classic 'Hall of Fame' which looks at big name Bolton Wanderers players and managers of old like Nat Lofthouse, Bryan Edwards and Joe Smith.
'We're the one and only Wand'rers', so sing the Bolton fans. Treat yourself to the Bolton Wanderers tour of the ground which includes not just a visit to the players' dressing and warm-up rooms, but also a look in at the officials' changing rooms, the managers' dug-out and the media interview room.
Reebok Stadium, Burnden Way, Middlebrook Leisure & Retail Park, Bolton BL6 6JW. Tel: 01204 673670. Getting to Bolton Reebok Stadium is simple, with ease of access from motorways. From The South, M6 to Junction 21a, take eastbound M62 leaving at Junction 12. Follow signs for M61 (Bolton/Preston) and leave the M61 motorway at Junction 6. You'll see the stadium clearly from the junction, just follow the signs, clearly marked.
From The North, M6 to Junction 29 and take the M65 towards Blackburn. Leave the M65 at junction two and join the M61 towards Manchester. Leave the M61 at junction six. The ground is visible from this junction and is clearly sign posted.
There are alternatives for parking. Many surrounding industrial estate units offer cheaper parking so watch out for them. Also Horwich Parkway railway station serves the Reebok Stadium well, with regular trains from Bolton's main station. Horwich Parkway is only a few minutes walk from the stadium. It's well worth consider travelling to Bolton Wanderers at the Reebok by train!