The National League, also known as the Vanarama National League, is the highest league that is semi-professional in the English football league system and the fifth-highest in the overall English football league system.
24 teams will participate in the 2023-2024 season and in this article, we will have a look at their home grounds.
English National League 2023-2024 Stadiums
The Mill Farm is located in the town of Wesham. Opened in 2016 is the home to AFC Fylde. The club has never been promoted above the National League since its first appearance in 2017.
The Recreation Ground is a football ground in Aldershot. Opened in 1927 it is the home ground of Aldershot Town F.C. The club has never played above the 4th tier of the English football.
The Moss Lane is located in Altrincham, Greater Manchester. Since its opening in 1910, it is the home ground of Altrincham. The club has spent its entire history playing in non-League divisions.
The Hive Stadium is a stadium in Canons Park, North London. Opened in 2013 it is the home of Barnet FC. The club has never played above the 4th division.
The Meadow Park ground in Borehamwood in the London Metropolitan area. Opened in 1963, it is the home ground of Boreham Wood F.C. The club has never played above the 5th division.
The Hayes Lane is a football stadium in Bromley, Greater London. Since its opening in 1938, it is the home ground of Bromley. Their best-ever performance is the 7th place in the 2021 and 2023 National League.
The Technique Stadium is located in the city of Chesterfield. Opened in 2010 it is the home ground of Chesterfield FC. The club’s best League position is finishing fourth in the Second Division of English football in 1946–47. They have also reached the semi-final of the 1997 FA Cup.
The Victoria Road is a football stadium located in Dagenham, Greater London. Opened in 1917 it is the home ground of Dagenham & Redbridge F.C. The club played once in the third tier of the English football in 2010-2011.
The Meadowbank in Dorking is the home to the local football team, Dorking Wanderers F.C. The club will play in the English National League for the second time in their history.
The Ten Acres is a football ground in Eastleigh. It has been the home of Eastleigh F.C. since its opening in 1957. The club has been playing in the National League since 2014 but has never managed to get promoted to a higher division.
The Stonebridge Road is a football stadium in the town of Northfleet. Constructed in 1905 it is the home of Ebbsfleet United F.C.. The club’s best-ever performance in National League is the 6th place in the 2017-2018 season missing the promotion in the playoffs.
The biggest stadium in the league with a capacity of 14,401 is The Shay in Halifax. It serves as the home to Halifax Town FC since its opening in 1921. The stadium could once hold 40,000 people and the record attendance is 36,885 in a game of Halifax against Tottenham for the FA Cup. Halifax’s best performance ever is the 3rd place in the English 3rd division in 1971.
The Gateshead International Stadium is a multi-purpose venue in Gateshead. The stadium opened in 1955 and is the home of Gateshead F.C. The club has never been promoted above the National League.
The Victoria Park is a football ground in Hartlepool built in 1886. It serves as the home to Hartlepool United. The club’s highest attendance at Victoria Park was 17,264 against Manchester United in 1957. The club has spent 96 consecutive years playing between the 3rd and 4th divisions of the English football league system before relegating to the National League in 2017.
The Aggborough Stadium is located in Kidderminster and it is the home ground of Kidderminster Harriers since its opening in 1886. The club has spent 5 seasons in the English 4th division before getting back to the National League in 2004.
The York Road stadium in Maidenhead is renowned for its remarkable achievement of being the oldest football pitch in the world to have been used continuously by the same club. It is the home ground of Maidenhead United F.C. since 1871. The club gained its first promotion to the National League in 2017.
Another football ground with a rich history is the Boundary Park in Oldham. It is the 3rd smallest stadium to ever host a Premier League game as it was the home to Oldham Athletic in the Premier League’s inaugural season in 1992. It now has a capacity of 13,513 but the highest crowd ever recorded is 47,671, for a game between Oldham and Sheffield Wednesday in 1930. Since its opening in 1905, the stadium is home to Oldham Athletic which is the first ever former Premier League team to play in a non-League division after its relegation to the English National League in 2022.
The smallest ground in the league with 2,000 seats is the Court Place Farm home to Oxford City F.C.. This year they will play in the fifth tier of English football for the first time in their history.
The Spotland Stadium, opened in 1878, is the home ground to Rochdale A.F.C. After 102 years as a Football League club playing between the 3rd and 4rth division, they were relegated to the National League at the end of the 2022–23 season. The club played in the League Club final in 1962, losing to Norwich City.
The Damson Park in the city of Solihull is the home ground of Solihull Moors F.C. The club gained its first promotion to the English National League in 2015.
The Roots Hall is a football stadium in the city of Southend and since its opening in 1955, it is the home of Southend United. Before being relegated to the National League in 2021, the club spent 101 consecutive years in the Football League, with 7 of them in the 2nd division.
The Grosvenor Vale is a football ground in Ruislip, West London. Opened in 1947, it is the home ground of Wealdstone F.C. since 2008. The clubs gained its first promotion in the National League in 2020.
The Kingfield stadium is located in Woking and is the home of the local football club since 1922. The club has never played in a division above the National League.
The York community stadium was opened in 2021 in the city of York. It serves as the home ground of York City F.C. The club has spent two seasons in the English second division and has reached the semifinals of the English FA Cup once.