5 a side, 7 a side and 9 a side grass pitches

Check out our grass pitches available to hire in Norwich below!

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Our six grass pitches can accommodate a range of dimensions: from 5-a-side through to 9-a- side. All of our grass pitches are kept in excellent condition and are tended to regularly.

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The Nest is the ideal venue for football training and hosting matches. Our site includes the following facilities:

  • Changing rooms – including disabled
  • Hub Café
  • Car park – up to 250 vehicles, including disabled parking
  • Toilets
  • Catering for match days

Previous Events

Our grass pitches have been used for football training by various football groups, including the Canada Women’s National Football Team.

The Nest also has previous experience hosting football tournaments, such as the Norfolk and Suffolk Youth league finals in April 2022, making it a great venue option for grassroots football tournaments.

Looking for an 11-a-side pitch instead or artificial pitch?  

Check out our Joma Arena if you’re looking for an 11-a-side grass pitch with dugouts and full-sized pitch barriers. 

Or you may be interested in our 3G pitch, which can be hired out all year round either in full, half or quarter. 

You can book a pitch online, or contact us to find out more. Booking terms & conditions can be found here. 

Frequently Asked Questions

How big is a 5-a-side, 7-a-side and 9-a-side pitch?

In general, pitch size can vary but the recommended dimensions tend to be as follows:

  • 5 a side pitch – 40 yards (36.5m) long and 30 yards (27.5m) wide
  • 7 a side pitch – 60 yards (55m) long and 40 yards (36.5m) wide
  • 9 a side pitch – 80 yards (73.1m) long and 50 yards (45.7m) wide

How many grass pitches are available to hire?

In total, there are 7 grass pitches available to hire – including our 11-a-side Joma Arena.