Balmoor (also known as Balmoor Stadium) is an association football ground in the Scottish town of Peterhead, Aberdeenshire. It is home to Scottish League Two side Peterhead. The stadium has a capacity of 3,150 spectators, of which 1,000 can be seated.
|Location||View of the East Stand at Balmoor|
|Capacity||3,150 (1,000 seated)|
|Record attendance||4,855 (vs Rangers, 20 January 2013)|
|Field size||105 × 70 yards|
The ground was opened in 1997, after Peterhead's old ground Recreation Park was sold off to supermarket company Safeway. The standard of the facilities at Balmoor was one of the main reasons why Peterhead were elected to the Scottish Football League in 2000, along with Elgin City.
The nearest railway station to Balmoor is Aberdeen railway station, which is 32 miles (51 km) away. This is the greatest distance between a senior league football ground and its nearest railway station in Great Britain. Balmoor is located on the A982 road, just north of Peterhead town centre.
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