Visit A London Sports Venue And Realise A Sporting Dream
London sports are a big business because of their entertainment value. The city is
widely regarded as the sporting capital of the world, with world class venues in
almost all major sporting events.
Football in London is very competitive at all levels. Five of the Premier
League football clubs – Arsenal, Chelsea, Fulham, Tottenham Hotspurs and West Ham United,
are based in London. These clubs enjoy massive followings, not only from the UK fans but
also fans from all over the world. Chelsea and Arsenal are in the top four of the
Premiership League and are also in the European Champions League.
Now you have the opportunity to visit a
London sports stadium like the Emirates
, home of Arsenal Football club, or
, home of Chelsea Football Club.
Tennis in London usually brings images of Wimbledon, home to the All England Lawn Tennis
and Croquet Club. This prestigious Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships is held annually
in the last week in June and the first week in July and is the most viewed tennis
event both on TV and live.
One of the oldest tennis tournaments in the world, Wimbledon promises the biggest matches
with the world’s greatest tennis players. Don’t miss the opportunity to tour the prestigious
All England Lawn Tennis Club
and enjoy the sights and sounds that have made Wimbledon the most coveted title in tennis.
Check ticket availabilty for the
US Open Tennis Championship
For rugby in London, we turn our attention to Twickenham, a town and suburb in the south west of London.
is the largest rugby union stadium in the United Kingdom, seating 82,000 and the second largest stadium of any kind after Wembley Stadium. The stadium is the home of the Rugby Football Union (RFU) and hosts England's home test matches as well as the Middlesex Sevens, the Guinness Premiership final, the EDF Energy Cup and Heineken Cup matches. The stadium is an icon of English rugby.
Cricket in London is extremely popular and the city has two internationally renowned cricket grounds –
Lord’s in St John’s Wood and the Kennington Oval in Lambeth.
Lord's has long been seen as the 'Home of Cricket' and the game's spiritual 'headquarters'. It is also
regarded as perhaps the most important single place in world cricket. Lord's is the setting for some of
the best cricket in the world. It hosts npower Test matches and NatWest-sponsored one-day internationals.
The Oval, is an international cricket ground in Kennington. It is the home ground of Surrey County
Cricket Club, and also traditionally hosts the final Test match of each English summer in late August
or early September. The Oval was the first ground in Britain and second in the world (after the MCG) to
host Test cricket.
With a London Pass you can visit several of London sports venues for free as they are included in the cost of the pass.
Tickets for London sporting events are difficult to come by and it is advisable to book them early to
avoid disappointment. Visitors to the Capital always enjoy London sports events.
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