3 Must-See Sports Venues in London

London Walking Tours

Must-See Sports Venues

If you are a person crazy about tennis, cricket, or rugby, then London should be on top of your list of places to see. This is because there are plenty of things to see and do for a sports lover in London walking tours. The legendary Lord’s Cricket Ground, Twickenham Stadium, and Wembley Stadium are a few sights that you should not miss while you are going on London walking tours.

If you are fortunate, you might be also able to watch a game at any one of these stadiums when you are in London. So, if you are a sports lover who has already visited the major tourist attractions of the city, then try to visit at least these three sports venues in the city, as it will help you to make your London old city tour a lot more memorable.

Lord’s

Lord’s Cricket Ground, which commonly called as the “Home of Cricket”, is located in the northwestern part of the city. The Middlesex Country Cricket side plays their home matches at this ground during the domestic cricket season, while the English cricket team often plays international matches at this iconic ground.

Lord’s Cricket Ground also houses the oldest sporting museum in the world. Even if you were not that much into cricket, make sure to visit the museum, as you will be able to learn a lot more about the game during your London walking tours.

Wembley Stadium

Wembley Stadium, which is the home of the England football team, has hosted a number of memorable and exciting football matches over the years. The stadium was rebuilt recently, and now, it can accommodate approximately 90,000 people.

The finals of some of the domestic cups in the country are played at the historic Wembley Stadium. However, this stadium also welcomes other sports events such as boxing matches, rugby, and NFL games these days. Wembley Stadium is also the largest stadium in England.

Twickenham Stadium

Twickenham Stadium is the second largest stadium in England and it is home to the English rugby team. The steeply banked stands of the stadium that create an impressive roar during the internal matches is a sight that will remain in your eyes forever.

Twickenham is the only part of the city that gives more preference to rugby over football. So, if you are a rugby fan, then Twickenham Stadium will surely be the major highlight of your London walking tours.