London has a lot to offer for sports fans and it is absolutely a must to visit one or more of the sport stadiums during your trip to England’s capital. Whether you’re a soccer-, rugby-, cricket- or tennis-fan, there is an option for you in London!
Twickenham is also called ‘Home of England Rugby’ and the one but largest stadium in Great Britain with a capacity of 82,000 spectators. It makes Twickenham the largest dedicated rugby stadium in the world.
It is possible to book a Twickenham Stadium Tour and that tour also includes a visit to the World Rugby Museum.
Lord’s Cricket Ground is also known to many cricket fans from all over the world as ‘Home of Cricket’. This famous cricket stadium has a capacity of 28,000 supporters and is located in St John’s Wood, London. During a Lord’s Cricket Ground Stadium Tour you can visit the ground, but you will also see the dressing rooms, the MCC Museum, the Grand Stand, Mound Stand, the Pavilion and more.
For tennis fans from all over the globe, a visit to Wimbledon, home of the most prestigious tennis tournament in the world, is absolutely a must! In the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum, you can see the history of tennis, developing from a garden party game to multimillion business. The museum showcases a lot of historic items, but has also modern highlights, like 3D movies, touch screens and a hologram of former tennis superstar John McEnroe.
Emirates Stadium (capacity: 60,338 soccer fans) is the home ground of Premier League giants Arsenal FC and during the Legends Tour or the self-guided audio tour, you will get the commentary from former Arsenal players. You will visit the home dressing room, the dug-out, player’s tunnel, the press lounge and more. The Emirates Stadium Tour also includes a visit to the Arsenal Museum.
Stamford Bridge is the home ground of Chelsea FC, one of the top soccer clubs from London and it has a capacity of 42,000 spectators. It is also possible to visit this Premier League stadium during a one-hour long stadium tour. The Stamford Bridge Stadium Tour will give the soccer fan a look behind the scenes of this London-based club. The tour includes a visit to the changing rooms, player’s tunnel, dug-out and press room. The Stamford Bridge Stadium Tour also includes a visit to the Chelsea FC Museum.