Address: St John’s Wood Road, London NW8 8QN
Lovers of all things cricket planning a visit to the English capital might hope to make a dream come true by heading to the hallowed turfs of Lord’s Cricket Ground.
This grade II-listed pavilion is one of the world’s most famous sporting grounds and has over the years been witness to an array of spectacular sporting feats and matches.
Examining more than 200 years of history during their time at the venue, visitors will have the chance to led by an expert guide around the grounds, learning all there is to know about Lord’s and its rich cricketing heritage.
Widely referred to as ‘the Home of Cricket’, Lord’s is also home to the world’s oldest sporting museum and regularly hosts matches between some of the finest Test nations on the planet.
For anyone hoping to enjoy an unbeatable cricket-fuelled experience during their time in the English capital, booking a place on a tour of Lord’s Cricket Ground really should be high up on their list of priorities.
Tour times and starting times
Events at the ground take place throughout the year, with passes available to explore the venue and enjoy a quintessentially British experience. Guests can head along for a range of start times, although tour places do need to be booked in advance of arrival.
- Non-match days: 10am, 11am, 12 noon, 1pm, 2pm and 3pm
- Match days: 9am, 11am, 12 noon, 1pm, 2pm and 3pm
- T20 match days: 10am, 11am, 12 noon, 1pm and 2pm
How to reach Lord’s Cricket Ground
Anyone hoping to enjoy a day out at this popular sporting venue can reach the ground via a number of easy means.
Public transport options include travel via the popular London Underground network, with nearby stations including St John’s Wood (Jubilee line), Maida Vale (Bakerloo line), Warwick Avenue (Bakerloo line), Edgware Road (Bakerloo, Circle, District and Hammersmith & City lines) and Baker Street (Bakerloo, Circle, Hammersmith & City, Jubilee and Metropolitan lines).
In addition, visitors can make use of overground rail services to the nearby Paddington and Marylebone stations, as well as regular bus services that operate throughout the day and night.
Full details of all local public transport timetables and services, etc can be found by heading to the official website of Transport for London.
Finally, anyone hoping to drive during a trip to Lord’s Cricket Ground can also make use of several local parking options, including facilities at Lanark Road Car Park, NCP Car Park London Park Road and Q-Park Church Street.
Hotels near Lord’s Cricked Ground
Park Grand London Paddington Hotel
10 min (1.8 mi) via St John’s Wood Rd/A5205
Park Grand Paddington Court London Hotel
9 min (1.6 mi) via St John’s Wood Rd/A5205
Park Grand London Hyde Park Hotel
8 min (1.5 mi) via St John’s Wood Rd/A5205
Park Grand London Lancaster Gate Hotel
9 min (1.7 mi) via St John’s Wood Rd/A5205
Other great attractions near the Lord’s Cricket Ground
Visitors keen to see more of what the local area has to offer might also like to check out:
- St John’s Wood Church
- Madame Tussauds London
- The Sherlock Holmes Museum
- Regent’s Park
- Hyde Park
- Primrose Hill
All of these great attractions and more are in easy walking distance of Lord’s Cricket Ground and draw crowds of thousands of eager visitors every year.