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The Kia Oval prides itself on being accessible and welcoming to all, including young families. Adults and children alike should be able to enjoy an unforgettable day out at the cricket and we are committed to making that a reality for all families who attend.

Below is all the information a family will need to get the most from a day at The Kia Oval. If you have any further questions please email our Member and Supporter Services team on tickets@surreycricket.com or call 0203 946 0100.

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Ground Re-entry

You can leave the ground and re-enter for all matches. Please ensure your ticket is scanned as you leave in order to be granted access on your return.

Baby Changing Facilities

Toilets are located all around the perimeter of the ground, with baby changing facilities located behind Block 1, 13 and 19 of the JM Finn Stand.

Buggy Storage

Buggies must be foldable and stored under your seat.


Kids under two years old go free! As long as you are comfortable holding them in your arms or on your lap, there is no need to buy a ticket for your baby.

Club Shop

Our match-day store, positioned on the ground floor of the Galadari Stand, has a wide range of merchandise suitable for all ages including replica shirts, fashion and toys.

Child’s Wristbands

Wristbands are available for all children on a matchday from the Micky Stewart Members’ Pavilion. These help stewards to identify those who may need extra help.

What You Can Bring

Backpacks are permitted. Please be prepared for these to be searched by a steward upon entry.

Soft drinks and water are permitted to all fixtures, as is food. No metal cutlery will be permitted.


Wi-Fi is available around the entire Kia Oval. To connect, please select ‘_The Cloud’ and follow the instructions when prompted.


Supporters at LV= Insurance County Championship matches at The Kia Oval can enjoy the outfield during the lunch & tea intervals. Please follow instructions of stewards & groundstaff.

First Aid

If you require first aid assistance, please contact your nearest steward or go to one of our first aid centres located behind Block A of the JM Finn Stand and between Entrance 32 and 33 of the Bedser Stand.

Water Fountains

There are several water fountains on the concourse around the ground which are free to use. Any bar or food outlet will also fill your water bottle, free of charge, should you ask.

Food & Drink

We have a range of food & drink options, with many offering child size portions.

To see all of our outlets, please click here.


LV= Insurance Test Match

Gates open: 9am
Play starts: 11am
Lunch: 1pm
Afternoon session: 1:40pm
Tea: 3:40pm
Evening session: 4pm
Close: 6pm

Royal London One-Day International

Gates open: 11am
Play starts: 1pm
Interval: ~4:30pm
Second Innings: ~5pm
Close: 9:00pm

Vitality Blast

Gates open: 4:30pm
Play starts: 6:30pm
Interval: ~8pm
Second innings: 8:10pm
Close: 9:40pm

LV= Insurance County Championship

Gates open: 10am
Play starts: 11am
Lunch: 1pm
Afternoon session: 1:40pm
Tea: 3:40pm
Evening session: 4pm
Close: 6pm

Royal London Cup

Gates open: 10am
Play starts: 11am
Interval: ~2:30pm
Second Innings: ~3pm
Close: 6:30pm

The Hundred

Gates open two hours before play starts. For start times, please check here.

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