We are very pleased to be running a variety of ground tours this year!
Ever since 1845 Surrey CCC has been based at The Oval, a stadium iconic the world over for its history and unique gasholders that have overlooked every game played at the ground since 1853. Away from Cricket some say The Oval is where English Sport was founded. In addition to being the birthplace of the Ashes, in 1870 the ground hosted the first ever International football match in England between England and Scotland. Two years later in 1872 it hosted both the first ever FA Cup final and the auld enemy came together again this time in a Rugby Union fixture.
Due to our excellent location, we are well served by public transport and are also able to offer on-site coach parking. So, why not follow in the footsteps of sporting legends and take a tour of this fascinating and historic venue.
What you can look forward to on tour…
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Planning your Visit
Stadium Tours are available every Friday & Saturday starting at 11am, unless we have a T20 or International fixture taking place. Tickets must be pre-booked through our e-ticketing site or by contacting the ticket office on 0203 946 0100. Under 16s must be accompanied by a paying adult.
Tours will take approximately 90-minutes, visitors are are advised to arrive at the John Edrich Gate (Oval Underground end) where security will direct you to the Pavilion Reception. Please arrive at least 15 minutes before the tour commences for ticket purposes. If you arrive late and if other tour spaces are available, we will try our best to accommodate you. The Kia Oval is a working building so the content of the tours may vary and due to events some areas may occasionally be closed.
Getting to Us
We are very limited to space within the ground, however we are able to offer coach/car parking on request. We are also located opposite Oval Tube station and a 5 minute walk from Vauxhall Overground Station. If you require any further information on accessing the ground or drop off points please email: email@example.com
Groups Tour Enquiry
We offer specifically tailored private tours for groups of 15+. To receive our special group rate please complete our online group booking form through our e-ticketing site or call 0203 946 0100.