Lord’s also known as Lord’s Cricket Ground is a cricket ground situated in London, England. The ground was opened in 1814 and is known as “The Home of Cricket”. It is owned by Marylebone Cricket Club and is the home of Middlesex Cricket Club, the England and Wales Cricket Board and the European Cricket Council. The cricket ground can hold 28,000 spectators. The cricket ground has been refurbished many times since it was opened, the most recent refurbishments were started in 2014. The oldest part of the ground is the pavilion which steeped in history.
Lord’s is very close to the centre of London. The closest tube station to the cricket ground is ‘Baker Street’ which is a 10 minute signposted walk away. Buses also run close to the cricket ground.
Opening Times and Admission
The best way to see the cricket ground is by attending a cricket match, England play there a couple of times each summer and Middlesex play at the stadium frequently throughout the summer. Tickets to the matches are available through the clubs website. If you want to learn about the history of the ground and also cricket then you should attend a tour of Lord’s. Tours run daily at 10 am, 11 am, 12 noon, 1 pm, 2 pm and cost £24 for adults, £18 for seniors and £15 for children.