5 star rating: Highly Recommended 63 Reviews

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  • Location: London, United Kingdom
  • Duration:  90 minutes (approx.)
Discover Lord’s Cricket Ground in London on a 1.5-hour cricket-themed walking tour. Owned by the prestigious Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC), the acclaimed ‘home of cricket’ hosts the world’s most important cricketing events including Test matches and one day internationals. Learn about these matches and their history as you explore the Pavilion, Long Room and the MCC Museum – home to the Ashes Urn – with an expert guide.

Highlights

  • 1.5-hour walking tour around the world-class Lord’s Cricket Ground
  • Learn about Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) and its history at the grounds
  • Explore the Pavilion and sit on the seats normally reserved for England players
  • Follow in the footsteps of cricketing legends while walking though the Long Room
  • See the Ashes Urn, cricket’s most famous icon, in the MCC Museum
  • Admire the award-winning architecture of the Lords Media Centre

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What You Can Expect

Behind the Scenes: Lord’s Cricket Ground Tour in London

Ashes Urn

Meet your expert guide outside the world-famous Lord’s Cricket Ground in London, and head straight inside to discover the undisputed ‘home of cricket.’

Your 1.5-hour cricket-themed tour starts with a leisurely walk around the ground’s Pavilion. The distinctive Grade II-listed building notably houses the dressing rooms, privileged seats for members of MCC and, of course, the famous Long Room where players walk through en route to the cricket field.

Following in the footsteps of cricketing legends, walk through the Long Room, and imagine yourself striding out to bat at a Test match like the greats of the game have done before you. Take a look at the honors board, and sit on one of the dressing room's most sought-after seats – usually reserved for England players or visiting Test teams only.

As your guide entertains you with fascinating facts and anecdotes about England’s cricketing history, stroll to the MCC Museum on the other side of the cricket ground. Here you’ll see the iconic Ashes Urn that was given to Ivo Bligh, captain of the English cricket team in 1883, and learn how the term “bringing home the ashes” came to be coined.

Your tour ends inside the J.P Morgan's Media Centre, a futuristic building that was commissioned in time of the 1999 Cricket World Cup. Awarded the Stirling Prize for architecture in the same year, this beautiful space hosts Sky Sports presenters and Test match broadcasts.

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Was given a lovely tour with a very lovley gentleman who new everything you needed to know about Lords and being able to be in all the famous change rooms and sit in the Media Centre too was amazing.

Julie H
Australia

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

Excellent tour, our tour director was fantastic, highly recommend this tour

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

Great tour. Very informative. Graeme was our guide. He was awesome, he certainly knew his cricket! He had a great sense of humour and it was a fun tour, we are Aussies, ashes test starts Thursday, so that made it even better, there was a good vibe. Going into the dressing rooms was great especially with test about to start. Would highly recommend this tour

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Fabulous tour guide John kept the twelve 14year olds attention the whole time. Great interesting information and stories. Great even for non cricket tragic mums

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Great time

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

My husband is a huge cricket fan and he loved it. It was really interesting.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

This tour was amazing!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

A great tour for any cricket lovers. The tour was led by a mcc cricket buff which made the tour fun with a great insight into the ground history.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Very good tour. Worth the trip

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2015

Great tour for cricket fans. Well worth the money, and amazing to get to see some many different and historical parts of Lords.

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