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    What you'll do

    Walk in the footsteps of sporting greats with a tour of one of the world’s most iconic sports grounds, the Kia Oval London.

    Enjoy The Kia Oval Tour with The London Pass®

    • Tour the home of the famous Ashes tournament at this renowned oval cricket ground.

    The Kia Oval, also known as oval cricket stadium, is one of the world’s most famous sports grounds and has been home to Surrey County Cricket Club since 1845 also boasts the title of the birthplace of cricket’s Ashes, the host of football’s first-ever FA Cup Final in 1872, along with early rugby Internationals.

    Tour Timings and Ticket Info

    Explore the famous ground with a behind-the-scenes tour, step onto the outfield, see the commentary box, and much more. Tours run at 11 am Thursday to Saturday and last for around 90-minutes. The tour will start with tea or coffee in the Members’ Pavilion overlooking the pitch. For those interested in grabbing a seat, Kia Oval tickets can easily be purchased from The London Pass®.

    Along with the ground itself, there’s plenty of opportunities to find out more about the club with a visit to the Club Museum. See memorabilia from the early days along with newer items that celebrate the club's achievements today.

    Arrival Details

    Please note: Arrive at the John Edrich Gate (Oval Underground end) at least 15-minutes before the tour. You will be directed to the Pavilion reception.

    The Kia Oval Highlights

    Hospitality areas

    Take a look at the best places to experience a day at the Kia Oval, which is an oval stadium unique in its architecture and ambiance.

    Dressing Rooms

    The tour will start with tea or coffee in the Members’ Pavilion overlooking the pitch.

    Committee Room

    See where Club Presidents have held meetings and entertained VIP guests on match days.

    Fun Facts

    Did you know

    • In 1870, The Oval staged England’s first international football match, versus Scotland.
    • The Oval played its part during World War II and was requisitioned to house anti-aircraft searchlights. It was then turned into a prisoner-of-war camp intended to hold enemy parachutists, though it was never used for this.
    • The famous Oval Gasholders were built in 1853 and are Grade II listed.

    Why Buy Kia Oval Tickets with The London Pass®?

    One of the best things about the London Pass® is that it gives you access to over 100+ London attractions, including the iconic Kia Oval London. So why not make the most of your London trip and explore one of cricket’s most legendary grounds without the hassle?

    Know before you go

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    This attraction requires advanced booking.

    Getting in: show your pass and proof of confirmation at the start of the tour. 

    Please note: your group must be no more than six people,and you are asked to remain socially distanced from other people on the tour. Please arrive at least 20 minutes before your tour start time.

    Where you'll be

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    Kennington Oval, London, GB

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    Operating hours

    Wednesday: 11AM
    Thursday: 11AM
    Friday: 11AM and 2PM
    Saturday: 11AM and 2PM
    Sunday: 11AM and 2PM

    Closings & holidays

    23rd, 25th – 30th August 2024

    The Kia Oval Tour

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    Plans can change, we get it. All non-activated credits packages are eligible for a refund within 90 days of your purchase date.

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