Info Home to the Queens Park Rangers FC since 1917, Loftus Road, built in 1904, is the smallest ground in the English Premier League. Located in Shepherd’s Bush, London, the 18,360-capacity stadium has four stands that meet without gaps, making for an insular atmosphere. Usually referred to as QPR, the Queens Park Rangers club ... more
South Africa Road
London W12 7PA
Info Uxbridge Cricket Club, founded in 1789, is primarily a cricket stadium for those in the Middlesex and West London Area. In 1858 the Club moved to a field behind the eastern end of High Street and remained there until 1970 when it moved to its current site, opposite Uxbridge Common. The stadium, based in the Borough of Hillingdon ... more
Uxbridge, Middlesex UB8 1NR
Info The Oval, also known as the Kia Oval, is a large outdoor international cricket arena in Kennington, in the London Borough of Lambeth. The Oval is the home playing field of the Surrey County Cricket Club. The Oval was first established in 1845 and has since been redeveloped and expanded multiple times; it is now at a capacity ... more
Surrey County Cricket Club
London SE11 5SS
Info The Emirates Stadium, or known less formally as “The Emirates” is located on an estate in Ashburton Grove in North London. The stadium houses the Arsenal Football Club and seats 60,361 fans, making it the third biggest football stadium in England and fourth largest throughout the entire United Kingdom. Events at the Emirates ... more
London N5 1BU
Info It really doesn’t matter whether one can follow a match of cricket or not – a sunny day at Lord’s Cricket Ground offers a fabulous excuse for an outdoor party where even the uninitiated can enjoy a few pints, soak up the rays, and blindly cheer for the local Marylebone and Middlesex players along with the rest of the 32 ... more
Lord’s Cricket Ground
St. John’s Wood Road
London NW8 8, UK
Info Vicarage Road (“The Vic”), built in 1922, is a stadium in Watford, Hertfordshire, England. The Vic, with a capacity of just under 20,000, is the home of the Watford football club as well as the Saracens rugby union club. The ground, opened by Benskins Brewery in the 20s, was finally purchased by Watford in ... more
Vicarage Road Stadium
Watford, Herts WD18 0EP
Info The All England Lawn Tennis Club is an exclusive private members society that hosts the prestigious Wimbledon Championships tennis tournament every summer. Originally founded in 1868 as a croquet and tennis club, it was moved to its current location in Wimbledon in 1922 in order to expand and accommodate for the popularity ... more
London SW19 5AE
Arena / Concert Venue
Info The O2 Arena, also known as North Greenwich Arena, is one of London’s most impressive entertainment venues. Selling over 1.2 million tickets during its opening year in 2007, the O2 Arena is the third most popular venue in the world behind Manchester Arena and Madison Square Garden. The O2 Arena is located on the Greenwich ... more
London SE10 0DX
Info Stamford Bridge, also known as “The Bridge”, is a football stadium that is home to the wildly popular Chelsea Football Club. Stamford Bridge opened in 1877 and became Chelsea FC’s home ground in 1905. Stamford Bridge is in London’s Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham, and is one of the larger stadiums within the Premier ... more
London SW6 1HS
Info White Hart Lane, built in 1899, is a football stadium in Tottenham, England. The stadium, which is known amongst fans as “The Lane,” is home to the Tottenham Hotspur football club. Beyond national football matches, other games at White Hart Lane include England under-21 football matches, boxing matches and in 1995 and 1996 ... more
46 White Hart Lane
London N17 8DP
Info Home to the Reading Football Club and the London Irish rugby union club, Madejski Stadium is located in Reading, Berkshire. The 24,161-capacity stadium was built in 1998, and it has a shiny gloss that sets it apart from the many historical football stadiums in the country. Each of the four stands has concourse refreshments ... more
Junction 11, M4
Reading, Berkshire, RG2 0FL
Stadium / Stadium
Info The Boleyn Ground, located in Upton Park, is home to the West Ham United Football Club. Usually referred to as “Upton Park,” Boleyn Ground has a capacity of 35,016 ardent fans on two levels of seating. In 1912, the club first rented the stadium’s grounds, which picked up the Boleyn name from one of its buildings, reported ... more
Upton Park, London E13 9AZ
The best musicians, artists, and athletes in the world need to play on the biggest stages, and the city of London provides in spades with massive arenas, complexes, and stadiums befitting the amazing sports and music that comes through on a daily basis.
Starting off with sports, all of the London football clubs have their own temples of sports worship. Arsenal plays at Emirates Stadium, Chelsea at Stamford Bridge, Tottenham at White Hart Lane, West Ham at Boleyn Ground, Queens Park at Loftus Road, Fulham at Craven Cottage Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park, and Charlton at The Valley. Emirates and Stamford Bridge are both enormous, seating 60,000 and 40,000+ respectively.
For other sports, there’s the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club where Centre Court fills up with 15,000 tennis fans during Wimbledon, while the Olympic Stadium and Wembley Stadium host national and international competitions like the Olympics and even NFL football. Lord’s Cricket Ground, meanwhile, is the biggest cricket pitch in London seating 28,000 spectators.
Many of the stadiums in London also double as music venues as Wembley hosts the biggest international superstars in the business, while the O2 Arena, which seats 20,000 is home to everything from WWE wrestling, tennis tournaments, and touring rock stars like The Rolling Stones, Rihanna, Coldplay, and Drake.
There are so many London stadiums, it’s hard to name them all in a short space, but rest assured if you’re looking for incredible music or the best in sports, there are stadiums for every occasion.