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Kensington Oval

Address: Bridgetown, Barbados
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Ranked #6 of 36 Attractions in Bridgetown
Type: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields, Sports Complexes, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields, Sports Complexes, Sights & Landmarks

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East Molesey, United Kingdom
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118 reviews 118 reviews
15 attraction reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

As an MCC member, who loves his visits to Lords (& has taken friends to the excellent official guided tour there), wondered whether this would live up to the standard. But it surely did. They were hosting an event for ""Cropover" festival sponsors, & at first were not sure if we could be fitted in. But then allocated a charming... More 

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Wigan
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71 reviews 71 reviews
19 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

My wife, a keen cricket fan, was thrilled with her trip around the oval. Three friends enjoyed a very informative tour with a relaxed and charming and knowledgeable guide. The tour, approximately an hour was long enough to imagine the atmosphere on match days, discuss the greats and stand behind the chairs used by the commentators. ( Your chance to... More 

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Bournemouth, England
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154 reviews 154 reviews
30 attraction reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

My family and i visited here during a shopping trip into nearby Bridgetown. The ground is a mile out of the capital so take a taxi if you are there for the day. We had intended to do the guided tour, however, when we arrived there was a hockey tournament playing and decided to go and watch. We watched this... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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121 reviews 121 reviews
61 attraction reviews
1,214 helpful votes 1,214 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

This is a must visit for cricket fans awesome building, take one of the tours cricket fans wont be disappointed.

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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Seeing the West Indies Home of Cricket was a real thrill. To see a statue of Sir Garfield Sobers outside the famous ground brings back many memories of seeing him play, sadly only once live but many times on TV. Sadly it was a Sunday and the ground was closed but to be able to see into the ground and... More 

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London
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27 reviews 27 reviews
5 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

I was so excited to visit this place and dragged my wife to see it. The tour was pretty poor, the guide didn't know that much and pointed out obvious locations. I've been to Lords and other grounds and there you get a real feel for the cricket and the vibe. This was a little disappointing, but as a cricket... More 

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Sydney
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193 reviews 193 reviews
64 attraction reviews
236 helpful votes 236 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Unfortunately there was no game in progress the day we visited so we decided to do the tour. The tours start at the front gate and appear to leave every half hour. Cost is USD10 each and it lasts for about 30 minutes. First up you are shown a short video giving the history of the Oval and detailing the... More 

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3 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

A great time is had by all who visits..lots of local and international shows is held here..completely sold out for Rhianna's cocert..its the best location...centralized and only venue that can hold thousands..I enjoyed every show I've been to.

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exeter
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

we had intended to do the guided tour, however, when we arrived there was a match playing between two local islands and decided to go and watch. What a great afternoons fun, all of the staff were really good and knowledgeable and we ended up with a mini tour and history lesson as well. Such a great way to spend... More 

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

I do not like cricket but it is a great place to visit if you do, whether there is a match on or not. I actually went there during Cropover, when there were some great fetes there. Great dancing, music and drinks! They also use the Oval for concerts as well!

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