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Address: Botley Road | West End, Southampton SO30 3XH, England
Phone Number: 02380 47 2002
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Description: The home of Hampshire Cricket, host to England Internationals and...
The home of Hampshire Cricket, host to England Internationals and arena-scale concerts from the likes of Oasis, REM, and The Who. A new era has begun with a £48 million development including the opening of two new stands; which boast contemporary architecture and luxurious new conference and event facilities, making it one of the most exciting venues on the South Coast. With the imminent construction of a 4-star hotel to the Northern End of the venue, it will be the only Model Test match ground in the country as defined by the ECB. The Ageas Bowl is available to host business meetings and conferences all year round. Located on the outskirts of Southampton it benefits from exceptional links to the motorway networks and public transportation. So whatever your business or leisure requirements, we invite you to consider the fantastic opportunities at The Ageas Bowl, a relaxed atmosphere combined with spectacular architecture, professional service and a beautiful setting.
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Great day out

Great day out - everything you could want facilities wise. Only let down were the queues to the loo's and their cleanliness.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
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Aberystwyth, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
5 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Now the hotel is complete, the ground has a stunning range of facilities. A superb way to enjoy cricket

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Aberystwyth, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Great day out - everything you could want facilities wise. Only let down were the queues to the loo's and their cleanliness.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Last night I went to a company Christmas party here £50.00 per person. I have never had such poor quality and badly cooked food. The service was terrible with staff having no idea what they were doing. Wine was included red wine on the tables was fine but to have warm white wine on tables before we arrived baggers belief.... More 

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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014 via mobile

What a gorgeous venue to watch cricket in. All you can see is trees and greenery (when not watching the cricket). Makes a change from those built up inner city stadiums.....plan your travel to and from the ground and you will be fine. Come on ECB support Hampshire with an A list test match.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Over this last year, I've been to the Ageas Bowl a lot of times. I first went last year for the England v Australia ODI and nearly froze to death because I really do not know what it is with the Ageas Bowl that means that inside it's at least 3 degrees colder than it is outside. So I highly... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
13 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

I was recently here for the England v India test match (caught the final day) and I must say that the renovations are looking good. As a local, I was a bit disappointed by the name change (sponsors will have their way though), but this stadium is definitely one on the up! The only issue is that food and drink... More 

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North Carolina, USA
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

My first visit to the Ageas Bowl was on July 31, 2014 to attend the last day of a very exciting test cricket match between England and India (which England won). Fifth day tickets were sold at much lower prices than the tickets for the first 4 days, and were very affordable. The Ageas Bowl itself is very well-designed and... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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10 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

I have been to the Ageas Bowl (Rose Bowl) many times and its always a special occasion to go and watch the cricket. My last visit was to the 2nd Day of the England v India Test Match. The ground does have a very handy cycle park where you can lock your bike up for the day, As a cyclist... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Lovely stadium (at least it will be when the hotel is finished) however: I attended day 5 of the test match yesterday, my first visit, and with a crowd of circa 5,000 expected I turned up without doing any research on transport as I figured none would be necessary with the ground 1/3 full. The last 2 miles to the... More 

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New Delhi, India
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29 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

I had the occasion to watch the opening day of the India England Test match on Sunday, July 28. I found the Ageas Oval beautiful, and the facilities excellent. I would rate this as one of the most attractive grounds I have seen.. I was privileged to be driven to the stadium in a friend's chauffeur driven car, so access... More 

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