Craven Cottage
Craven Cottage
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11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Sunday
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
About
Visit Craven Cottage, the iconic home of Fulham Football Club, London's oldest professional football club. Walk in the footsteps of some of the greatest players to ever play the game; marvel at the 1905 Pavilion, designed by the legendary Archibald Leitch and try a seat in the Johnny Haynes Stand, named after the clubs greatest player and England captain, the first £100 a week player. Take a seat in the changing room, imagine you are playing in the match and listening to the Head Coach give a team talk. Take your place in the dugout and players tunnel and walk in the footsteps of George Cohen, the only English right-back to win the World Cup, back in 1966. The ground is traditional, historical and fascinating. Our tours are all led by an official guide who will be delighted to show you a truly special, famous and iconic ground. We cannot wait to show you around. Come on Fulham!
Duration: 1-2 hours
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  • Stuart
    Corby, United Kingdom3 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    A must experience tour!
    Ed, our guide was absolutely fantastic. The tour around the ground was unbelievable, and my wife, daughter, and grandson are now committed Fulham fans. I would recommend anyone to go on this tour and to see what an original football stadium looks like. Thank you to all the staff and especially the groundsmen who keep the pitch in perfect condition.
    Visited April 2023
    Traveled with family
    Written April 17, 2023
  • Davide V
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    What a beautiful place!
    Great, great experience. A truly old English stadium, tradition and full usability in the same place. Ed, our guide, was absolutely amazing. I recommend this tour not only to footbal fans, absolutely a must see. Thanks to Ed and all the staff, who keep this place at its best since 1896.
    Visited April 2023
    Traveled with friends
    Written April 17, 2023
  • bozena v
    2 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    We loved the tour!
    Fascinating piece of football history, well worth visiting even if you're not a huge football fan. Our guides - Doug and Mark - were great! They clearly love the place and know a lot about the history of the club.
    Visited April 2023
    Traveled with friends
    Written April 23, 2023
  • Amanda H
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    A MUST do while in London!
    A MUST see if you’re in/around London! What an exceptional tour - our guide, Mark was splendid and the history of the grounds is well worth the visit. Fulham and Craven Cottage will win you over with its charm, history, and splendor. Mark really is quite passionate about the team and its history which made the tour all the more fun. We have been to a few stadiums and tours, this was by far the best! I’d recommend it hands down!
    Visited April 2023
    Traveled with family
    Written April 25, 2023
  • Mark
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Excellent tour and great value for money
    The whole tour was excellent, Ian our tour guide was very knowledgeable and had a great sense of humour. He helped to make the whole experience very enjoyable. Highlight was walking into the cottage for the first time.
    Visited April 2023
    Traveled as a couple
    Written April 27, 2023
  • James H
    13 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Oldest club in London
    Really relaxed and informative tour behind the scenes at the club bought to life by the informed story telling of Trevor and Ed of the oldest club in London. A club steeped in history who has not given up it’s heritage to a modern soulless stadium. Highly recommended for not just Fulham fans but anyone with a love of Football. Remember England have never won a World Cup without a Fulham player in the starting 11!!
    Visited May 2023
    Traveled with family
    Written May 2, 2023
  • Kayana A
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    MIKE AND WILL FOR THE WIN!
    The tour was amazing! We learned a lot about the construction being done and what the final stadium will look like! Our tour guides Mike and Will were incredible, funny, and kind! They answered all our questions and helped us with pictures! They deserve a spot in the Cottage for every game!
    Visited May 2023
    Traveled with friends
    Written May 11, 2023
  • alexluella
    London, United Kingdom8 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Really one of the best stadium tours we’ve been on
    Such a good tour. We’ve been in a few tours in the UK and Europe and honestly, this Fulham tour is tying at top place for us now. Ed took us on the tour and he really knew his stuff, so just a load of great knowledge and passion. So much history at Fulham and the tour takes you on a real journey. What made the tour really special was keeping the authenticity, the parts we visited and the stories and history that was told, oh and of course the players changing room!! Seeing the tactics on the whiteboard from when we beat Leicester was great and and sitting in Mitro’s seat felt mega .. Great club and really 5 star tour !! Thank you Ed and c’mon you whites !!
    Visited May 2023
    Traveled with family
    Written May 13, 2023
  • Dan P
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Fun, quirky history tour of quirky stadium.
    As a casual American soccer fan, I found the quirky history and stadium of Fulham delightful during our tour. The guides were very friendly and accommodating of all sorts of questions and happy to help with a photo op. Beautiful walk from the Putney Bridge station through active parks and cafes. Make a day of it.
    Visited May 2023
    Traveled solo
    Written May 15, 2023
  • suprchick77
    Salt Lake City, Utah161 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Do the tour!
    I had a great time doing the guided tour of Craven Cottage! Phil and Trevor were fantastic guides. Even though I’m not a Fulham fan (although I may be now), I really enjoyed myself. So much history, highly recommended.
    Visited May 2023
    Traveled as a couple
    Written May 17, 2023
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Chrissy
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2023 • Friends
Fantastic football experience! Having the chance to go inside Craven Cottage was truly delightful and our guide was incredibly knowledgeable. We highly recommend this tour with Ian who could not only recite the club’s history, but made the tour engaging and humorous. This tour is definitely a top attraction in London!
Written March 4, 2023
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Haydon R
Norwich, UK4 contributions
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Oct 2023 • Family
After a short walk through Bishop's Park we arrived at Craven Cottage right alongside the wonderful statue of Johnny Haynes, where the tour started once we had signed in at the reception. We were introduced to our Tour Guides, Will and Joey, who led us into the ground to start the tour. We were privileged to be there on October 10th as it was 127 years to the day that Fulham played their first match on this ground. (We were all given a small memento of the occasion). First we were given a demonstration of how small the turnstiles are as this part of the ground is a Grade 1 Listed Building and no alterations can be made. From there we were guided through the Johnny Haynes Stand with it's wooden seats well over 100 years old. As a lifelong Fulham supporter my dream was always one day to go inside the "Cottage" well today we did. We ascended the steps into the lounge and then out onto the balcony of the Cottage. To see the ground from there was breathtaking, a dream come true. Thinking about all the countless footballers and celebrities who have stood there over the past 100 or more years was just amazing. We then visited the dressing rooms where in the "home" dressing room the shirts of the current first team squad are hanging on hooks ready for the next game. We saw the physio room and the small gym. The "away" dressing room was not quite so plush, but then why would it be? We then walked through the tunnel onto the pitch area, although we obviously were not allowed to walk on the hallowed turf. Then it was over to the new stand, which is reputed to be costing Fulham Chairman, Shahid Khan, £120m and season tickets will be £3,000 a time which is the highest in the Football League. However, if you want to watch the "best" you have to pay for it. Then it was back through the "Hammy" end to the Trophy Room. Not many trophies in there but who needs trophies when the enjoyment is in watching Fulham. Then it was through the club shop and the tour was over. Will gave us a wonderful guided tour telling us many bits of information about players and matches over the years and all aspects of the ground itself. The whole tour was at our pace, (I am in my 80s and I have difficulties walking) and we were encouraged to ask as many questions and take as many photos we wanted. The tour took well over an hour. It was a wonderful experience and we were all made to feel special. It is well worth a visit even if you aren't a Fulham supporter. Thank you Fulham FC for the wonderful time we all had.
Written October 13, 2023
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Elizabeth
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5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2023 • Family
My Dad and I did the tour on 18/02/2023 @ 3pm.
The tour was spectacular! Our guide, Philip, was informative, funny and his knowledge of the club was amazing. We a great time learning more about the history of London’s original club including many facts we were unaware of. Got lots of great pictures, some of which Philip offered to take to really capture our time there. Would happily go again. When arriving we spoke with a very friendly guy in reception who was passionate about Fulham and made us feel so welcome.
Would highly recommend the tour to anyone, you don’t need to be a fan, they welcome anyone and everyone.
The day ended with Fulham beating Brighton away by 1-0 in the final minutes.
Very good experience and well worth the money.
Written February 20, 2023
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ElvisBob
Brackley, UK4 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2023 • Friends
I can really recommend the Fulham FC tour. The two tour guides we had were extremely informative, and I learnt so much more about this famous football clubs history. It all started outside on Stevenage Road by the famous statue of Fulham’s greatest player, Johnny Haynes. From there you go inside down by the pitch and then into the famous Stevenage Road stand, which, along with The Cottage are listed buildings. We then went in to
The Cottage which I have never been in before, and it was so good to go inside both sets of changing rooms, to go upstairs and sit in those famous Cottage seats, that overlook the stadium and the pitch. We then went down to the pitch as both sets of teams do where we had a chance to take photographs. The gem on my tour was to have with us one of Fulham‘s former players, Terry Angus who played for Fulham back in the 90s. He was such a nice guy and gave a fantastic insight as to what it was like playing for Fulham back then, but also what it was like just before going out for a game inside the dressing room. He had so many great stories to tell and you could see he is still so passionate about Fulham football club. If you are a Fulham fan or just crazy about football , I really do recommend this tour as it gives you such a great insight into London’s oldest football club. The two tour guides were extremely professional and full of information, but it was also a tour where you felt quiet at ease, while taking in the fantastic view of the stadium, The Cottage and its fantastic history. I would just like to thank all the staff at Fulham FC for putting on such a great and professional tour. Well done to all of you!
Written March 27, 2023
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Thomas
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2023 • Solo
If you’re a football fan, this is a must! Craven Cottage is a beautiful ground and the tour allows you to see every aspect of this historic stadium. My tour guide, Ed, was amazing and as a lifelong supporter was able to answer all my questions about the club. Now with the new Riverside Stand, the contrast of modern mixed with historic makes for an incredible stadium. Being able to sit in the original seats from 1905 and go into the Cottage itself was awesome. Highly highly recommend this tour as its just a short walk from Putney Bridge tube station (Zone 2), and it takes you through a nice park next to the Thames as you see the stadium in the distance. 1000% worth the price. Cheers!
Written January 27, 2023
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Andy H
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2022
Absolutely fantastic tour. I cannot rate this high enough and a must for any Fulham supporter or anyone interested in football. London’s oldest club often voted the best away day by travelling supporters.
I’ve been a supporter and season ticket holder for almost 45 years but still found out things I never knew. To see inside the Cottage and changing rooms was a great experience.
Written April 28, 2022
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Mike B
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2023 • Couples
Superb guided tour of Craven Cottage; the oldest football stadium in the UK. Mark & Will, the guides, brought the history of the ground (and Fulham the team) to life with a great blend of historic facts and their personal view, as fans of Fulham. IIt was great to go behind the scenes of the actual Cottage and the Grade 2 listed Johnny Haynes stand. Thoroughly recommend this for anyone with the slightest interest in football (soccer)
Written May 19, 2023
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Derek O
4 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2022
Truly wonderful stadium tour. I work in American sports and this was a fantastic tour with great stories full of charm, humor and history. The historic structure and new additions are beautiful and have their own nuanced stories as well. Ian was a phenomenal tour guide and involved every individual in our tour group and their unique perspective.

This tour left me feeling like I had a deeper understanding of English football, Fulham, Fulham FC and more.

If you enjoy sports of any kind and the buildings they're played in (especially the historic kind) you'll love this tour.
Written April 28, 2022
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SamPo
London, UK1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2022
Fantastic way to spend an hour and a half whether a Fulham fan or not. You don't just learn about the club's rich history, but so much about the local area and importance of grade two listed buildings!

The most unique and endearing club in London. The origins of which tell you so much about the wider history of clubs becoming professional, footballers' wages, stadium development and so on.

Big thanks to Ian who was a top tour guide and nice fella!
Written February 15, 2022
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Jamie D
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2023 • Solo
Great stadium and a great tour. Gives you a great sense of the history and of the club itself. If you enjoy football, I’d highly recommend this.

The guide’s passion really comes out when you go on the tour, feels genuine
Written March 10, 2023
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