There are plenty of reasons to enjoy London as a city of sport. If you have an upcoming visit planned to the English capital, and you are an avid sports fan, there are lots of things you can see and do to combine your love of the sport with an enjoyable stay and travel with soccer tours
Many of the main sporting venues in London offer specialized tours around their facilities, and these tours are a great way to spend an hour or so at the home of the most famous stadiums in the world. Whether you are a fan of football, rugby, cricket, tennis or athletics, you certainly won’t be short of places to visit.
The Premier League is the most popular and most watched soccer league on the planet and at the time of writing, London plays host to no less than six teams that ply their trade in this fantastic league. In Arsenal, Chelsea, Tottenham Hotspur, West Ham United, Fulham and Queens Park Rangers, there is a wealth of Premier League football to enjoy during the season, if you are lucky enough to get a ticket. If you can’t make it on match day, then most of these clubs offer comprehensive tours of their stadiums. Let’s not forget Wembley stadium either, home of the English football team, which can also be toured.
One you have had your fill of football, why not take in the charms of the All England Club, which every year hosts the Wimbledon tennis Grand Slam Championships. As well as enjoying a walk around the grounds and getting a glimpse of Centre Court, you can also visit the museum to relive some of your favorite tennis moments.
If you love the sound of “willow on leather” then you are probably a cricket fan, so calling in for a tour of Lord’s Cricket Ground will be an extra special treat! See the inner workings of one of the most famous cricket venues in the world and gaze out onto the pitch and remember that incredible test century from a favorite batter. There is also a museum to enjoy, providing lots of extra cricket information.