Summer Sporting Events You Can See in London


London is a mecca for sports fans, and with several high-profile events coming to the city in this year, there’s never been a better time to plan a visit to the nation’s capital to see some world class sporting superstars in action first hand.

For those staying at the Park Grand London Kensington this summer, we’ve compiled a list of the best sports events in town, so regardless of whether you are a die-hard rugby fan or want to experience a day of world-class cricket at Lord’s, there is sure to be something here to suit.

Quilter International: England v Wales

Sunday 11th August 2019 – Twickenham Stadium

Watch two of the UK’s best rugby teams go head to head in the Quilter International games this summer at the iconic Twickenham Stadium.

Twickenham Stadium

Feel the roar of the crowd rising from the stadium with a standard ticket, or if you’ve secured a great deal on your accommodation with our romantic hotel packages London, why not treat your significant other to one of the many hospitality packages and watch the match with a glass of something fizzy in hand from the comfort of a corporate box?

The Ashes: England vs Australia

Wednesday 14th – Sunday 18th August, 2nd Specsavers Test, Lord’s

What could be more British than a day out at the cricket? Lord’s is one of the sport’s most iconic venues, so if you’re planning a stay at the Park Grand London Kensington, you’ll want to make sure you grab tickets for the 2nd Specsavers test which will see England take on Australia later this summer.

exterior view of Lords Cricket ground London England

Just a short Tube ride away from the hotel, you can book one of our Indian afternoon tea experiences during your sta. This is the perfect opportunity to enjoy two popular British pastimes in one fell swoop – and only at the Park Grand Kensington London.

Wimbledon Championships

1st – 14th July, All England Club, Wimbledon, London

If you and your other half are followers of tennis, then why not opt for a special break away with our romantic hotel packages London and catch a match at the historic All England Club?

Wimbledon offers

The only tennis venue in the world to host a Grand Slam on grass, enjoy strawberries and cream and a great day out as tennis legends and up and coming stars of the future alike go head to head at this popular venue.

This is a very popular event with thousands of visitors travelling to London for this very reason. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to try our Indian afternoon tea during your stay – we advise booking in advance so you can sample an aromatic and delectable treat after a day watching the tennis.

Remember, you’ll also need to book your tickets for a match in advance as this is one of the biggest international events on the annual tennis calendar.