Accommodation close to Stadium in St John's Wood
W1U 8JF, London, 51 Gloucester Place
The Z Hotel at Gloucester Place offers accommodation in London, half a mile from Selfridges & Co on Oxford Street, and within a 10-minute walk from Edgware Road Underground Station. The hotel features free WiFi... read more
£ 70.00View Rates
W2 3UY, London, 55 Westbourne Terrace, Paddington, London
Less than a 5-minute walk from London Paddington Station and Hyde Park, this boutique hotel offers elegant rooms with free internet and satellite TV. Oxford Street’s shops are a 10-minute Tube ride away, while Buckingham... read more
£ 104.88View Rates
W1T 5AY, London, 130 Tottenham Court Road
In London's vibrant West End, Radisson Blu Edwardian, Grafton offers luxury, boutique accommodation on Tottenham Court Road. The stylish hotel has a modern restaurant and free WiFi. The sumptuous rooms are furnished with custom-made wall... read more
£ 109.00View Rates
SW1H 9LA, London, 33 Tothill Street
Located in the capital's iconic Westminster district, The Sanctuary House Hotel is less than 5 minutes' walk from historic Westminster Abbey, the famous Houses of Parliament, and Big Ben. The grand Victorian hotel features a... read more
£ 130.00View Rates
W1C 1BY, London, 350 Oxford Street
Radisson Blu Edwardian, Berkshire is a delightful boutique hotel on Oxford Street, a 5-minute walk from Selfridges department store. It is opposite Bond Street Underground Station and close to an array of luxury boutiques and... read more
£ 130.00View Rates
EC4Y 1LL, London, 1-2 Serjeant's Inn, Fleet Street
Just off bustling Fleet Street, this luxury hotel is located in London’s historic Temple legal district. It boasts chic, stylish rooms with 40-inch TVs and Bose Mp3 docks, an elegant restaurant, and a modern gym.... read more
£ 135.15View Rates
W1H 7DL, London, Great Cumberland Place
This stylish 4-star hotel is set in the West End, just steps away from Marble Arch London Underground Station and within walking distance from the famous shops on Oxford Street. It boasts modern, luxury rooms... read more
£ 141.00View Rates
SE1 7UT, London, Westminster Bridge Road
Park Plaza Westminster Bridge London is set opposite the Houses of Parliament and Big Ben, on the South Bank. It is less than a 5-minute walk from the London Eye, the Aquarium, restaurants and theatres.... read more
£ 143.20View Rates
SW1V 1EQ, London, 239 Vauxhall Bridge Road
Park Plaza Victoria Hotel features a modern spa, stylish cocktail bar and large luxury bedrooms. Situated in lively Victoria, the hotel is a 2-minute walk from Victoria Station, and a 5-minute' walk from Buckingham Palace.... read more
£ 143.20View Rates
WC1B 3QD, London, 9-13 Bloomsbury Street, Nr Covent Garden
Located just 100 metres from the British Museum and less than a 10-minute walk from Covent Garden and Soho, 4-star Radisson Blu Edwardian, Bloomsbury Street offers a modern gym, restaurant and free high-speed WiFi. Oxford... read more
£ 148.00View Rates
W1H 7BG, London, 22 Portman Square
Set in London’s West End, this modern hotel is just a 5-minute walk from Oxford Street and Hyde Park. It offers air-conditioned rooms with free WiFi, a international restaurant, a fitness centre and an outdoor... read more
£ 164.00View Rates
SW7 4QH, London, 140 Gloucester Road
An elegant 19th-century town house, The Bailey’s Hotel London is centrally located in Kensington. These luxurious rooms are only 30 metres from the Gloucester Road Tube Station. Kensington Gardens, Hyde Park, Royal Albert Hall and... read more
£ 165.30View Rates
SW1E 6AF, London, 41-54 Buckingham Gate
With a luxury spa and tranquil courtyard garden, St. James' Court, A Taj Hotel, London offers 4-star rooms, free WiFi and 3 restaurants. Buckingham Palace can be reached in a short walk. The spacious, elegant... read more
£ 172.50View Rates
SW1X 9NU, London, 17-25 Sloane Street, Knightsbridge
With a prestigious location on Sloane Street, in the heart of fashionable Knightsbridge, the 4-star Millennium Hotel has luxury rooms, a stylish cocktail bar and modern Chinese cuisine restaurant. The chic bedrooms at Millennium Hotel... read more
£ 175.50View Rates
W2 4DU, London, 8 Pembridge Garden
Spread across 5 Victorian mansions, The Laslett is less than 1 minute from Notting Hill Gate Underground Station, and offers free WiFi in all areas. Each of the 51 guest rooms and suites feature air... read more
£ 199.00View Rates
W1H 7TN, London, 2 Wallenberg Place
Within 5 minutes’ walk of Hyde Park, Oxford Street’s shops and Marble Arch Underground Station, this 5-star hotel features a modern bar and an on-site spa. Free internet access is available throughout The Montcalm. Buckingham... read more
£ 222.00View Rates
W1J 7EH, London, 34-36 Clarges Street, Mayfair
Set in the heart of Mayfair in London’s West End, Park Lane Apartments - Clarges Street features free Wi-Fi. They are located just 2 minutes’ walk from Curzon Street and Green Park. A fully equipped... read more
£ 247.50View Rates
SW3 2DB, London, 24 Egerton Gardens
Set in the heart of Kensington in central London, just steps from the Victoria and Albert Museum, The Franklin Hotel - Starhotels Collezione offers elegant accommodation with free WiFi access and a Hammam floor. Guests... read more
£ 270.00View Rates
W1B 1JA, London, Portland Place
Located at the top of Regent Street, the prestigious Langham offers an award-winning glamorous bar, Artesian, and a stylish restaurant, Roux at the Landau. Free WiFi is available and Oxford Circus tube station is just... read more
£ 340.00View Rates
SW1X 7RN, London, 101 Knightsbridge
The Park Tower Knightsbridge, a Luxury Collection Hotel is a 5-star hotel located in the heart of Knightsbridge, just next door to Harvey Nichols and Hyde Park, and a short walk away from Harrods and... read more
£ 359.10View Rates
Where is Lord’s Cricket Ground
Where is Lord’s? This iconic ground is in the affluent St John’s Wood area of north London, in the NW8 postcode. There is a trendy high street with boutique shops, great restaurants and small wine bars nearby. Inside the grounds there are places to eat and drink, including a tavern serving cold beer and snacks and a garden restaurant serving three-course meals and afternoon tea. Expect to pay a premium, so if money is tight, don’t arrive hungry! Lord’s is the most famous ground for cricket in the world and home to the Ashes Urn.
It’s the home venue of England’s National Team, which plays their test matches and one-days at this ground. Popular is a behind the scene stadium tour where you can learn more about the club’s history. The Tour includes a look at the Pavilion, Long Room, Mound/Grand Stand, Dressing Rooms, the award winning Investec Media Centre and the Ashes. Tours run daily all year round and last around 1hour and 40 minutes. There are no tours on major match days or on preparation days. Within the grounds, you can also visit the MCC Museum which houses over 400 years of cricket history.
Staying in St John’s Wood District
When it comes to match days, there is no parking in the ground itself and local carparks are full quickly. Expect to pay around £35 for a day’s parking when there is a big event and to make sure of a place you will have to book and pay in advance. This makes finding a cheap place to stay near Lord’s a good option if you want an enjoyable day with little stress.
Having said that, budget hotels in this part of London are not easy to find but reserving your room in advance will give you more choice. There are plenty of luxurious 5 star hotels in and around Regents Park, which is walking distance away. For low-priced accommodation look towards the edges of London and around City Airport where there are good transport links to Lords.
Around the city there are many places to eat, so you do not need to book a hotel wth breakfast or evening meals if you want to save money. Usually within a few streets you will find a place to eat to suit your wallet and tastes. There are a few B&Bs on offer and some serviced apartments which can be booked as holiday lets which are especially nice if there is a group of you looking to stay together.
A very popular hotel is 4 star Danubius Hotel Regents Park. This accommodation overlooks Lord’s Cricket Ground and Regent’s Park and is situated only a 5-minute walk from St. John’s Wood London Underground Station. Euston in Central London and Marylebone Railway Stations are within easy reach, as are St. Pancras for the Eurostar and Paddington for the Heathrow Express train service. Buses from Stansted Airport and Luton Airport stop directly opposite the hotel, at the bus stop.
Things to do near Lord’s
If you are in the area for a few days, spend time enjoying the local sites. Just around the corner is the Abbey Road Studios where Beatles fans can take their picture on the famous zebra crossing. London Zoo is just a few streets away and the beautiful Regents Park is a great place to visit especially when the weather is fine.
Travel – How to get to Matches and Events
Nearest Train Station ?
The nearest tube station to the cricket ground is St John’s Wood on the Jubilee Line in Zone 2. It takes just 5 minutes to walk from the station to the venue. Just 15 minute’s walk away is Maida Vale, Baker Street and Edgware Road stations, and for a main line Marlebone is the closest.
The nearest main overground railway stations are Paddington Station and Marylebone station. Marylebone lies on the Chiltern Line and is approximately ten minutes walk from away. Paddington Station is approximately twenty minutes walk away.
The ground is within close distance of the M1, M40 and M4 motorways.
When coming from the M40, take the A40 (Westway) and turn Left into Lisson Grove. At the end of Lisson Grove, you have to turn right into St. John’s Wood road. You will see the stadium on your left side.
When coming from the M1 take the Hendon Way at the end, past Brent Cross Shopping Centre and over the north Circular Road (A406). Then turn right on to Finchley Road (A41) and continue to Wellington Road. You will pass St. John’s Wood underground station on the left and the Wellington Hospital on the right. You will see the stadium on your right hand side.
The stadium is well served by bus.
Lord’s is served by London’s Airports ; Heathrow International Airport, Gatwick Airport International (see cheap hostels), London City, Luton International LTN Airport and Stansted International Airport.
Some Facts and Location
Name : Lord’s Cricket Ground
Location : in St John’s Wood district, north-west London
Address : St John’s Wood Rd, London NW8 8QN, England, United Kingdom
- City of Westminster (apartments) — 3 miles
- Kensington — 3 miles
- Milton Keynes City Centre — 51 miles
- Cheltenham Gloucestershire — 94 miles
- Ipswich Hotel or B&B — 86 miles
Capacity : 28,000 seating places
Borough : London City of Westminster
County : Greater London
Tel : +44 20 7616 8500
Nearest Hotels : to the north of central London, in the Saint John’s Wood area near Regent’s Park.
Attractions within easy reach – NW8 8QN sat nav postcode area
MCC Cricket Museum (Lords Ground, St Johns Wood, London NW8, England): oldest sports museum in the world displaying a large collection of cricket memorabilia, including The Ashes. Visiting the museum is a must do for all lovers of cricket.
ZSL London Zoo (Regent’s Park, Outer Circle, NW1 4RY, England): famous zoo. It’s a very popular attraction for families (with children).
Regent’s Park (The Store Yard, Inner Circle, NW1 4NR, England (Marylebone)): popular Royal Park in central London. One of the highlights is Queen Mary’s Gardens. There’s also the London Zoo, and the Open Air Theatre.
Queen Mary’s Gardens (Inner Circle, Regent’s Park, England (Marylebone)): lovely rose gardens at the southern end of Regent’s Park, near York Gate. The gardens are really beautiful.
Open Air Theatre (Inner Circle, Regent’s Park, England): enjoy a summer’s evening at this open air theatre.