Just a few months to go for World Cup 2019, and the die-hard cricket fans all over the world can hardly hold their excitement. The next cricket world cup 2019 venues are England and Wales, the places where the inception of the gentlemen’s game began and spread across countries. The ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 locations in England are gearing up to welcome fans from all over the world. While the ‘cricket fever’ has just started to turn on, the cricket world cup 2019 tickets for the dates when India is playing are already selling like hotcakes.
Once you have exhausted all your energy screaming ‘India, India’ during the match, we suggest you invest the rest of it exploring the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 venues. From London to Bristol, kill two birds with one stone on your England trip by exploring the vibrant nightlife, attractions, and other gems in the host cities along with enjoying the cricket match.
London: June 9 – IND vs AUS; July 14 – Finale
Leeds: July 6 – IND vs SL
Nottingham: June 14 – IND vs NZ
Bristol: June 01 – AFG vs AUS
Durham: June 28 – SL vs SA
Birmingham: June 30 – IND vs ENG
Southampton: June 5 – IND vs SA; June 22 – IND vs AFG
Cardiff June 04 – SL vs AFG
Taunton: June 12 – AUS vs PAK
Manchester: June 16 – IND vs PAK; June 27 – IND vs WI
Cricket World Cup 2019 is just around the corner! Here are a few highlights for you so that you don’t miss out on anything.
- There will be 48 matches in total in ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 tournament.
- England will open the tournament on May 30 at The Oval where they will be playing against South Africa.
- India will play its first match on June 05 against South Africa at the Hampshire Bowl in Southampton.
- Australia will play their title defense in against Afghanistan in Bristol on June 01.
- The hosts for 2011, 2015, and 2019 were already announced in 2006
- Since England is hosting ICC Cricket World Cup 2019, it was an automatic qualifier for the tournament.
Here is a quick pocket guide for all the ICC World Cup 2019 venues that will help you plan your itinerary for England trip. Know about all the attractions, experiences, and places to stay in these cities.
The most happening city and capital of England, London, is where the first match of the series and the much-awaited finale will happen. So, if you’re there in between, you’ll have an ample amount of time to cover the humongous city which has a vibrant nightlife and exciting tours. It is going to be the star 2019 ICC World Cup Venue.
Match Date: June 9, IND vs AUS; July 14, Finale
Places To Visit: Buckingham Palace, Big Ben, London Eye, Churchill War Rooms, Tower of London
Things To Do: Take a boat trip on the Thames River, Watch the ceremony of ‘Changing the Guard’ at Buckingham Palace, Don’t miss the show of famous Piccadilly Circus, Enjoy the bird’s eye views of the capital from The Shard
Where To Eat & Drink: The Petersham, Kricket, Indian Accent, Berners Tavern
Where To Stay: The Tower Hotel, Travelodge London Central, London Marriot Hotel Regents Park
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Famous for contemporary art and decadent dining experience, Leeds qualifies as one of the happening places in England along with being one of the Cricket World Cup 2019 Venues. If you don’t even have the slightest idea about what things to do and places to visit, this information below would help you out.
Match Date: July 6, IND vs SL
Places To Visit: Kirkstall Abbey, Leeds City Museum, Roundhay Park, Royal Armouries, Museum, Leeds Art Gallery
Things To Do: Watch an Opera Show, Take part in Pub Quiz, Wander around Temple Newsam, Attend a live concert at First Direct Arena
Where To Eat & Drink: Millenium Square & Park Row, Briggate, Call Lane, Aagrah, OX Club
Where To Stay: Mansio Suites Headrow, Leeds Marriot Hotel, Hotel Ibis Leeds Centre
Not just another 2019 cricket world cup venue, Nottingham is ideally known as the land of Robin Hood. From the charming building of the medieval area to exciting excursions in and around the city, Nottingham has got you covered. It is a perfect cultural site in England to visit during the World Cup 2019.
Match Date: June 14, IND vs NZ
Famous Places To Visit: Nottingham Castle, Old Market Square, Newstead Abbey, City Of Caves, Nottingham Cathedral
Popular Things To Do: Join the famous Nottingham Robin Hood Town Tour, A scenic excursion on the Great Central Railway, Attend a theatrical event at Nottingham Playhouse
Where To Eat & Drink: The Cod’s Scallops, Alchemilla, Hart’s, Marrakesh
Where To Stay: Crowne Plaza Hotel Nottingham, Ramada Nottingham City Centre, Travelodge Nottingham Central
Straddling on the river Avon, Bristol is all set to welcome cricket world cup 2019 teams and the cricket fanatics from all over the world. The 19th-century warehouses that are now have been converted to restaurants and pubs are perfect for hanging out after a match. You are in for a treat in this metropolitan city if you enjoy attending gigs and theatre shows.
Places To Visit: Bristol Cathedral, Clifton Suspension Bridge, Llandoger Trow, Brunel’s SS Great Britain, Bristol’s 3D Planetarium
Things To Do: Attend a comedy or magic gig at Bristol Hippodrome, Take a ferry ride from Bristol Harbour, Take a day-trip to Cheddar Gorge, Visit the film locations of BBC’s Sherlock
Where To Eat & Drink: Wallfish Bistro, The Pony & Trap, Bells’ Diner & Bar Rooms, Birch
Where To Stay: Bristol Harbour Hotel & Spa, Premier Inn Bristol City Centre, The Bristol
If you are wondering what to do in Durham, one of the Cricket world cup 2019 venues, there is absolutely no dearth of fun and interesting activities in this historical town of England. Explore the hidden gems of the town and most picturesque areas that will take you back o the vintage era.
Places To Visit: Durham Town Hall, Durham Cathedral, Beamish – Open Air Museum, Durham Castle, High Force Waterfall
Things To Do: Watch the live open-air night show at Bishop Auckland, Visit Sarah P. Duke Gardens, Attend the Seaham Food Festival
Where To Eat & Drink: Pompieri Pizza, Old Tom’s Gin Bar, The Town House, The Old Well Inn
Where To Stay: Radisson Blue Hotel, Durham Marriot Hotel Royal County, Hotel Indigo, Travelodge Durham
Second most populous city in England, the popularity of Birmingham is just right after London. And, believe you us, you are going to have as good a time as in London. The club scenes and experience game in Birmingham is pretty strong. You will run out of time but not fun activities to keep you occupied once you are done cheering the potential cricket world cup winners.
Match Date: June 30, IND vs ENG
Places To Visit: Cadbury World, Drayton Manor Theme Park, Shakespear’s Birthplace, Twycross Zoo, Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Things To Do: Attend an event at New Alexandra Theatre, Take the ‘Tolkien Trail’, Visit the Barber Vintage Motorsport Museum
Where To Eat & Drink: Adam’s Original Patty Men, The Distillery, Zindiya, Purecraft Bar & Kitchen
Where To Stay: Clayton Hotel Birmingham, Park Regis Birmingham, The Old Crown
The largest city in Hampshire, England, Southampton is one of the 2019 cricket world cup venues. With years of history and heritage stored in the roots of this city, this place guarantees you a good time during your stay in the city. With so many events and interesting attractions to visit, your sightseeing in Southampton is sorted.
Match Date: June 5, IND vs SA; June 22, IND vs AFG
Places To Visit: Tudor House & Garden, Princess Alexandra Dock, Solent Sky, Medieval City Walls
Things To Do: Ambush Paint & Laser Tag, Follow the iconic Titanic Trail, Attend the famous Southampton Maritime Festival
Where To Eat & Drink: The Oxford Brasserie, Olive Tree, Dock O’ The Bay, Dancing Man Brewery
Where To Stay: Novotel Southampton, Holiday Inn Southampton, Elizabeth House Hostel
The capital on the south coast of Wales, Cardiff is home to art, history, opera, and many other things. The port city, which will be welcoming ICC world cup 2019 teams, is a student-friendly place and has bountiful of natural views. Once you are done watching the cricket match, you will have ample of fun things to do in Cardiff.
Places To Visit: Pembroke Castle, Dyffryn Gardens, Flat Holm, Penarth Pier
Things To Do: Brecon Beacon National Park, Hop aboard the Gwili Railway, Travel to Barry Island, Take a boat ride to Flat Holm Island
Where To Eat & Drink: The Clink, The Grazing Shed, Zero Degrees, Chapel 1877
Where To Stay: Hilton Cardiff, Clayton Hotel Cardiff, The River House
A peaceful, charming town in Somerset of England, Taunton is the next cricket world cup 2019 venue. With 1,000 years of religious, historical, and military heritage, there is so much you can do in this small town. Right from exploring the countryside beauty to attend theatrical events, get ideas to explore and have fun in the town.
Places To Visit: Vivary Park, Hestercombe House & Gardens, The Museum of Somerset,
Things To Do: Attend a theatrical event at Brewhouse Theatre & Arts Centre, Take a walk on Somerset Towpath
Where To Eat & Drink: Ciao Amore, The Willow Tree, Hideout, Mint & Mustard
Where To Stay: Holiday Inn Taunton, Royal Ashton Hotel, Corner House Hostel
Popularly known as the mecca of football fans, Manchester, one of the cities that’ll be welcoming ICC world cup 2019 cricket teams, is also one of the cricket world cup venues this year. As a most-visited city in England, Manchester has a lot of things to do and experiences to offer to the overseas traveler. It has hip and happening restaurants and nightclubs where you can enjoy a happening nightlife after you visit the city’s famous attractions in the day.
Match Date: June 16, IND vs PAK; June 27, IND vs WI
Places To Visit: National Football Museum, CastleField, Manchester Town Hall, University of Manchester
Things To Do: Attend the Manchester International Festival, Try the world’s best craft beer at Piccadily Tap, Visit Chinatown to explore the Eastern culture
Where To Eat & Drink: Manchester House, The Grill On The Alley, Zouk, 63 Degrees
Where To Stay: Radisson Blu Edwardian Manchester, Roomzzz Manchester City, Travelodge Manchester Central
Here are some interesting highlights of the Cricket World Cup from the previous year to refresh the sweet, old memories of the gentlemen’s game. Amuse yourself.
- England is the only country to host the maximum number of world cups followed by India and Pakistan.
- The first ever world cup to happen outside England was in 1987.
- Australia is the only team to win World Cup 4 times; three of which are consecutive.
- Sachin Tendulkar is the highest run-getter in the history of World Cup, scoring 2,278 runs in 6 World Cups.
- Chetan Sharma in the first bowler to have a hat trick in a World Cup (1987)
- The cricket ground of Taunton is where the splendid 318-runner partnership between Sourav Ganguly and Rahul Dravid took place while they were playing against Sri Lanka in World Cup 1999.
- Trent Bridge, which is also a 2019 world cup venue, is the world’s second oldest cricket ground after Lord’s. It has a seating capacity of 15,300 spectators.
So, what are you waiting for? Grab your cricket world cup 2019 tickets and head to the above ICC cricket world cup 2019 venues or locations. Plan an international trip to England in advance to cheer for your favorite team and start preparing motivating slogans to scream during the match.
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