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The Kia Oval Cricket GroundThough it does not have quite the same kudos as Lord's, The Kia Oval (known so because of a sponsorship deal, but usually referred to simply as The Oval) is in many ways just as pleasant to watch a day's cricket. Test matches against the West Indies and teams from the Indian subcontinent are particularly atmospheric, with south London's large Caribean and Asian populations turning out in force to support their heroes. The Oval is often the venue of the last Test match of the English summer and has played host to many famous finishes to a series, not least England's historic final day Ashes win in 2005. It is also the home of Surrey County Cricket Club and supports a busy programme of fixtures throughout the summer. Believe it or not, but The Oval was first a football ground before giving away to cricket - and the first ever FA Cup Final was played there back in 1872. As such, The Oval is one of two sports ground (Bramall Lane in Sheffield being the other) to have staged both England Football and Cricket internationals, as well as FA Cup Finals. The 23,500-capacity stadium also holds an exhibition match for Australian Rules Football in October each year - and in 2005 drew a record Aussie Rules crowd of 18,884.

 

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Underground Stations

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Oval Tube Station
 
2 minutes walk
 
Vauxhall Tube Station
 
8 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Vauxhall Railway Station
 
10 minutes walk
 
 
 
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Elephant and Castle NCP
 
20 minutes walk
 
Library Street NCP
 
25 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £60  35% off
87 South Lambeth Road, SW8 | 9 minutes from The Kia Oval Cricket Ground
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Kennington Park Road, St. Agnes Place, Kennington, London SE11 | 6 minutes from The Kia Oval Cricket Ground
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Kennington Park
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Kennington Park Road, Kennington, London SE11 | 6 minutes from The Kia Oval Cricket Ground
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54 Kennington Oval, Kennington, Kennington, London SE11 | 1 minute from The Kia Oval Cricket Ground
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138 Kennington Park Road, Kennington, London SE11 | 7 minutes from The Kia Oval Cricket Ground
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155 Vauxhall Street, Kennington, London SE11 | 4 minutes from The Kia Oval Cricket Ground
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4 Durham Street, Kennington, London SE11 | 5 minutes from The Kia Oval Cricket Ground
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310 Kennington Lane LAMBETH, Kennington, London SE11 | 6 minutes from The Kia Oval Cricket Ground
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AMP Oval Cricket Ground, Kennington, Kennington, London SE11 | Same location as The Kia Oval Cricket Ground
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Kennington Park Road, Stockwell, London SE11 | 3 minutes from The Kia Oval Cricket Ground
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28B Clapham Road, Kennington, London SW9 | 4 minutes from The Kia Oval Cricket Ground
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64 Fentiman Road, Kennington, London SW8 | 4 minutes from The Kia Oval Cricket Ground
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44 Brixton Road, Stockwell, London SW9 | 5 minutes from The Kia Oval Cricket Ground
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11 Vauxhall Grove, Kennington, London SW8 | 5 minutes from The Kia Oval Cricket Ground
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60 Clapham Road, Kennington, London SW9 | 5 minutes from The Kia Oval Cricket Ground
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323 Kennington Lane, Kennington, London SE11 | 6 minutes from The Kia Oval Cricket Ground
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124 Kennington Park Road, Kennington, London SE11 | 8 minutes from The Kia Oval Cricket Ground
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349 Kennington Lane, Vauxhall, Kennington, London SE11 | 6 minutes from The Kia Oval Cricket Ground
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Kennington Oval, Kennington, London SE115SS | 1 minute from The Kia Oval Cricket Ground
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52-54 Kennington Oval, Kennington, London SE11 | 1 minute from The Kia Oval Cricket Ground
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155 Vauxhall Street, Kennington, London SE11 | 4 minutes from The Kia Oval Cricket Ground
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