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The Kia Oval Cricket Ground

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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

Underground Stations

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

Railway Stations

Vauxhall Railway Station
10 minutes walk
Car Parks

Car Parks

Elephant and Castle NCP
20 minutes walk
Library Street NCP
25 minutes walk

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Holiday Inn Express London- Vauxhall Nine Elms
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel from 57 40% off
87 South Lambeth Road, SW8 | 9 minutes from The Kia Oval Cricket Ground
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Stevenage Road, SW6 | 4.6 miles from The Kia Oval Cricket Ground
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Church Road, SW19 | 5.5 miles from The Kia Oval Cricket Ground
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33, Vanbrugh Court, Wincott St, Lambeth, London SE11 | 13 minutes from The Kia Oval Cricket Ground
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Lambeth Palace Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 17 minutes from The Kia Oval Cricket Ground
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Arch 17, Miles Street, Lambeth, London SW8 | 9 minutes from The Kia Oval Cricket Ground
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44 Lambeth High Street, Albert Embankment, SE1 | 14 minutes from The Kia Oval Cricket Ground
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London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
165 Tyers Street, Lambeth, London SE11 | 8 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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Units 1 & 2 119-123 Hackford Road, Brixton, London SW9 | 12 minutes from The Kia Oval Cricket Ground
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Elephant & Castle, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 19 minutes from The Kia Oval Cricket Ground
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63 Sancroft Street, Lambeth, London SE11 | 8 minutes from The Kia Oval Cricket Ground
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Riverlight Quay, Nine Elms Lane, SW8 | 19 minutes from The Kia Oval Cricket Ground
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South London Pacific
London > Nightlife > Bars
340 Kennington Road, Kennington, London SE11 | 6 minutes from The Kia Oval Cricket Ground
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Fire
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
South Lambeth Road, Vauxhall, Lambeth, London SW8 | 8 minutes from The Kia Oval Cricket Ground
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6a South Lambeth Place, Lambeth, London SW8 | 8 minutes from The Kia Oval Cricket Ground
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Millbank, Westminster, London SW1P | 15 minutes from The Kia Oval Cricket Ground
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29th Floor Millbank Tower, 21-24 Millbank, Westminster, London SW1P | 15 minutes from The Kia Oval Cricket Ground
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Lambeth Road, Southwark, London SE1 | 18 minutes from The Kia Oval Cricket Ground
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