Sophia Gardens

Wales’ Leading Cricket Venue

The Sophia Gardens Cricket Ground, formerly known as the SSE SWALEC Stadium, is a cricket stadium in Cardiff, Wales. It is situated in the gorgeous Sophia Gardens on the River Taff, within the heart of the Welsh Capital.

This renowned stadium is the home of Welsh Cricket and the Glamorgan County Cricket Club. It’s no surprise that it has hosted some of the most prestigious and thrilling matches that Cricket fans have seen. The Glamorgan County Cricket Club has played all of their home matches at the stadium since 1967 after they moved from Cardiff Arms Park. In 1995, Cardiff Athletic Club moved their cricket section to the Diamond Ground after a 125-year lease was granted.

Besides international Cricket, the venue is also utilised for conferences, corporate hospitality and several other events. It has a large sports hall called the Sport Wales National Centre and has hosted football fixtures for the Cardiff Corinthians.

Nonetheless, cricket remains at the heart of the stadium. Each year, you can enjoy the finest cricket action at one of the most outstanding venues in Wales, with an intense atmosphere that can be felt throughout the stands!

Sophia Gardens Hospitality

The Sophia Gardens Cricket Ground is renowned globally as the home of Welsh Cricket. The beautiful grounds situated in the Sophia Gardens are also home to thrilling international cricket fixtures including, the exhilarating T20 format between England and South Africa. Witness some of the best views of the action in 2022 with our Sophia Gardens hospitality.

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