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St. Lawrence Ground

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Address: The Spitfire Ground St Lawrence, Old Dover Road, Canterbury CT1 3NZ, England
Phone Number: +44 1227 456886
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An iconic place to watch county cricket

The St Lawrence ground is a lovely place to watch cricket with many historic associations, easy to access from the city.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 16 October 2016
Maggie G
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Canterbury, United Kingdom

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

The St Lawrence ground is a lovely place to watch cricket with many historic associations, easy to access from the city.

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Tonbridge, United Kingdom
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92 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

Both have been to cricket games here, my wife and myself many times.Have been with friends in the past to the ground, and had very good days win or lose.Good beer and food at various outlets,Sainsbury's is just outside the grd.as well.There is some building work going on at the grd.There is a pub across the road also.

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Thank CHARLES H
Whitstable, United Kingdom
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177 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

A great night and not just as Kent won. Cowdrey stand - food very very good indeed and the beer was the finest spitfire A great a night not sure why there weren't more tables and it's the best place to watch the cricket. Not sure on price as I was a guest but hope it's not too bad as... More 

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Bexhill-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Long queue to get in but well organised and moved quickly. Surrounding roads very busy. Nice open venue for a summer concert. Plenty of food and drink vendors.plenty of toilets. Roads closed and busy after concert and lots of park and ride available.

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Thank suzywong68
Deal, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

Saw Bryan Adams play last night had a great time. I do go past here regularly as we use the physio at the ground. Lots of staff on duty last night. We'll organise event. Parking in arranged locally as the ground does not have a Carpark unless you are attending a clinic or conference event.

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Thank CJbythebeach
Chatham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

Beautiful surroundings, helpful friendly staff, great atmosphere. Plenty to eat and drink. There could always be more toilets but queues not too bad. Brilliant evening and would definitely return again for another concert in the future. Leaving the grounds was straight forward. Local roads were closed so road would help flow of people walking out. I thought it was very... More 

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Burgess Hill, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

This was day 1 of a 4 day county cricket match between Kent and Worcestershire. Weather was brilliant! The seats, although plastic, were remarkably comfortable. Food, drinks and toilets are within easy reach from all points of the ground. If a family are proposing to have a day out here, I would advise taking a picnic and good supply of... More 

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Sheerness, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016

An excellent concert that was very well marshalled by all staff involved. Well mannered and good humoured staff were both concientious and helpful which made the wait to get in painless.

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Gravesend, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

Unfortunately the event was very badly organised toilets were absolutely awful and the queues were even worse waiting nearly an hour. We had the highest priced tickets and we we're disappointed as the bars and toilets were such a long way from this area, another thing was there were too many people crammed into it, it was dangerous and unsafe... More 

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Kent, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016

Sadly very poor organisation. Not well publicised what the rules were re taking foo, drink, chairs etc and no parking at event so people were turning up with all kinds of stuff only to have to dump it or walk back to their cars. If there's to be no food or drink allowed at venues at least have decent, well... More 

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