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Really cool - and the cricket's ok too!

Went here to see England thrash the Aussies in a one-day international. The setting is super, the... read more

Reviewed 18 July 2018
Colin M
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London
Twenty 20

went for the twenty 20 game Durham against Yorkshire. Lovely ground over looked by castle, lots of... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2017
alfie50
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Southwold, United Kingdom
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County Ground Riverside, Chester-le-Street DH3 3QR, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Attended the ground on Sunday 19th August for the grand-slam that consisted of KT Tunstall, The Pretenders & Simple Minds. Surprised at how quiet the venue was which is probably why the tickets were available on voucher sites for a fraction of their original price,...More

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Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

Cricket match was cancelled however still had a nice evening and our table was well looked after by Poppy and Shamus. Many thanks.

Thank marsh90
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

Great place it is an international cricket ground the home of durham county Cricket club has some great open air concerts and the hospitality is second to none

Thank Grahame R
Reviewed 18 July 2018

Went here to see England thrash the Aussies in a one-day international. The setting is super, the food offering much more reasonable than at other top cricket grounds. The only drawback is the cool breeze that blows in these parts even in the summer, so...More

Thank Colin M
Reviewed 28 June 2018

Attended England/Australia ODI. The whole experience was fantastic. We had good seats. Getting into the ground was simple even though bags were checked etc. The stewards were friendly and helpful. There was a wide range of catering units, offering a great choice of food and...More

Thank Sue D
Reviewed 25 June 2018

It was my daunter’s Christmas present to me. Tickets to watch the sand paper kind get obliterated by England for once in their pomp. The signage to our seats was overwhelmed by the attendant tv vans just how much gear do you need. The stewards...More

Thank Kniptonian
Reviewed 20 October 2017

well organised event with lots of bar staff on so quick service. until one of the stands collapsed so safety concerns

Thank Gemma W
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Brilliant venue you not squashed at all and Rod was fantastic. security was very high but felt really safe. Getting in and iut of venue was very easy

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Reviewed 14 August 2017

went for the twenty 20 game Durham against Yorkshire. Lovely ground over looked by castle, lots of parking available outside the ground although it took a while to get out after the game. My first twenty 20 game, really Enjoyed it, very entertaining cricket from...More

2  Thank alfie50
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Visited this beautiful cricket ground for the fourth time. Great ground with good facilities. Set in a beautiful setting wuth views of Lumley Castle. Lots laid on to encourage and entertain young cricket enthusiasts. Entertainment from Chester the Lion. Good parking facilities. A super visit...More

Thank Tracy T
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Response from Kniptonian | Reviewed this property |
Taking alcohol into the ground is in violation of the terms of the basis of the sale of the ticket. Compared to Cardif and Birmingham there is lots of good craft beers on sale at below normal event prices. My friend had a... More
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The very top rows in the County Durham Stand, Blocks 1 > 4 are the only seats under cover.
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