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Antigua Recreation Ground

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Theatre of Dreams

Run down it is and doesn't look the same as when Brian Lara cracked 375 and 400 or Sir Viv bashed... read more

Reviewed 3 November 2018
Bognor Regis

Any cricket buff has to visit here. It's not far from the cruise port and gives you a piece of... read more

Reviewed 8 April 2018
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Reviewed 3 November 2018

Run down it is and doesn't look the same as when Brian Lara cracked 375 and 400 or Sir Viv bashed the fastest test century but you can feel the character in the buildings and on the pitch!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Mushatalante
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

Any cricket buff has to visit here. It's not far from the cruise port and gives you a piece of history especially the English fans. Claude has the key and generally sita outside and will let you in and show you around. We gave him...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank treaksy
Reviewed 14 February 2018

I dragged my lot across town to see if we could access the Recreation Ground and it seemed closed as we walked along the side. However, there was what seemed an access point, not sure if it was supposed to be open, which allowed us...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank SteveJacksonnufc
Reviewed 10 November 2017

The home of cricket in Antigua until the construction of the Sir Vivian Richards Ground (which is also worth a visit), the ARG is THE place to visit for cricket lovers if only to see where Brian Lara scored his 400. In desperate need of...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Chris M
Reviewed 26 May 2017

This historical home for cricket and the venue for major cultural activities is located strategically in the heart of St. John's. It is the place where the renowned Brian Lara made his historic triple century in cricket. Lovers of the sport of cricket and a...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank alexandrina55
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Loved this ground, its old and run down a little but this is the true Antigua spirit you could almost feel what it would be like on a match day, I loved this and reminds me of the true carribean

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank 1963A
Reviewed 30 March 2017

As has been said in other reviews, the ARG is looking a bit sad these days but it remains one of the iconic venues in world cricket. Contrary to some previous comments, Antigua seemed to me to be completely safe and if you make the...More

Date of experience: March 2017
2  Thank samsotc
Reviewed 27 March 2017

It's a fairly run down stadium now so unless you are interested in cricket from a year or two back (like me) then not worth going out of your way for. If you're like me though it was great to be stood on the ground...More

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank Ian Y
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Its an unused Cricket Ground, thats about it, we wanted to see the Plaque which has the Highest scores recorded on it, looked absolutely everywhere but couldn't find it....

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Lynette N
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Great stadium and what I loved about it was the beer and food was really inexpensive. They don't over charge you like many places.

Date of experience: March 2017
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