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Kensington Oval

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Iconic ground

This ground rightly stands proudly on the outskirts of Bridgetown. One of the most important... read more

Reviewed 19 November 2018
Paul B
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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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Fantastic stadium, ex Windies player as a tour guide and all for about £8. I am looking forward to... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2018
TracyLFC
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Oldham, United Kingdom
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Kensington Oval is Barbados’ oldest cricket ground having been established in 1882 when Pickwick Cricket Club leased 4 acres of pasture land from Kensington Plantation and started to develop it as a cricket ground with a clubhouse. In 1914 the...more
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Reviewed 19 November 2018

This ground rightly stands proudly on the outskirts of Bridgetown. One of the most important cricket sites in the West Indies. A must for any cricket fan

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Paul B
Reviewed 17 October 2018 via mobile

Fantastic stadium, ex Windies player as a tour guide and all for about £8. I am looking forward to returning in January next year to see some cricket and savour the atmosphere of a full house!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank TracyLFC
Reviewed 9 September 2018

Beautiful stadium. First time at a cricket match... Fantastic time. Crowd was pumped. So exciting (after learning about the game a little). Marching band and all. So glad we did not miss this

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 8 September 2018

Have wanted to visit this ground for decades. Fantastic ground and experience. Pity the Tridents lost.!!!!! Reasonable prices considering how expensive Barbados is.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Paul J
Reviewed 29 August 2018

We took in a visit of the Kensington oval to watch the Barbados Tridents play in the Caribbean league against Trinidad. The atmosphere was brilliant even though Barbados lost. My wife had only experienced watch me playing when I was younger and therefore was not...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

I’m part of the rare breed of American cricket lovers and I just visited Barbados for the first time to see Caribbean Premier League cricket at one of the world’s most famous grounds. I wasn’t disappointed. The facilities are great and the crowd was worth...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Went to the Kensington Oval to watch the day/night 20/20 game vs St Kitts & Nevis & what a fantastic atmosphere it was! Despite picking this game in order to see one of the worlds greatest batsman (Chris Gayle) who ended up with a first...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 499georgen
Reviewed 11 August 2018

We only stopped here for a photo shoot in front of the Garfield Sobers statue. It was clean and well kept

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank johnfield70
Reviewed 25 July 2018

Kensington Oval is an awesome venue,once the holy ground of West Indies Cricket,A large statue of the great Sir.Garfield Sobers greets you outside the oval.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank SAS Deepsea F
Reviewed 25 June 2018

Group visit to Kensington Oval for our first cricket match ever! Bit of a rain delay but it was a wonderful experience and the local Bajans and other on holiday in attendance were very helpful in explaining what was going on when we had questions....More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank lisa b
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lutonwilko
11 January 2019|
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Response from Paul J | Reviewed this property |
dunno mate,sorry
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Jason M
9 January 2019|
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