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The most idylic cricket ground

Sit back, relax, take on a few cold beers and enjoy yourself at the quaintest cricket ground in the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Lovely cricket ground, great views

Went to watch T20 match, easy to purchase tickets on line, easy ground to get to and plenty of... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2018
Jane F
kent, united kingdom
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The Spitfire Ground St. Lawrence Old Dover Road, Canterbury CT1 3NZ, England
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 6 May 2016 via mobile

I have never been here for a cricket game but I have been lucky enough to study here using the sports facilities which was amazing and I've been here to watch the fireworks on bonfire night. The staff was amazing here, very polite and very...More

2  Thank emmie t
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Reviewed 15 December 2015

Would just like to warn everyone to steer clear of this venue for christmas parties. We went there for our work do and it was a largely a disaster. I don't usually resort to lists on Trip Advisor but I think it may make life...More

3  Thank James W
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sit back, relax, take on a few cold beers and enjoy yourself at the quaintest cricket ground in the country.

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Reviewed 8 August 2018

Went to watch T20 match, easy to purchase tickets on line, easy ground to get to and plenty of parking all within 10 mins of walking. We parked in the school next to the ground although it was £10, could have charged £5 and still...More

Thank Jane F
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Came twice this month for t20 games. Sat both near the pavillion and the frank wooley stand. All good views of the field. Enough seats despite being general admission. Can pinic and bring your own too. Good selection of food but pricey. £7 for pad...More

Thank Busker999
Reviewed 3 August 2018

Famous for the tree which used to be in the playing area until it died (but replaced) this is one of the oldest cricket grounds on the county circuit. It shows its age in many respects and is in need of some tlc. However a...More

Thank Ronnie90
Reviewed 3 August 2018

Travelled down to Canterbury Spitfire Grd from Tonbridge to watch some cricket, had been to a earlier game on the 27th July but that was rained off after 11 overs. My wife and myself have been a few times now to enjoy a good game,also...More

Reviewed 27 June 2018

We spread our visit over a couple of days, watching one or two sessions each day. The ground is charming - you can walk all the way around it. The new flats (erected since my previous visit) do not detract from the charm of the...More

Thank IanLHarris
Reviewed 24 June 2018

I went with my wife to see the final game between England woman and South Africa and thanks to the local girl Tammy they managed to win and win the series 2-1 The atmosphere was good, but I thought it was sad that you couldn't...More

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Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

Whether you are a cricket fan or not, it’s a truly relaxing day at the cricket! Lovely ground with lots of different seating areas. The kids also love going on to the outfield during the lunch interval to play a game of cricket. Really friendly...More

Thank JSI3
Reviewed 25 March 2018

Into the cricket or not, great day out! Great atmosphere, plenty of activities to keep the kids entertained.

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Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

I hadn't visited the St Lawrence/Spitfire Ground for some time,and it proved to be a much-changed place. With several new luxury mews houses,a retirement home and a Sainsbury's Local on the fringes of the outfield,it cuts a very different picture from 2011. Is it better...More

Thank David R
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4 May 2017|
Response from lin1308 |
can I see a seating plan block 4 row y seats 16 and 17