The Glamorgan Cricket Walk

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The Glamorgan Cricket Walk

Let your smartphone or tablet be your guide as you follow this circuit around the home of Glamorgan County Cricket Club. Along the way you’ll discover stories from the long history of Sophia Gardens – Wales’ oldest public park – and the Club. You’ll also find fascinating facts about the modern facilities, including the technology that makes the pitch one of the fastest-drying in Britain despite being alongside the River Taff!

Whether you’re a cricket aficionado or novice, or simply want to know more about this area of Cardiff, the Glamorgan Cricket Walk is sure to entertain and inform you.

The Glamorgan Cricket Walk is the result of collaboration between Glamorgan CCC, Outdoor Cardiff and

How to take the walk

Scan the HistoryPoints QR codes at each point of interest around The SEE SWALEC with your mobile to download a concise illustrated text. Then use the map below the text to find your way to the next point. You can use navigation icons below each text to see the next information, or simply scan the QR codes when you get there.

The walk is a circuit, so you can start it at any of the QR-code points and keep going till you’re back where you started.

The content is all free to download (other than any data charges by your mobile service provider).

When to take the walk

You can take the Glamorgan Cricket Walk when the stadium is open for domestic matches and some other events. Or you can arrange to visit by contacting the Club at least 72 hours in advance – see below for contact details.

You can also take the walk virtually, using the website. Click here if you’d like to join the tour now.

Click here to discover other Welsh sporting history locations featured on the website.

Glamorgan CCC contact details

Telephone: 02920 409 380


Post: The SSE SWALEC, Cardiff, CF11 9XR