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The Ageas Bowl

The Ageas Bowl Botley Road | West End, Southampton SO30 3XH, England
+44 23 8047 2002
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World class cricket venue

There is no better place to watch cricket! A modern purpose built cricket arena with first class... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Frogmorton2014
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Southampton, United Kingdom
Brilliant fireworks

Had a fantastic time at fireworks. Well organised so easy to get in and out of. Usual overpriced... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
RubyBHound
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Hampshire, England, United Kingdom
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The home of Hampshire Cricket, host to England Internationals and arena-scale concerts from the likes of Oasis, REM, and The Who. A new era has begun with a £48 million development including the opening of two new stands; which boast contemporary architecture and luxurious new conference and event facilities, making it one of the most exciting venues on the South Coast. With the imminent construction of a 4-star hotel to the Northern End of the venue, it will be the only Model Test match ground in the country as defined by the ECB. The Ageas Bowl is available to host business meetings and conferences all year round. Located on the outskirts of Southampton it benefits from exceptional links to the motorway networks and public transportation. So whatever your business or leisure requirements, we invite you to consider the fantastic opportunities at The Ageas Bowl, a relaxed atmosphere combined with spectacular architecture, professional service and a beautiful setting.
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  • Very good25%
  • Average10%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible21%
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“cricket ground” (19 reviews)
“test match” (10 reviews)
“hilton hotel” (9 reviews)
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The Ageas Bowl Botley Road | West End, Southampton SO30 3XH, England
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+44 23 8047 2002
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Reviewed 1 week ago

There is no better place to watch cricket! A modern purpose built cricket arena with first class facilities. Extra facilities added for big games / International games. Popular with spectators/players/media alike

Thank Frogmorton2014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a fantastic time at fireworks. Well organised so easy to get in and out of. Usual overpriced food but burgers were decent. Fireworks were stunning though wind direction a bit unfortunate. We used the prepaid parking which made it so easy so worth the...More

Thank RubyBHound
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Bar badly organised and very slow. Don't you want our money ? Where is the manager driving the bar team to make the most of the business opportunity. Poor.

Thank Steve B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The setting for this ground is superb, the pavilion is well laid out. The woodland background gives a pleasant feel.

Thank tim252
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

We booked this hotel as the first night of our honeymoon as the next day we were going on a cruise from southhampton docks . The hotel offers a room and car parking package for cruise passengers and although the hotel is 15 min drive...More

Thank Joanne H
Reviewed 3 October 2017

I go here around 2 - 3 times a year to watch the cricket. (England) Excellent views of the wicket from wherever you sit. Plenty of eateries. Only mump is please have the park and ride in place if you come of the motorway as...More

Thank georged1232017
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Had a wonderful day at the Ageas Bowl Friday 29th September. An ODI with England v West Indies. Smooth entry into ground. Easy to locate our seats with good signage. Good seats and views to watch the game. Plenty of outside caterers with many choices...More

Thank SuzieSarahD
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

Had tickets to see England V West Indies in the final ODI given for B'day present. Well sign posted from where we had parked. Plenty of food outlets within the ground.

Thank Trestel2017
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

The Ageas Bowl is a round ground mainly used for county and international cricket matches. Great veiws from seating areas and you can see some of the fielding players close up. Good facilities in the ground with many options for food. Expect to pay higher...More

Thank rayrest
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

Always a pleasure to visit the Ageas Bowl. Top quality catering and Ringwood ales. 18th time I've been here this year. Service can be slow during lunch breaks and a serious lack of seats/tables. Carvery is fabulous and the ground itself is wonderful with a...More

Thank cricketphil
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sally m
17 December 2016|
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Response from Horshamdeano | Reviewed this property |
Hi, sorry if its a bit late. We have stayed at the Botley Park Hotel twice for international matches. Lovely hotel and in the beautiful surroundings, highly recommended.
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Howiebouy
19 June 2016|
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Response from Moleexpress | Reviewed this property |
Think we were just lucky about our seats and access to the park ride bus plus we were early just after doors opened so it was a case of wandering around and choosing which bar to go to. If we had arrived later or found... More
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