Grace Road Cricket Ground Guide

The Grace Road, Leicester, is home to Leicestershire County Cricket Club. Cricket Ground Guide provides you with a review of the ground, its facilities and local amenities.


Built: 1878
Capacity: 12,000
End names: Pavilion End, Bennett End


Leicestershire County Cricket Club
One-day name: Leicestershire Foxes
Established: 1879
Official website:
Address: County Ground, Grace Road, Leicester, LE2 8AD
Telephone: +44 116 283 2128

Getting there

By Car:
(From the M1 Motorway)
M69/M1 Junction 21, take the A5460 along Narborough Road for approximately one mile. At the traffic lights at the junction of the Premier Travel Inn, turn right into Braunstone Lane. After approximately one mile, at the T-junction with Aylestone Road, turn left.

(From the City Centre and the Railway Station)
Take the A594 (Waterloo Way/Welford Road) heading south. Pass Leicester Tigers Rugby Club on your right and follow signs for A426 towards Rugby. Join Aylestone Road and pass car dealership on the left. After one mile, turn left into Duncan Road, followed by first left into Curzon Road. The ground entrance is directly in front of you.

By Train:
From Leicester train station, you can access local bus services. Turn right out of the main entrance of the train station onto Charles Street and you can pick up the Service 86/87 on either Rutland Street or Belvoir Street. More information on buses to the cricket ground can be found here

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