Sophia Gardens Cricket Ground Guide
The Sophia Gardens Cricket Stadium, Cardiff, is home to Glamorgan County Cricket Club. Cricket Ground Guide provides you with a review of the ground, its facilities and local amenities.


Built: 2015
Capacity: 16,000
End names: River Taff End, Cathedral Road End


Glamorgan County Cricket Club
One-day name: Glamorgan
Established: 1888
Official website:
Address: Swalec Stadium, Cardiff, CF11 9XR, Wales

Getting there

By Car:
(Travelling from London)
Travel time is approximately 3 hours via the M4 Westbound.

(Travelling from Birmingham)
Travel time is approximately 2.5 hours via M5 Southbound and then the M4 Westbound.

(Travelling from the East)
Exit the M4 at Junction 29 and follow the A48M towards Llandaff. Join Cardiff Road. The SWALEC Stadium is situated off Sophia Close which is on Cathedral Road.

(Travelling from the West)
Exit the M4 at Juntion 33. Follow the A4232 for 6.2 miles and exit on the slip road onto Leckwith Road. Follow the A4161 and then turn left onto Cathedral Road (A4119). Turn right onto Sophia Close where The Cricket ground is situated.

By Train:
For details of the regular inter-city and high-speed trains that run between Cardiff and all major towns and cities including London, Bristol, Birmingham and Swansea, visit

Where to Drink
  • The Cricketers – Website | 66 Cathedral Rd, Cardiff CF11 9LL
  • The Romilly – Website | 247 Cathedral Road, Cardiff, CF11 9PP
  • Prince of Wales – Website | 81–83 St Mary Street, Cardiff, CF10 1FA
Where to Eat
  • The Pontcanna Inn – Website | 36 Cathedral Road, Cardiff CF11 9LL
  • Elgano – Website | 58 Cathedral Road, Cardiff, CF11 9LL
  • The Potted Pig – Website | 27 High Street, Cardiff, CF10 1PU
Where to Stay


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