Stadium Tours

The SSE SWALEC Stadium Tour will give you a chance to see the magnificent facilities at the home of Glamorgan CCC, as well as having a look behind the scenes

Your tour (which lasts approx 90 minutes) will start with a welcome from your guide in the CC4 Museum of Welsh Cricket, situated on the first floor of the National Cricket Centre where there is a range of fascinating cricket memorabilia, together with other information about the rich history of the game in Wales and interactive displays.

After a brief presentation about the history of the ground, you will then head across to the Really Welsh Pavilion to view the dressing rooms and other areas used on match days by the Glamorgan team, visiting players and the match officials.

After seeing the hospitality areas, your guide will then show you the state-of-the-art CCV Cardiff Media Centre, where you can see the television and radio commentary boxes, plus the press room where over a hundred journalists sat to watch the Ashes Test Matches in 2009 and 2015, besides seeing the commentary boxes where TV and radio commentators sat and described the action.

Your guide will then take you back to the CC4 Museum of Welsh Cricket where you can look again at the displays, or browse along the Glamorgan Cricket Heritage Gallery.

Watch the video below to see the Museum during a visit by a local school group, or the video below by Dylan Thomas Community School who made a Stadium Tour.

Individual or family bookings
Stadium Tours are available priced at £5 per adult - £4 per child (under 16). You must book, at least 72 hours in advance, to go on the tour, and places can be booked by emailing museum@glamorgancricket.co.uk, by ringing 02920 409383 on Mondays to Fridays between 9am and 5pm, or by filling in the feedback form below.


School Groups
Glamorgan Cricket offers a range of activities for school parties and other groups of youngsters. These operate all year round. Some of these activities dovetail with curriculum themes, as well as encouraging the literacy and numeracy of pupils, whilst others give an introduction to the skills and drills involved in cricket, plus the benefits of healthy recreation and safe exercise.

For older groups following exam specifications, bespoke visits can also be put together which focus on a particular theme such as marketing and the business of sport.

CLICK HERE to see our resource offering for school groups 

CLICK HERE to read more about our education offering for groups


 

Group bookings
Groups of 20 individuals or more can also undertake a Stadium Tour. A range of dates are available in addition to those above, during the day or early evening. These must be booked in advance - further details can be obtained by sending an e-mail to museum@glamorgancricket.co.uk or by ringing 02920 409383 on Mondays to Fridays between 9am and 5pm or by filling in the feedback form below.

Discounts are available for large groups and the Club has engaged with a number of cricket clubs, touring groups and schools to provide educational visits including child literacy projects.

Below is a video by Dylan Thomas Community School in Swansea who made a visit to The SSE SWALEC for a Stadium Tour


On-site parking
A limited number of car parking spaces may be available, but spaces must be arranged in advance when placing your tour booking. The Stadium is just 500 metres away from public car parks in Sophia Gardens.

Entrance into the Stadium
Please enter via Gate 5 and head to the Main Reception on the ground floor of the Pavilion.

Testimonials
"The pupils are buzzing with enthusiasm from their experience at Glamorgan Cricket"
Teacher - Mount Stuart Primary School, Cardiff.
"This was undoubtedly one of the best visits we have ever made. All of our pupils agreed, and they had a super time."
Teacher - Sunnybanks School, Lydney.
"The tour was amazing and all of us would love to come back again."
Pupil - Rhiwbeina Primary School, Cardiff.
"An excellent presentation on the history of the Club, and a most informative look around the Stadium."
Mr. R., Southampton.
"I've learnt a lot about the history of Welsh cricket and Glamorgan CCC in general. A most enjoyable tour of a magnificent ground."
Mr. W., Poole.
"A very informative and entertaining day. First-class in every way."
Mr. F., Leicester.


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