Forget a trip to Harrods, a stroll around Hyde Park, or a riverboat ride down the Thames – if you want to indulge in the quintessential English experience this summer, get yourself to Lord’s for a game of Test cricket.
Here are 10 reasons every traveller should visit the “Home of Cricket” in St John’s Wood, London, for the most English of English experiences.
You can take your own picnic
All over the world, people are charged a fortune for food and drink at live events whether it be sports, theatre or music… but not at Lord’s. They’ll let you take a wicker basket full of cucumber sandwiches, pink lemonade, pork pies and scotch eggs. A picnic is, after all, a very English past time.
You can take your own alcohol…