Sporting Activities

If you’re sports mad, there is so much to do and see in London taking in a variety of sports including football, rugby, tennis, cricket, racing, the Olympics and more! 

London is well connected to the tube and overground services, all areas of the city and all event arenas are easily accessible from East Croydon Station – just a 3-minute walk from Croydon Park Hotel.

Crystal Palace F.C, South London's number one football club, is roughly 30 minutes walk from East Croydon Station and there are many Crystal Palace accommodation packages available from the hotel for fans. Emirates Stadium is home to Arsenal and is a great day out for any football fans as is the brand new Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, home to rivals Tottenham Hotspur. Wembley Stadium is the home of the English national football team and hosts the FA Cup final each year.

If rugby is more your thing, then head down to Twickenham Stadium to take in an English test match, or a 6 Nations game in the national team’s home ground. The Oval is the home of Surrey Cricket Club and is one of the oldest clubs in the UK, it also plays host to Ashes games and English Test matches each year.

Wimbledon, which takes place in July every year, is one of the four grand slam tennis tournaments each year and is traditional by nature. Experience the British way, pack up the pims and watch your favourite tennis players battle it out.

For a fun family day out, head over to the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park and take in where the 2012 London Olympics were held – there’s so much to do and see including swimming in the Olympic sized pool, BMX trails, badminton courts and more.

Perfect Spot

The Location

3 minute walk from East Croydon rail station. 20 minute train journey from Gatwick Airport. 15 minutes into Central London. Parking is available on-site.

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