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Swalec Stadium

Catch the best of Welsh cricket at Swalec Stadium. The notable venue is Cardiff's only major cricket stadium and home to the Glamorgan Cricket Club since 1967.

Swalec Stadium is also a popular conference and events facility in the city, gaining a reputation as one of the most versatile venues in Cardiff after an extensive renovation project in 2008 helped upgrade the stadium's now-impressive facilities. Swalec is host to major international cricketing competitions such as the ICC Champions Trophy.

The history of Glamorgan at Swalec Stadium
Located in Sophia Gardens on the banks of the River Taff, Swalec Stadium's idyllic setting draws fans from around the country to see Glamorgan take on other first-class cricket clubs throughout the year.

The historic club was formed in 1888 and moved up from the minor counties league to first-class status after the First World War.

Since playing at Swalec Stadium, the club has won several titles, including the County Championship in 1969 and 1997, the Sunday/National League title in 1993, 2002 and 2004, and the Second XI Championships in 1980.

Watch Cricket at Swalec Stadium
Just a 10-minute walk from the city centre, Swalec Stadium is one of the many hubs of sport in the city, alongside other popular venues like Cardiff Sports Village.

Visitors looking to stay close to the action can find a comfortable city centre base at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Cardiff. Standing out amongst other Cardiff hotels, guests can take advantage of superior amenities and an unbeatable location on the doorstep of major attractions like Cardiff Castle and Swalec Stadium.