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The all-important 5th Test at The Ovalhas decided many Ashes Series so you'd be mad to miss it. Though many do all 5 Test Matches, if this is your only Test, we hope the series is alive or Australia is chasing a record 5-0 win!
The Oval is just south of River Thames, Tower Bridge, Tower of London, and our hotel in the heart in the 'city'. If you've not been to London, cathedrals, galleries, histories, monuments, and markets are close by if you wish to sightsee in this final week of nail-biting Ashes Test Cricket that we'd love to enjoy with you.
If you are flying in for this epic Ashes Test Match, take the brand new Elizabeth Line* from London Heathrow to Tottenham Court Road, and your destination is on the left; almost, it's a 2mins walk from the tube.
*Remember, when catching any public transport in London, you only need your debit or credit card. Do not get an oyster card!
Though we love West London, a new area is great for all. Radisson Blu Edwardian Kenilworth is 10 mins walk to Leicester Square, Trafalgar Square, Covent Garden, Piccadilly, Soho, and so much more. Whilst you are exploring don't forget there is a pre-test match function on July 26, with transfers included from the hotel at 4pm (TBC).
If you are coming from Manchester, or arriving a day or two early from Australia and need extra nights before the test to fully embrace London, be sure to ask. Otherwise walk out of the hotel and explore endless wonders.
Right out of the hotel is mighty Oxford street, that stretches all the way to Wales. Left is the labyrinth of winding streets of 'the City', the east end, religious icons, intense walking tours, and contemporary drinking and dining dens to keep you buzzed without any cricket, but for the cricket we are here.
The Northern Line at Tottenham Court Road will deliver you to Oval tube in just 10mins every 3-4 mins. Quite remarkably, unlike Manchester, getting home is just as easy as getting to the game, which is great because with so much to enjoy after play, the long summer nights makes it all the more enjoyable, for everyone.
And of course, should the game end early, everything you didn't see during the Lord's Test but wanted to, can be enjoyed now. With the series ending July 31, the new month of August will deliver new opportunities to throw yourself into a hot European summer from France to Finland, Iceland to Ios, don't go home just yet!