Crowd watching cricket match

Click to enlarge images below:

Leicestershire County Cricket Club - Uptonsteel County Ground


Leicestershire County Cricket Club - Uptonsteel County Ground

Founded in 1879, Leicestershire County Cricket Club is one of 18 first-class counties and is based in the heart of Leicester at the Uptonsteel County Ground, Grace Road.

The club plays all three formats of professional cricket in England and Wales, with Leicestershire County Cricket Club competing in the County Championship and the Leicestershire Foxes competing in the one day and T20 competitions.

Leicestershire CCC has three County Championship titles, the first being in 1975, followed by two titles in three seasons in 1996 and 1998. In recent years the club has had most success in the limited overs game, winning three T20 titles in 7 years (2004, 2006, 2011) – the only first class county to have won the title three times.

With all three formats of cricket played throughout the summer, there's plenty of opportunity to come along and support the Foxes. Whilst offering a variety of conference facilities, the Uptonsteel Ground is a unique venue space having played host to meetings, conferences, events and, in recent times, hosted several outdoor events and concerts.

Uptonsteel County Ground has progressed to being Leicester’s premier outdoor venue having hosted the likes of Elton John which saw 17,000 people attend what was a packed house.

Other outdoor events include outdoor cinema screenings which host 2,000+, as well as a spectacular fireworks evenings that welcomed more than 4,000 people through the Uptonsteel Ground gates.

Add Leicestershire County Cricket Club - Uptonsteel County Ground to your Itinerary

Visitor Details

Key Information

Grace Road, Leicester, LE2 8EB

Tel: +44 (0)116 2832128

Opening Times

Open: (1 Jan 2024 - 31 Dec 2024)



Thursday, 26 September 2024 - Thursday, 26 September 2024

Red cricket ball on dark backgroundCounty Championship Division Two: Leicestershire Vs Derbyshire
more info

Monday, 9 September 2024 - Monday, 9 September 2024

Red cricket ball on dark backgroundCounty Championship Division Two: Leicestershire Vs Yorkshire
more info

Saturday, 3 August 2024 - Saturday, 3 August 2024

Haircut 100, Go WestHaircut 100, Go West
more info

Friday, 2 August 2024 - Friday, 2 August 2024

Back to the 90s event image featuring Five, Boyzlife and B*WitchedBack to the 90s
more info

Saturday, 3 August 2024 - Saturday, 3 August 2024

80s legends live poster featuring images of the artists and Saturday 3 August80s Legends Live
more info

Map & Directions

Accreditations & Awards

What's Nearby

  1. Aylestone Meadows

    For over 100 years Aylestone Meadows has been a popular location for the people of…

  2. Leicester City Football Club

    Leicester City Football Club, also known as the Foxes, is a professional football team…

  3. University of Leicester

    The University of Leicester is led by discovery and innovation – an international centre…

  4. Leicester Tigers

    The illustrious history of the formidable Leicester Tigers dates back to 1880, making…

  1. Attenborough Arts Centre

    The University of Leicester’s Attenborough Arts Centre is an inclusive and lively place…

  2. Upstairs At The Western

    Upstairs At The Western is a pub theatre that produces and hosts comedy, poetry,…

  3. Victoria Park

    Victoria Park is a fine green space next to the University of Leicester campus.

  4. De Montfort Hall

    De Montfort Hall has been one of Leicester's premier entertainment venues for over a…

  5. De Montfort University

    De Montfort University Leicester (DMU) are immensely proud of their brilliant home city…

  6. Leicester Riverside

    Just a short walk from Leicester’s vibrant city centre is the meandering River Soar. The…

  7. Newarke Houses

    Two of Leicester’s most interesting historic houses, now form the Newarke Houses social…

  8. The Newarke

    Costume drama played out in ancient quarter

  9. Sue Townsend Theatre

    The Sue Townsend theatre is an iconic city venue, opened in 1963.

  10. Leicester Museum & Art Gallery

    Leicester Museum & Art Gallery, Leicester's original museum on the historic New Walk, has…

  11. Castle Gardens

    Castle Gardens is a peaceful green space beside the Grand Union Canal in Leicester.

  12. East Street Lanes Axe Throwing & VR Excape

    Try out these fantastic and fun activities that will get your heart racing and your…

Previous Next

Search What's Nearby

Product Type
Within miles

Flower Icon

Related Content

Explore further