Cricket in Bristol
Gloucestershire Cricket are one of the 18 professional cricket clubs in the UK. Their grounds are based in Horfield in North Bristol and, over the summer season, reguarly play matches that are a great day our for all the family.
If you're staying in Bristol and are a one-day twenty20 cricket fan then you may be lucky to catch a game, or perhaps plan your visit to include this in your itinerary and experience an evening's cricket with friends. Check out the fixtures listing on the Gloucestershire Cricket website or our what's on section.
Bristol has a strong cricket history, including being the birthplace of cricket-legend W.G Grace, who was born in Downend and went on to become one of the first genuine sport stars of a generation. Also in 1899, 13-year-old schoolboy A. E. J. Collins achieved what was, for 116 years, the highest-ever recorded individual score in cricket. He scored 628 not out at Clifton College before going on to serve and give his life at the battle of Ypres in WWI.