Some of the world’s largest and most iconic stadiums are located in the United Kingdom. Here is a list of the largest stadiums in Britain.
- Wembley Stadium – The current Wembley Stadium is its second version and was opened in 2007. It stands at the same site where once stood the legendary Old Wembley Stadium that hosted numerous historic sporting events including legendary 1966 World Cup Final between England and Germany. The present stadium is the largest in the United Kingdom with a maximum capacity of 90.000 people. It is the home ground of the English National football team, so if you are into football make sure that you attend at least one game once your relocation via man and van services to the English capital is over.
- Twickenham Stadium – Just like Wembley, Twickenham Stadium is located in London. It is the largest rugby sport facility in the world and the second largest stadium in Britain. It is also one of the oldest in the country as it was opened in 1909. The present capacity of Twickenham Stadium is 82.000 people and you should visit it at least as a landmark even if you are not into rugby. However make sure that you arrange all the details with the man and van company that aided you with your move before you visit.
- Old Trafford – nicknamed The Theatre of Dreams, it is located in the city of Manchester. It is the third largest stadium in the UK and it is the home ground of the world famous Manchester United Football Club. Opened in 1910, it was designed by Archibald Leitch. The currently capacity is a little over 75.000 people.
- Millennium Stadium – situated in Cardiff and this is the home ground of the Welsh National football and rugby teams. The stadium was opened in 1997 and was initially built to host the 1999 Rugby World Cup. Since then Millennium Stadium has hosted several major sporting events. Today it is owned by the Welsh Rugby Union and has a capacity of 74.500 seats.
- Murrayfield Stadium – located in Edinburg, this is Scotland’s largest rugby stadium and is also used to host American football and association football matches. Murrayfield Stadium was built 1925 and underwent a major reconstruction project in 1995. At the moment the it has a capacity of 67.144 spectators and is the official home ground of the Scottish National rugby team.
- Celtic Park – another Scottish stadium and as the name suggests it, it is the home ground of the prominent Scottish football club of Celtic. Situated in the city of Glasgow and is considered by many to be one of the most beautiful stadiums in the United Kingdom. Celtic Park opened doors in 1892 and was the subject of a major renovation project which started in 1994 and ended in 1998. The present capacity of is 60.335 people.