TRIP Wembley Stadium is a football stadium located in London, home ground of the English National Football Team. The stadium has a seating capacity of 90,000 making it the largest in the United Kingdom and second largest in Europe. Although not as historic as the original, the new Wembley Stadium is still an impressive modern football stadium. If you happen to be in London during an event, be sure to check it out.
TAP Opened in 2007 to replace the historic 1923 original, Wembley Stadium is primarily used as the home ground of the English National Football Team and all major English football cup finals. Since opening, Wembley Stadium has played host to a number of major international sporting events including the 2012 Summer Olympics, 2015 Rugby World Cup as well as hosting the final of next year’s Euro Football Championship. The stadium is also a popular concert venue for both local and international musicians, with many live concert albums having been recorded at the venue.
Upon exiting Wembley Park station the first thing visitors are likely to see is Wembley Stadium’s famous 133 metre tall arch towering over the surrounding area. The match day experience begins as visitors make their way down Wembley Way, a great place to soak up atmosphere before an event. Once inside, visitors will begin to understand the enormous size of the venue; the stadium boasts a circumference of 1km and an internal area of four million cubic meters. The stadium’s seating bowl is spread over three tiers with the third, upper tier, especially towards the front, offering visitors excellent value for money.
GO Tickets for events and stadium tours at Wembley Stadium can be purchased directly through the stadium’s official website. Wembley Stadium is easily accessible via the London Underground train network (Wembley Park station). Check out Transport for London’s official website for route maps, fares and other useful information.