Where to Watch Live Sport

The Albion

The Albion is renowned for its vibrant atmosphere, especially during major sports events. With multiple screens and a spacious garden, it’s an ideal spot to watch the Euros and Wimbledon. They often have special offers and have a wide selection of Big Smoke beers and pub grub.

The Druid’s Head

Situated in the heart of Kingston just off the Ancient Market Place, The Druid’s Head provides a cosy yet lively setting. The large screens and friendly crowd make it perfect for watching your favourite game. It’s also a Grade II-listed building, so you can enjoy a bit of history while you soak up the atmosphere.

The Bishop

With stunning views of the Thames, The Bishop is perfect for a relaxed afternoon of watching live sport. The outdoor seating is a plus on sunny days – enjoy their gorgeous view of the river while you sip refreshing summer cocktails.

The Ram

Enjoy a classic British pub experience with multiple screens showing all the major sports events. With a large outdoor beer garden along the river, you can catch some rays while cheering for your favourite team.

The Mill

With a huge screen, student night deals, and a beautiful view of the river, the Mill on High Street is a great place to catch the game.


The Cornerstone is a classic British pub that provides a cosy yet vibrant setting, perfect for watching the Euros with friends and fellow football enthusiasts.


Pryzm offers a dynamic and high-energy venue for watching the Euros Final. Known for its vibrant nightlife, Pryzm transforms into a thrilling sports arena for major events, providing a unique and electrifying experience.

Fun Activities in Kingston during the Summer of Sport

Riverside Walks and Boat Trips

Enjoy a leisurely stroll along the Thames or take a boat trip from Kingston to Richmond with Turks Launches or GoBoat. The scenic views are perfect for a relaxing day out before watching live sport.

Play your own game in the park

Kingston upon Thames is home to a variety of beautiful parks that offer a perfect blend of recreational activities, natural beauty, and historical significance.

Fairfield: This well-maintained park is a popular spot for both locals and visitors. Situated just behind the town centre and in a more residential area, it’s a quiet and serene spot for playing a friendly game of five-a-side or indulging in a summer picnic. The park’s central location makes it easily accessible from Kingston town center, and it’s a great place to relax after a day of shopping or sightseeing.

Canbury Gardens: Nestled along the banks of the River Thames, Canbury Gardens offers stunning riverside views, beautifully landscaped gardens, and a charming bandstand which often hosts live music on the weekends. Visitors can enjoy leisurely walks along the river, picnicking, or playing tennis on one of the public courts. The park also has a café where you can grab a snack or a coffee.

Home Park: Just across from Hampton Court Palace, Home Park is a great space for relaxing in the sunshine, playing a quick game of five-a-side or having a picnic while celebrating the Summer of Sport.

Bushy Park: As the second-largest of London’s Royal Parks, Bushy Park boasts expansive woodlands, waterways, gardens, and a rich array of wildlife including the famous herds of deer. The park also has several ponds, perfect for relaxing by the water.

Kingston Market: Explore Kingston’s vibrant market, where you can find everything from fresh produce to unique crafts. It’s a great place to grab a bite to eat or pick up a souvenir.

Tips for Making the Most of Your Summer of Sport

  • Arrive Early: Popular pubs can get crowded, especially during major matches, so arrive early to secure a good spot.
  • Stay Hydrated: Summer can get warm, and with all the excitement, it’s easy to forget to drink water. Keep hydrated, especially if you’re indulging in a few pints.
  • Explore Different Venues: Kingston has a lot to offer, so don’t stick to just one place. Explore different pubs and activities to get the full experience.
  • Public Transport: Use public transport to get around. Kingston is well-connected, and it’s easier than worrying about parking.

Enjoy the summer of sport in Kingston upon Thames, where the exciting atmosphere is sure to make every event memorable!