Gear up for the 2024 Paris Olympics with Britain’s top sporting experiences and accommodation.

Ride the Olympic wave with our curated sports-themed activities, immersive experiences, and stays that will have you feeling like a champion.

Enjoy a timeless London sunset during an adrenaline pumping trek at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium or unwind and relax at Wales’s largest spa fit enough for professional athletes. Seize the moment to indulge in adrenaline-pumping sports adventures across Britain in 2024.

Essential sporting events in 2024:

UEFA Champions League Final – Wembley 

1 June 2024

Experience football history in the making at the UEFA Champions League finals, hosted at the iconic Wembley Stadium. Witness the world’s top teams battle for glory on one of the most legendary stages in sports. The stadium also offers an immersive tour, taking you behind the scenes to explore the legendary Locker Room, the prestigious Royal Box, and the players’ tunnel, where the excitement of matchday comes to life. Secure your spot for an unforgettable Wembley adventure here.

Wimbledon – London          

1 – 14 July 2024  

The Championships at Wimbledon is one of Britain’s best-loved sporting events. From indulging in traditional strawberries and cream to discovering tennis-inspired fashion or watching show-stopping matches on the big screen, there are plenty of ways to enjoy a taste of Wimbledon. Get an exclusive look into one of Britain’s most beloved sporting events with an immersive tour of Wimbledon and the Lawn Tennis Museum. Explore Centre Court, the players’ changing rooms and even the media interview room. 

British Grand Prix – Silverstone 

5 – 7 July 2024

Head to the ‘Home of British Motorsport’ at Silverstone in Northamptonshire for an unrivalled weekend of high-octane fun in July. Home to the first Formula One Grand Prix Championship in 1950, Silverstone has produced some of Formula One’s most historic and memorable racing moments. Visit Silverstone’s Interactive Museum for a close up look at the stories and science behind British motor racing, or keep the wheels in motion with Silverstone’s one-of-a-kind racing simulator experience.

The 151st Open – Troon, Scotland

14 – 21 July 2024

Experience the 152nd Open with a view of the coast as the best golf players in the world swing for a grand slam at Royal Troon. Follow along as golfers battle it out to become champion at the world-class golf course, hosting its 10th open in the tournaments 152-year history this year.

Wenlock Olympian Games – Wenlock 

July 2024

Primary inspiration for today’s modern Olympic games, the Wenlock Olympian Games are an annual competition focusing on sports and arts, honouring the tradition of sportsmanship and camaraderie that echoes through the ages. As athletes showcase their skills and determination, let their journey inspire your own pursuit of sporting greatness. 

Highland Games – Scotland

July – September 2024

One of Scotland’s most important and highly anticipated annual events, the Highland Games take place across several cities, towns and islands throughout Scotland. With ‘expect the unexpected’ as the unofficial mantra, thousands of spectators attend every year to witness exciting events such as Caber Toss, Tug’ O War and even the Hammer Toss.

Teams representing the Forbes and Wallace clans compete in the Tug O’ War at the 173rd Lonach Highland Gathering & Games at Bellabeg, Strathdon in Aberdeenshire, Scotland. Creator: Michael Elleray. CC BY 2.0 DEED

Sporting experiences not to miss in 2024

TOCA Social – London

Whilst football is an integral part of the experience, TOCA Social attracts more than just the football fan. Through innovative menus, interior design, and exceptional service, TOCA Social is a destination for those that just want a great night out. With games that are both fun and accessible for all, visitors will have a great time, even if they have never kicked a ball before! 

F1 Experience – Birmingham  

Recently opened in November of 2023, experience the glamour, excitement and thrill of traditional high-octane racing at the F1 Arcade in Brimingham. Ignite an irresistible need for speed with access to 53 bespoke full-motion racing simulators that feature motion and audio-visual effects to fully immerse racers.

The Dare Skywalk – London

This adrenaline-pumped, 90-minute experience will challenge adventure-seekers to take it to the edge by scaling the height of one of the newest landmarks in London – Tottenham Hotspur Stadium. This award-winning stadium is the UK’s most technologically advanced, and the biggest club stadium in London, seating over 62,000 fans. Strap yourselves in as engaging guides take you all the way to the stadium roof and over the edge!  For those craving a different kind of thrill, immerse yourself in the high-speed world of racing in a cutting-edge F1 simulator with F1 Drive London. The realistic karting experience was recently launched in late 2023 by Formula 1 and Tottenham hotspur stadium.

The Dare Skywalk. Creator: Tottenham Hotspur FC. Copyright: Tottenham Hotspur FC

National Football Museum – Manchester 

The National Football Museum’s mission is to share stories about football and to showcase world-class collections of football objects and archives. Four galleries and exciting seasonal exhibitions can be explored during a visit with something for everybody to enjoy. Visitors can test their football skills in the Play Gallery during six interactive games.

Scale – Cardiff  

Coming in Spring of 2024, the Scale Stadium Adventure in Wales offers an exhilarating and unique experience for sports enthusiasts and adventure-seekers alike. Hosted at the iconic Principality Stadium in Cardiff, this adrenaline filled adventure allows participants to explore the world-renowned venue in a way like never before. Conquer the stadiums incredible heights and take in panoramic views of Cardiff from the top. 

Sports inspired stays across Britain 

The Vale Resort – Glamorgan, Wales

Home to the grounds trained on by Wales’ national footballers and Real Madrid, The Vale Resort offers top-tier training facilities, including 3G indoor and outdoor pitches, which are also available to hotel guests. The hotel spa, known as the largest in Wales, features a vast gym specifically designed for professional athletes, along with two 18-hole championship golf courses, an academy, and a pro shop

Millennium and Copthorne Hotels at Chelsea Football Club – Chelsea, London 

Home of the Blues! Situated within the grounds of Chelsea Football Club, the Millennium & Copthorne Hotels at Chelsea FC are located in the fashionable district of SW6. The hotel is split across two sites right next to Stamford Bridge – a dream come true for many Chelsea Fans. Keep the passion alive with an exclusive guided tour of Chelsea Stadium and Museum. Explore behind-the-scenes areas such as the players’ tunnel and the home team dressing room and gain unparalleled access to the iconic Stamford Bridge and immersing in the iconic legacy of the Chelsea Football Club. 

The Manor House & Ashbury Hotels  Devon

Neighbouring properties, the Manor House and Ashbury Hotels combine into a sports behemoth. Seven golf courses, 99 holes and over 400 buggies are the chief brag, but extensive tennis, squash, badminton, bowls and snooker facilities make for excellent support acts, as does a synthetic curling rink. Lessons are possible in all. Leave time to explore your surrounds, though: mysterious Dartmoor begins less than a mile to the west.

Hilton at St George’s Park  Staffordshire

England’s footballers train at the National Football Centre in central England before international home games – and stay, just like you can, at the accompanying Hilton at St George’s Park. As state-of-the-art as you’d imagine, facilities include a FIFA-standard pitch and a dedicated area for goalkeepers. The hotel’s Health Club and Spa features a 17-metre (56-foot) pool. Rather less athletically minded, this part of Britain is famous for its centuries-old beer-brewing. Dedicated to sustainably made brews, tastes some of Britain’s finest craft lager at Freedom Brewery, quietly tucked away in the peaceful Staffordshire countryside. 

Tyne Castle Park Hotel, Midlothian Football Club  Edinburgh 

Edinburgh proudly introduces the Tyne Castle Park Hotel, a groundbreaking establishment as the UK’s first-ever club-owned hotel. Situated in the heart of the city, this modern and sophisticated hotel boasts state-of-the-art facilities, including 25 luxurious bedrooms that blend comfort with contemporary design. The hotel’s crown jewel is the award-winning Skyline restaurant, providing guests with a culinary experience that complements the vibrant atmosphere of the Scottish capital. Visitors not only enjoy world-class accommodations but also become part of the dynamic energy that surrounds the iconic Midlothian Football Club.

Hotel Football Old Trafford – Manchester

Experience the ultimate fusion of sports and leisure at Hotel Football just opposite Old Trafford Stadium in Manchester. Nestled in the heart of football history, this player owned, iconic accommodation offers unparalleled access to the excitement of Manchester United’s legendary stadium. Immerse yourself in the spirit of athleticism and competition while indulging in world-class accommodation and amenities. Whether you’re a sports enthusiast, a traveller seeking adventure, or simply in search of the perfect blend of comfort and excitement, Hotel Football promises an unforgettable experience at the intersection of sport and hospitality.

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