It's the sporting event of 2015 and the one rugby fans have been looking forward to for the last 4 years. Rugby comes home to England and Wales this September and whilst we can't guarantee try fests galore, we can provide you with fantastic accommodation for the Rugby World Cup. In this post we run through the venues and where you can stay to ensure you have ultimate experience during the tournament. For more information about the tournament check the official website
BRIGHTON COMMUNITY STADIUM, BRIGHTON Sat Sep 19 South Africa v Japan (Pool B), Sun Sep 20 Samoa v USA (Pool B) Two intriguing match ups in the first weekend with world cup hopefuls South Africa taking on minnows Japan and a what looks like a tight encounter between the US and Samoa. We recommend The Dairy Cottage at Mill Laine Barns, only a short drive away making it the perfect base for a rugby loving couple. If your group is a little bigger you might want to consider looking a little further out at the rest of our cottages in Sussex.
ELLAND ROAD, LEEDS Sat Sep 26 Italy v Canada (Pool D), Sun Sep 27 Scotland v USA (Pool B) Scotland face a tough game in the second weekend, escape the tension in one of our Yorkshire country cottages before making your way in for the action.
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KINGSHOLM STADIUM, GLOUCESTER Sat Sep 19 Tonga v Georgia (Pool C), Wed Sep 23 Scotland v Japan (Pool B) Fri Sep 25 Argentina v Georgia (Pool C) Sun Oct 11 USA v Japan (Pool B) Plenty of good games and great accommodation to choose from in Gloucestershire. If you are part of a large group then Paddock Barn, Southwold Barn & The Guggle provide space for 8 people each and Swan House can take 12.
MILLENNIUM STADIUM, CARDIFF Sat Sep 19 Ireland v Canada (Pool D) Sun Sep 20 Wales v Uruguay (Pool A) Wed Sep 23 Australia v Fiji (Pool A) Thu Oct 1 Wales v Fiji (Pool A) Fri Oct 2 New Zealand v Georgia (Pool C) Sun Oct 11 France v Ireland (Pool D) Sat Oct 17 Quarter-Final 1 (Winner Pool C v Runner-Up Pool D) Sun Oct 18 Quarter-Final 3 (Winner Pool D v Runner-Up Pool C) A number of huge matches including three of Wales’ group stage games and the potential Pool D decider between France and Ireland. Check out The Barn at Hall Farm (sleeps 7) for our closest accommodation (there are two other Welsh properties within reasonable distance) but it might also be worth looking further afield with a great selection to choose from in Herefordshire.
LEICESTER CITY STADIUM, LEICESTER Sun Oct 4 Argentina v Tonga (Pool C), Tue Oct 6 Canada v Romania (Pool D) Sun Oct 11 Argentina v Namibia (Pool C) The place to be for Argentine fans. You’ll have to travel a little further for these games; our closest properties are Nene Valley Cottages (two sleeps 2 and one 4) and Arbor and Knightcote (two 4s, two 6s and one 10).
MANCHESTER CITY STADIUM, MANCHESTER Sat Oct 10 England v Uruguay (Pool A) Expect tries aplenty for England. We have nearby cottages in Yorkshire, Lancashire and The Peak District. Our new member Far Wicken Hall sleeping 6 is the closest option.
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SANDY PARK, EXETER Tue Sep 29 Tonga v Namibia (Pool C) Wed Oct 7 Namibia v Georgia (Pool C) Sun Oct 11 Italy v Romania (Pool D) Italy v Romania is the highlight down at the home of the Chiefs but you have a huge selection of Devon holiday cottages to choose from. Higher Wiscombe offers the largest nearby accommodation and Compton Pool Farm and Red Doors Farm are the closest cottages for couples travelling to the matches.
ST JAMES' PARK, NEWCASTLE Sat Oct 3 South Africa v Scotland (Pool B) Fri Oct 9 New Zealand v Tonga (Pool C) Sat Oct 10 Samoa v Scotland (Pool B) More tough games for Scotland and The World Champions, New Zealand v Tonga. Newcastle gets more than its fair share of great encounters and we’ve got your accommodation covered with our luxury Northumberland and Durham holiday cottages.
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STADIUMMK, MILTON KEYNES Thu Oct 1 France v Canada (Pool D) Sat Oct 3 Samoa v Japan (Pool B) Tue Oct 6 Fiji v Play-Off Winner (Pool A) Will we see the real France this tournament? They do tend to save their best for the World Cup. Our closest cottages include Fullers Hill (one 2 and three 4s), Arbor and Knightcote (two 4s, two 6s and one 10), Heath Farm (three 2s and two 4s) and Nene Valley Cottages (two sleeps 2 and one 4).
VILLA PARK, BIRMINGHAM. Sat Sep 26 South Africa v Samoa (Pool B) Sun Sep 27 Australia v Uruguay (Pool A). South Africa v Samoa promises to be full of big hits, while Uruguay will be doing well not to be put to the sword again. Check out our cottages in Shropshire, Warwickshire and Worcestershire for the closest accommodation.
OLYMPIC STADIUM, LONDON. Wed Sep 23 France v Romania (Pool D), Thu Sep 24 New Zealand v Namibia (Pool C) Sun Oct 4 Ireland v Italy (Pool D), Wed Oct 7 South Africa v USA (Pool B) Fri Oct 30 Bronze Final
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TWICKENHAM STADIUM, LONDON. Fri Sep 18 England v Fiji (Pool A), Sat Sep 19 France v Italy (Pool D) Sat Sep 26 England v Wales (Pool A) Sat Oct 3 England v Australia (Pool A) Sat Oct 10 Australia v Wales (Pool A) Sat Oct 17 Quarter-Final 2 (Winner Pool B v Runner-Up Pool A) Sun Oct 18 Quarter-Final 4 (Winner Pool A v Runner-Up Pool B) Sat Oct 24 Semi-Final 1 (Winner Quarter-Final 1 v Winner Quarter-Final 2) Sun Oct 25 Semi-Final 2 (Winner Quarter-Final 3 v Winner Quarter-Final 4) Sat Oct 31 Final
WEMBLEY STADIUM, LONDON. Sun Sep 20 New Zealand v Argentina (Pool C) Sun Sep 27 Ireland v Romania (Pool D) Of course the majority of games, including England’s crunch encounters against Australia and Wales and much of the knockout stage are being held across London. We recommend that you take a look at our search to see if there are any cottages close enough for you to travel into London. To those of you who have been unable to get tickets why not hire one of our large properties? This way you can get together a group of friends for a truly memorable occasion. For ideas look at our 'Great for Groups' collection. So that’s the rundown of all the games and the venues of the world cup, we hope you are able to enjoy as much of the rugby as possible. We wish all those travelling to England and Wales to support their home country a great welcome from all at Premier Cottages.
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Rugby comes home to England and Wales this September and whilst we can't guarantee try fests galore, we can provide you with fantastic accommodation for the rugby world cup. In this post we run through the venues and where you can stay to ensure you have ultimate experience during the tournament.