Calling all cricket-loving couples: Lord's Cricket Ground ( has just been granted a marriage licence. The 197-year-old 'home of cricket' is now able to host grand weddings for up to 300 guests in the Lord Thomas Suite or celebrations for 230 people in the Long Room, while the Writing Room can accommodate a more intimate bash for up to 60 people. The Pavilion Roof Terrace is perfect for stylish summer nuptials and you can even have a personalised message screened on the giant scoreboard. Ceremonies start from £1,200; receptions from £120 per person. For more information, call 020 7616 8501.