As the winter weather starts to take hold and the nights draw in, it’s nice to have something to perk us up and get us up off the sofa. What better to help us through the imminent big freeze than a feast of great sport?
November plays host to some fantastic sporting events with something for every sports fan, whether you prefer a round ball, oval ball or indeed no ball at all!
So get your tickets booked and dig out your team’s shirt because without further ado, here are the best sporting events in November to satisfy even the most insatiable of sport fans.
The autumn rugby union internationals
It’s that time of the year when the great and good of southern hemisphere rugby take these shores by storm for a number of bone-crunching, high-flying rugby matches.
The headline game will no doubt be England v Australia at Twickenham as the men in white prepare for the Six Nations. A game between the Aussies and England would be a fiercely competitive affair. The game will be made all the more dramatic as there’s nothing quite like the atmosphere of a packed Twickenham stadium.
This is definitely one rugby fans will not want to miss so check out our Twickenham hotels and book yourself in so as not to be disappointed!
The ATP World Tour Finals
The sunshine and strawberries of Wimbledon seem so far away but if you need to get your tennis fix despite the plummeting temperatures then the ATP World Tour finals at London’s O2 Arena is perfect for you.
The tournament starts in November but keep your eye out for the finals dates for a chance to see some top class players in action. The perfect tennis weekend is there for the taking with our hotels in London and the likes of Andy Murray, Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer fighting it out for supremacy!
The UK Snooker Championships
From 27th November to 8th December York’s Barbican Theatre will be transformed for one of the biggest tournaments in the snooker world’s calendar.
World number one Mark Selby will be there to defend his title but expect plenty of other players looking to knock him off his perch. It’s the ideal event for snooker fans of all ages so why not make a weekend of it and book into one of our York hotels?
Do the Ashes need any introduction? It’s a bumper year for cricket, and while it’s not exactly cricket weather in the UK, the Australian climate will welcome the return Ashes series as England look to build on there home win in the summer.
It all begins on 28th November and ends in January 2014 so you’ve got plenty of opportunities to enjoy what is generally thought to be one of the greatest sporting events in the world.
Manchester United v Arsenal
It’s the most open Premier League title race in memory with at least six teams in with a shot at glory this season – one of many reasons why the Old Trafford clash between Manchester United and Arsenal on 10th November is one of the most important games of the season.
A resurgent Arsenal travel to the Theatre of Dreams to take on a stuttering United in what could be a make or break 90 minutes for both teams. Book into one of our Manchester hotels so you can commiserate or celebrate after the final whistle!