For the majority of people when they hear the name Wimbledon, the only thing they can think of is tennis. Wimbledon is known all over the world as the home to the famous Tennis Club where the Wimbledon tournament is held each summer. If you were to ask most people what there is to do in Wimbledon outside of tennis they might have a hard time coming up with anything without getting some hints. The fact is that there are plenty of great places to go in the Wimbledon area that you can take advantage of all year long, not just during tennis tournament time. You can find things to do in Wimbledon that have nothing to do with tennis.
Take Time to Enjoy Nature
Many people may not be aware that there are some spectacular outdoor places in the Wimbledon area that you can enjoy. Taking a walk over to Wimbledon Common can give you access to a fantastic outdoor park area and you can connect to Richmond Park, one of the largest parks in London. You can take the time to visit the Wimbledon Windmill, go for a boat ride in Wimbledon Park or just take time to walk around in the park. Also in the Wimbledon area are the beautiful gardens that you can find at Cannizaro Park at the Cannizaro House, a historical house.
Fun During the Day or Night
Just like many other areas of London, when you are in the Wimbledon area you will have access to great places for eating and dining. You can take in a sample of the local flavor at any one of the many pubs and restaurants that you can find just by walking around Wimbledon. You can find all kinds of different foods you can try from all over the globe. You also can take in some of the great shopping in the region. There is the Centre Court Shopping Centre right outside of Wimbledon Station or you can go over to Wimbledon Village to see some of the smaller boutiques and unique shops in the area. There are also plenty of entertainment venues in the region that you can go to if you want to take in a show. Head over to the Polka Theatre to see shows designed specifically for children or the New Wimbledon Theatre for great musicals and plays and dance.
You can enjoy the Wimbledon area all throughout the year beyond the two weeks where tennis is on everyone’s minds in the region. If you are planning to take a few days to come to Wimbledon so you can enjoy more than the tennis you are going to want to find a place to stay in the area. If you are looking for an accommodation in Wimbledon the Holiday Inn Express London Wimbledon South can be the perfect place for you. You will be right in the heart of the Wimbledon area so you can see and do everything you want.