EVENTS & HOTELS NEAR WIMBLEDON
The Championships, Wimbledon, known more commonly just as ‘Wimbledon’, is the oldest tennis tournament in the world and one of the most important tennis events of the year, alongside the Australian Open, the French Open and the US Open.
Spectators flock in their thousands each year to watch world-class tennis, sample some strawberries and cream (and possibly even a Pimm’s), and to soak up the great British atmosphere. The Wimbledon area itself also boasts beautiful green spaces and boutique shops to enjoy when visitors need a break from watching a thrilling tennis match.
HOTELS NEAR WIMBLEDON
THE GROSVENOR HOTEL
42 minute journey on public transport to Wimbledon
A short trip on the London Underground followed by a 16 minute walk and you’ll find yourself right at the entrance to Wimbledon. After a dramatic day cheering at centre court, however, you can easily get back to your hotel and relax in comfort.
The Grosvenor Hotel offers all the modern luxury you could want and has been lovingly stored to enhance its Victorian period features. The Grade II listed building is a unique sight to behold and is grand in every sense of the word.
THE ROYAL HORSEGUARDS HOTEL
49 minute journey on public transport to Wimbledon
The Royal Horseguards Hotel offers guests a luxury 5-star experience as well as unparalleled views across central London, sitting directly on the River Thames and opposite the London Eye. It’s just a short journey on the London Underground then a 16-minute walk and you’ll be at the Wimbledon complex.
The hotel has a strong heritage based on Victorian elegance and a history connected to the Secret Intelligent Service. With magnificent chandeliers and period features, the Royal Horseguards is undoubtedly a majestic place.
THE CUMBERLAND HOTEL
46 minute journey on public transport to Wimbledon
1,000 luxurious bedrooms make up the Cumberland Hotel, with the grand and spacious lobby catching the eye from your first visit. A quick trip on the London Underground followed by a 16-minute walk and you’ll be at the entrance to Wimbledon, ready for a day of world-class tennis.
The Cumberland sits right where Oxford Street meets Park Lane, and offers green space to the west and urban hustle to the east. It’s perfectly located to help you access whatever you want in the city.
THE TOWER HOTEL
1 hour journey on public transport to Wimbledon
The Tower Hotel faces Tower Bridge, has the Tower of London on its right and the St. Katharine Docks on its left - nowhere else will you find such views and intriguing history right on your doorstep.
A journey on the London Underground and then a short walk and you’ll be right at the entrance to the world-famous tennis venue. And after a long day at Wimbledon, you can come back to your hotel and enjoy the nightlife of the city or get some sleep in a comfortable bed.
THINGS TO DO NEAR WIMBLEDON COMMON
Wimbledon Common offers a huge 1,140 acres of calm and tranquillity alongside the decidedly more urban surroundings of Wimbledon, Putney and Kingston-upon-Thames. Take a long walk, enjoy the incredible variety of birds, animals and plant life, and take some time away from the business of city life. To find out more about the opening times and how to get to Wimbledon Common visit the website.
Richmond Park is the biggest Royal Park in London, spanning a massive 1,000 hectares (2,500 acres). It's home to a deer population of 650, ancient trees and a diverse range of plants, animals and butterflies. To find out the opening times and how to get to Richmond Park visit the website.
With the River Thames just north and Putney Heath to the south, Putney is one of those places that is its own town within the city of London. Beautiful shops and coffee spots, lovely green spaces - it’s a great place to while away a day.