First Time Tourists Guide in Wimbledon, United Kingdom

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There are Wimbledon and Putney Commons, Wimbledon Park, Wat Buddhapadipa, and Wimbledon Windmill Museum to visit in Wimbledon.

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SIGHTSEEING

Wimbledon and Putney Commons is a huge area with grassland and woodland. This natural area has three spaces named Wimbledon Common, Putney Heath, and Putney Lower Common. This area has many events you might join like Forest Bathing Equinox Experience, Holiday Club, and Wimbledon Common Half Marathon. You can get here whenever you want because it opens 24 hours.

Wimbledon and Putney Commons

Great place for an woody walk with the kids - muddy paths, duck ponds, ditches, logs, dens in the woods, trees to climb, field to run about in - perfect bit of nature in south London.

Address : Windmill Rd, Wimbledon, London SW19 5NR, United Kingdom

DOWNTOWN

Wimbledon Park is a relaxed urban park with a beautiful lake. This 27 hectares park located close to The All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club. There are cafes, BBQ area, mini-golf, running tracks for taking a walk, and beach volleyball in this big park. This park opens from 8 AM until 9 PM.

Wimbledon Park

It is a great place for young children. There is a large playground with different activity frames for different ages and a 5x8m sandpit.

Address : Home Park Rd, Wimbledon, London SW19 8AU, United Kingdom

SHOPPING

You can buy something to bring home at Fielders Ltd. This store sells cool souvenirs and crafts with great quality. Here, you can buy amazing paintings and knitting products. Also, go to Wimbledon Piazza. It's located at Centre Court. Enjoy all the events, bazaars, foods, and drinks. Also, you can buy souvenirs in here.

Fielders Ltd

Great place for art and craft supplies. Staff are friendly and knowledgeable. Also great framers upstairs.

Address : 54 Wimbledon Hill Rd, Wimbledon, London SW19 7PA, United Kingdom

Wimbledon Piazza

A lovely range of products, mostly handmade and sold by the makers. A great selection of hot food and naughty cakes and bakes.

Address : The Broadway, Wimbledon, London SW19 1QB, United Kingdom

FOOD & DRINK

The iconic foods to try in Wimbledon are its strawberry and cream, tea sandwich, and fish & chips. Those foods are so Wimbledon. You can go to many eateries in the city to get them. Also, there are Pimm's to drink. It's a gin with Pimm's, lemonade, and fresh fruits. Wimbledon's champagne is also a must to try.

CULTURE

Wimbledon is famous for its tennis tournaments. It has hosted many best matches in the history of the sport. It's home for Wimbledon Tennis Championships and New Wimbledon Theatre. This city is split into "village" and "town". There are many original medieval buildings in the village and town is where the modern part of the city. Lastly, Wimbledon is populated by British Asians, British Ghanaians, Polish and Irish.

BEST TIME TO VISIT

The best time to visit Wimbledon is between May and October. It's when the weather and temperature are pleasant and humid to explore the city.

HOTEL

Stay at this red Antoinette Hotel Wimbledon. It's a comfy place to stay in the city. This hotel is so strategic because it's located a 10-minute walk from Wimbledon tube station, tram and train station, and 2 miles from Wimbledon’s championship tennis club. Also, you can stay at The Fox & Grapes Wimbledon. This warming hotel is great to get a quiet atmosphere with grassland and woodland of Wimbledon Common. It's located close to Royal Wimbledon Golf Club and All England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club.

Antoinette Hotel Wimbledon hotel

The Hotel is in a lovely area, minutes walk from great shops & many restaurants.

Address : The Broadway, Wimbledon, London SW19 1SD, United Kingdom

The Fox & Grapes Wimbledon

A charming hotel located in prime position, literally on the edge of Wimbledon Common.

Address : 9 Camp Rd, Wimbledon, London SW19 4UN, United Kingdom

RESTAURANT

Bill's Wimbledon Restaurant is a British restaurant, serving delicious local foods. This place has a cozy and unique interior to enjoy. Here, have its famous pancakes or Egg Benedict for your brunch. Also, you can have dinner at The Ivy Cafe Wimbledon Village. This is a brasserie-style restaurant with a cool garden terrace. They serve modern foods you can order. Its high-recommended options are the teas, zucchini, and egg benedict.

Bill's Wimbledon Restaurant

Great place for family and grown-ups. Great staff and fantastic new menu.

Address : 20 Hartfield Rd, Wimbledon, London SW19 3TA, United Kingdom

The Ivy Cafe Wimbledon Village

Nice atmosphere, good quality food, excellent service and very reasonable price.

Address : 75 High St, Wimbledon, London SW19 5EQ, United Kingdom

CAFE

Brew Café Wimbledon is a cool cafe and a good choice for having breakfast and lunch. It serves creative options of breakfast, Mediterannean lunches, and great coffees. The most popular menus to order are its pancakes, avocado, and bacon. Also, you can spend the evening at Windmill Tea Rooms for having tasty tea or coffee. It has many options of drink, especially tea. Don't forget to try its delicious cakes and ice creams too.

Brew Café Wimbledon

Delicious breakfast and fantastic coffee at Brew!.

Address : 21 High St, Wimbledon, London SW19 5DX, United Kingdom

Windmill Tea Rooms

Pleasant tea room. Good range of coffee, tea, soft drinks.

Address : Windmill Rd, Wimbledon, London SW19 5NQ, United Kingdom

BAR AND NIGHTLIFE

All Bar One Wimbledon is a modern and warm bar to enjoy the night. It serves a huge selection of wine, beer, and cocktails. But, it'sandwich so famous for its great cocktails. For the foods, there are tapas to order. You can also go to The Alexandra. This is a cool pub with 2 cozy traditional bars. This pub is the best for watching live sport and having fun with live DJs. It served great cocktails and beers.

All Bar One Wimbledon

This is one of the best restaurants I have been to so far in Wimbledon. Lovely rustic welcoming decoration, wonderful accommodating staff.

Address : 37-39 Wimbledon Hill Rd, Wimbledon, London SW19 7NA, United Kingdom

The Alexandra

Beautiful little pub at the back of victoria. Nice atmosphere, very quiet. Perfect for a couple or friends catching up.

Address : 33 Wimbledon Hill Rd, Wimbledon, London SW19 7NE, United Kingdom

INTERESTING PLACE

Wat Buddhapadipa is an amazing Buddist temple in Wimbledon. It's the first temple in the city. This temple has a red and gold color with cultural decors and interior. You will be amazed by its paintings on the walls inside the temple showing Buddha's life from birth to death. Also, go to the Wimbledon Windmill Museum. This place is great for knowing the history of windmills, local, and rural life in Wimbledon. This museum is located inside a former working mill.

Wat Buddhapadipa

De pithead 8 miracles of Buddha.

Address : 14 Calonne Rd, Wimbledon, London SW19 5HJ, United Kingdom

Wimbledon Windmill Museum

Very interesting piece of local history.Amazing knowledge and stories from your guides. Interactive and educational.

Address : Windmill Rd, Wimbledon, London SW19 5NR, United Kingdom

INSTAGRAMMABLE SPOT

Love Wimbledon is a cool area for taking pictures with crowds and streets. This place is so busy. Also, it's a nice place for people watching. Besides taking photos, you can stop at any stalls around. Don't forget coming to Cannizaro Park. This is a green space with beautiful gardens, lawns, and woodland. Many people come here because there are events held in this park. This is a scenic place for taking a selfie too.

Love Wimbledon

A wonderful event, a magnificent bazaar with many small pavilions, children's workshops, many delicious for eating and drinking.

Address : 27-37 St George's Rd, Wimbledon, London SW19 4EU, United Kingdom

Cannizaro Park

Beautiful grounds & gardens, dog friendly hotel where you can have a coffee or lunch.

Address : Wimbledon, London SW19 4UE, United Kingdom