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Wimbledon Tennis

Information on Wimbledon Tennis Championships

Future Wimbledon Championships

2014 23 June - 6 July
2015 29 June - 12 July
(when last checked 23/2/2014)

Church Road, Wimbledon, London, SW19
Tel: 020 8946 6131

Closed Mondays.
Sundays 2-5pm

A charge is made

Wimbledon Windmill Museum

Windmill Rd. Wimbledon Common, SW19

Tel: 020 8947 2825

Easter to October weekends & Public Holidays 2pm to 5pm Other times by prior arrangement

Adults £1 Children 50p

Wimbledon Society Museum of Local History


22 Ridgway
SW19 4QN

The corner of Ridgway and Lingfield Road,

Saturdays 2.30pm and 5pm
(other times by appointment)

Admission is free

Cannizaro Park

Grade 2 listed garden
Open Air Summer Theatre
Wimbledon Common Admission is free to the park

Cannon Hill Common

Common land
A walk close to "Thalia"
10 minutes walk from both houses. Free

Hampton Court Palace  

(Royal Palaces)
A magnificent palace and gardens built by Cardinal Wolsley and acquired by Henry VIII
State apartments, Tudor kitchens, Henry VIII's Great Hall and the gardens with its famous maze

East Molesey

A3 west to junction with A3000

Tel: 020 8781 9500

Mon 10.15am to 4.40pm
Tuesday to Sunday 9.30am to 4.30pm
Mon 10.15am to 6pm
Tuesday to Sunday 9.30am to 6pm

A charge is made

Box Hill

Over 800 acres of woods and chalk downland with magnificent views to the south downs

The view from the top of the hill is spectacular.
This can be reached by car or the energetic way; by walking up the hill from the car park at the bottom

2.5 miles south of Leatherhead on the A24

Tel: 01306 885502

Open all year (visitor centre open 11am to 5pm)

No charge except for parking (which is free to National Trust Members)

Wandle Industrial Museum

. The Wandle Industrial Museum

The Vestry Hall Annexe, London Road, Mitcham, Surrey CR4 3UD:

Tel: 020 8648 012


Chessington World of Adventure

A theme park full of exciting rides

The new ride is "Comet Land"

A3 west to junction

Tel:01372 727227

Advanced bookings Tel: 0870 444 7777

5th April to end October 10am to 5pm (later during July and August)

A charge is made

Wimbledon Common

Open common land with walks

The Windmill (see above)

Open air Theatre

Ceasers Camp ancient settlement site (not much to see, but some ancient earth works)

Wimbledon Common No charge

Wimbledon Theatre

West End quality shows in Wimbledon. .

Tickets Tel: 0870 060 6646

Groups Tel:0870 060 6644


Deen City Farm

Farm animals for children Riding School

39 Windsor Avenue
Merton Abbey

Tel: 020 8543 5300

Tuesday to Sunday 9.30am to 5.30pm

Admission free
(donations welcomed)

Kew Palace

Historic Royal Palace Within Kew Gardens . Admission is charged for in addition to the entry to Kew Gardens

Richmond Park

A Royal Park open to the public Deer roam free. The Isabella Plantation offers some spectacular displays of flowers

Richmond Park

No charge

Merton Abbey Mill

A craft market The old water mill .
No charge

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Kew Gardens

World famous botanical gardens . Kew Gardens, Richmond, Surrey, TW8 8JF
Tel: 020 8940 1171


Tudor House with later additions Exhibitions of Nonsuch Palace, Cheam Pottery, Cheam School and fully furnished period room.

Merton Road, Cheam, Surrey

Tel: 020 8643 1236

Oct to March - Wed, Thurs & Sun 2pm to 5.30pm - Sat 10am to 5.30pm

April to September - Tuesday to Friday + Sunday & Bank Holiday Mon 2pm to 5.30pm

A charge is made

Merton Heritage Centre

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The Canons, Madeira Road, Mitcham, Surrey

Tel:020 8640 9387

Friday and Saturday
10am to 5pm (last entry 4.30pm)
A Queen Ann mansion, now part of a Catholic School .

Pound Street, Carshalton, Surrey

Tel: 020 8770 4871

A charge is made

Little Holland House

1904 interior Paintings, copper work and furniture

Beeches Ave, Carshalton,
Tel: 020 8770 4781

Open 1st Sunday each month, plus Bank Holidays
1.30pm to 5.30pm

No charge

Ham House

Stuart House built in 1610 and extended in 1670 Rare collection of 17th Century Furnishings and Fittings in original setting Ham House, Richmond, Surrey TW10 7RS
Tel: 020 8940 1950
Museum 19th Century Water Pumping Station Green Dragon Lane, Brentford, Middlesex
Tel: 020 8568 4757
11am to 5pm

Morden Hall Park

Historic parkland, with meadows, wetlands and a network of waterways Fragrant and colourful rose garden with over 2,000 roses (May-Sept) Local craft workshops – including potter, carvers, furniture restorer, artist in residence and handmade card maker Old Snuff Mill Environmental Centre brings learning to life .

Morden Hall Road

Tel: 020 8648 1845
Fax: 020 8687 0094

Park open all year during daylight

Claremont Lake

A tranquil oasis in urban Surrey Parkland created by some of the great names in garden history Unique 18th-century grass amphitheatre Serpentine lake with a superb variety of waterfowl - 52 species to spot! Home to one of the finest Lebanese cedars in England Lots of exciting children's trails

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South Side House

Southside House, on Wimbledon Common, was rebuilt by Robert Pennington in the William & Mary style, after the Great Plague of London in 1665.

One of the oldest houses in Greater London, it is still used as a private residence by descendants of the Pennington family, and the house remains largely unchanged.

Southside House
3-4 Woodhayes Road
Wimbledon Common
SW19 4RJ 07

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Tel: 020 8946 7643

Fax: 020 7376 3327

Southside stands on the southern corner of Wimbledon Common. in Woodhayes Road, beside Kings School School, and opposite a small green with two pubs - the Crooked Billet, and the Hand in Hand.

Southside Housw is open for guided tours on Wednesdays and Saturdays, Sundays and Bank holidays from Easter Saturday to October 2nd. The guided tours last an hour, and start at 2pm, 3pm and 4pm. No booking is necessary. Admission: adults £5.00, children £2.50, family ticket £10.00, concessions £4.00

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Website last updateSunday 24th May 2018.

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