From buddhist temples to beautiful nature, Wimbledon is so much more than tennis. Discover this area of London by train by hopping on a Thameslink train.
Things to do in Wimbledon
Wimbledon Village Stables
When you feel like escaping from the hustle and bustle of London, the Wimbledon Village Stables are the perfect place. The horses you can ride are well-schooled and are instructed by experts that offer you miles of riding for all abilities, both in group sessions, and in a one-to-one approach. The experience of riding a horse allows you to explore the countryside and wildlife of Wimbledon Common and Richmond Park from a truly unique perspective.
Wimbledon Common is a beauty to visit when you wish to experience nature just outside the centre. It stretches an enormous 460 hectare, and includes the Common, Putney Heath and Putney Lower Common. If you feel like taking a long walk, you can walk all the way to Richmond Park that is connected to Wimbledon Common. It feature the remains of an Iron Age hill fort, and has the unmissable Wimbledon Windmill in the centre. Wimbledon Common is the perfect spot for the whole family on a day out by train.
Experience this unique buddhist temple in Wimbledon, or why not try a meditation course while you are visiting? The temple also has beautiful gardens, allowing you to relax while you stroll around the flower garden and orchard. Make sure not to miss the beautiful lake, when you take Thameslink to Wimbledon.
Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum
A visit to Wimbledon could not be complete without a visit to the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum. This museum lets you look behind the scenes of the Championships, displaying trophies, Victorian tennis fashion, and equipment used by legendary players. You can learn everything about how to care for the grass of the Championships, and step on to the Centre Court and become inspired to improve your tennis skills.