The world-famous lawn tennis championship is back again and promises to offer 2 weeks of excitement and drama for players and fans alike. Previous attendance over the 14 days reached almost half a million people with this year expected to be no exception to this trend.
How to get to Wimbledon
Wimbledon is easy to get to – direct trains to Wimbledon run every 30 minutes from Woking and every 15 minutes from Guildford, Epsom and Surbiton. There are trains every few minutes from London Waterloo, Vauxhall, Clapham Junction and Earlsfield. Just catch any train to Guildford, Dorking, Shepperton, Strawberry Hill via Kingston, or Woking from platforms 1-5 at London Waterloo. You’ll also be able to make direct journeys from Bournemouth, Southampton, Basingstoke and Portsmouth on some trains.
When you arrive at Wimbledon, there’ll be queuing systems for buses and taxis to the tennis courts. There’ll be plenty of staff and volunteers to guide you and answer your questions.
Things to do in Wimbledon
Wimbledon is a hub of life in southwest London, with Centre Court shopping centre, and a host of independent and chain restaurants. If you’re planning to make the day of it, why not stay for dinner? Less than a mile up Wimbledon Hill are clusters of local restaurants and pubs, making for a pleasant finish to a great day out.