Wimbledon, a district in the suburbs of London, U.K. is best known as the home of famous Wimbledon Tennis Championships, but it has a number of other interesting attractions too. Book hotels near Wimbledon and enjoy a location with some of the most extensive green spaces in London, as well as several historic monuments and interesting cultural attractions.
London City Airport is the closest major airport to Wimbledon, approximately 17 miles away. You can travel from the airport to Wimbledon hotels using public transport, with various combinations of Docklands Light Railway (DLR) trains, local buses, and London Underground services to choose from. Alternatively, you can pick up licensed taxi cabs right outside the terminal or rent a car from one of the rental company desks adjacent to the terminal building. Chauffeur services can also be arranged in advance through a company partnered with London City Airport. Choose London hotels in Wimbledon and you'll be close to one of the largest public green spaces in the city—Wimbledon Common. Its 1,140 acres include expansive lawns, woodlands, ponds, and a brook, as well as walking paths and the 19th-century Wimbledon Windmill, which is open to the public as a museum. On the edge of the common is Southside House, a well-preserved 17th-century manor that houses an interesting collection of art and historic artifacts. Other local attractions include the New Wimbledon Theatre, a grand Edwardian building that's offered performances since 1910, and Cannizaro Park, where you can walk around ornamental gardens with ponds and sculptures. If you want to explore more of London, arrange car rentals in Wimbledon. Within driving distance are attractions like Hampton Court Palace and the Chessington World of Adventures theme park. Central London and all of its art galleries, museums, and historic monuments is also within easy reach by car or public transport.
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