Wimbledon and surrounding areas
A locals' guide to Wimbledon and surrounding areas
"At the heart of Wimbledon Village is St Mary's Church"Thomas Howe
"A fantastic day out if you are lucky enough to get tickets, although the atmosphere in and around Wimbledon during the tennis is great!"Thomas Lebbern
"Wimbledon Common is the perfect spot for a picnic, where you might even see riders from the local equestrian club."Thomas Lebbern
Where do Wimbledon and surrounding areas locals go?
The Dog & Fox
One of the busiest pubs in Wimbledon, hosting a hotel, a pub and a restaurant, which does a fabulous Sunday roast.
Submitted by Adam
Wimbledon Park Farmers' Market
Excellent selection of fresh vegetables, meat, dairy and bakery products brought in direct from the producers every Saturday.
Submitted by Will
Eat in or take away, this Chinese restaurant serves everyones favourite dishes - perfect for large groups.
Submitted by Rupert
Serving tasty French food, this restaurant is part of a small chain and has an impressive interior. The atmosphere is really romantic and there's a pretty outdoor seating area too.
Submitted by Daisy
This café serves the perfect sweet and savoury crêpes for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The milkshakes are delicious too!
Submitted by Daisy
A beautiful building that I highly recommend anyone to go and take a look!
Submitted by Oliver
A healthy grill at an amazing price - it will leave your taste buds sizzling!
Submitted by Faiza
Wimbledon Windmill Museum
A great place to visit with the family to learn all about windmilling. The children can also have a go at making flour using the grindstone there!
Submitted by Will
As well as serving proper pub grub, this place has a fantastic roof terrace too with a covered seating area and heaters for when it gets chilly.
Submitted by Daisy
The village is alive with such a variety of restaurants, pubs and bars. And there's lots happening when the tennis is on too. It's also close to Wimbledon Common, with a lake where you can feed the birds.
Submitted by Maureen
The Leather Bottle
A 300 year old Young's pub with London's biggest pub garden, featuring beach huts and a volley ball court - fantastic on a summer's day!
Submitted by Jack
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"Notable landscape architect Capability Brown laid out Wimbledon Park in the mid-18th century, creating a less formal and natural public landscape"
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Child-friendly activities near Wimbledon and surrounding areas
Football Courses - AFC WimbledonWimbledon Park
Saturday Football Club runs every Saturday during school term time at Wimbledon Park. Saturday Football Club is open to any boy or girl of any ability between the ages of 4 -14 years. Children and young people will: learn new football skills, meet people with similar interests, and have fun! Come down to Wimbledon Park and join in on the fun whilst learning lots of new skills. No advanced booking is required, you can simply turn up and pay on any individual day! Visit the website for more information. Website
Crazy Golf at Wimbledon ParkWimbledon Park
Crazy golf is golf on a miniature scale where you have to putt a golf ball into a hole avoiding various obstacles. Crazy golf is fun for all the family. All equipment is supplied by the site and there are plastic clubs available for little golfers. All year round(Monday-Sunday): 10:00 to 30 minutes before dusk Website
PRE-SCHOOL - 3-5 YEARSBOLD CROSSFIT KIDS
These sessions will run for approx 25-30 minutes (parents are asked to stay) during which children will learn the basics of new skills such as the air squat. Preschool sessions will be based around game play, with a focus on fun, simply aimed at getting children moving through functional movement patterns. Website
Playgroup for under-5s with disabilitiesLinden Lodge School
Drop-in sessions for children with a range a disabilities and their parents/carers to enjoy sensory activities together and meet each other. Parents/carers and their children can make use of the expertise available from specialist visual impairment teachers Share information and ideas with other parents/carers as well as give each other mutual support in a safe environment. Website
Baby Rhyme TimeSouthfields Library 300
Baby Rhyme Time is a lively session of songs and rhymes with actions for babies and toddlers and their carers. This session is for parents/carers and their children aged 0-2 years. Families can: come and make friends, learn and sing songs that will help your child learn, and help develop your child's imagination. There is no need to book just turn up. Please note these sessions are for members of Wandsworth libraries only. If you would like to join the library you will need to complete a library application form and provide a proof of identity and address. You will then be given a library membership card which will allow you to borrow items and attend this type of session. Website
Musical ExpressSouthfields Methodist Church
Fun and interactive music and movement classes for pre-schoolers! With lots of time to play the percussion instruments and a new surprise each week. Website
Tiny Talk Baby Signing classesThe Old Fields
Tiny Talk baby signing classes encourage communication in pre-verbal babies through signing & singing. Babies have a lot to say and with them being able to communicate their needs, frustration on both parts can be avoided. Which leeds to happier babies & mommies. Website
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