A locals' guide to Wimbledon Village
"Wimbledon Common is the perfect spot for a picnic, where you might even see riders from the local equestrian club."Thomas Lebbern
"At the heart of Wimbledon Village is St Mary's Church"Adrienne Wadsworth
"The stunning period blocks in Wimbledon offer grand environments."Thomas Lebbern
Where do Wimbledon Village locals go?
Cocktails, mocktails and more! This sophisticated bar serves food too.
Submitted by Faiza
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
Light on the Common
This elegant restaurant serves delicious freshly prepared dishes, from light lunches to traditional favourites, including a mean steak and chips.
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
Rose & Crown
This traditional pub in Wimbledon Village serves a great Sunday roast. There's a lovely beer garden too, which is great for drinks in the summer.
Submitted by Daisy
This traditional Thai restaurant serves authentic food that is reasonably priced and delicious! It's a great place to go with a group of friends, as the dishes are perfect for sharing.
Submitted by Daisy
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
A beautiful building that I highly recommend anyone to go and take a look!
Submitted by Oliver
An incredible home store in the heart of Raynes Park, with a great cafe in which to unwind from the shopping.
Submitted by Michael
Why do you find Wimbledon Village a great place to live?
"Wimbledon Common is a large open space in Wimbledon south-west London, totalling 460 hectares (1,100 acres). There are three named areas: Wimbledon Common, Putney Heath, and Putney Lower Common which together are managed under the name Wimbledon and Putney Commons. Putney Lower Common is separated from the rest of the Common by about 1.5 miles (2.4 kilometres) of built-up area of southwest Putney. "
What do you like about Wimbledon Village?
Did you know?
"One of only three of London's Pegasus crossings can be found in Wimbledon Village for those on horseback"
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Child-friendly activities near Wimbledon Village
Baby Sensory Wimbledon - Birth to 13 monthsChrist Church Hall
Baby Sensory's award winning baby development classes are now running in your area. You and your baby will experience different sensory activities designed to support your baby's sensory development every week and you are welcome to join at any time. Baby Sensory is an extremely popular Baby Development activity and many of our classes are fully booked, it is advisable to book early. Visitors are always welcome but please call in advance to reserve your place. Website
Thula Mama-Wimbledon groupWimbledon village
Thula Mama (www.thulamama.co.uk) is a close harmony singing group for parents. We sing interesting and inspiring music from around the world, meet other new parents, and lull our babies to sleep with beautiful harmonies! Website
Ridgway StablesRidgway Stables
We have a wide selection of ponies carefully chosen for their kind temperament and experience in teaching children to ride a pony in the wonderful surroundings of Wimbledon Common. We have over 20 horses and ponies so adults and children get plenty of opportunity to ride. Our horses and ponies are trained to make the novice or expereinced rider feel at ease. Website
Musical ExpressSindbads Soft Play Café
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
Caterpillar MusicThe Mansel Road Centre
Babies are never too young to enjoy Caterpillar Music and they enjoy watching other babies and older children- it encourages them to crawl, stand up and eventually start taking a few steps in order to follow the fun with the older children. Website
Sing and Sign ClassesBoots
Sing and Sign's original and unique approach has revolutionised baby signing in this country. Everyone knows nursery rhymes and action songs are great fun and musical activities help stimulate language development. Sing and Sign combines the benefits of both music and baby signing. We teach a wide range of signs using some traditional and some specially written or adapted songs. Website
About Wimbledon Village
Wimbledon lies in the south west area of London, south of Wandsworth, and east of Kingston upon Thames on the outskirts of Greater London. It is 7 miles (11.3 km) south-west of the centre of London at Charing Cross. It is considered an affluent suburb with a mix of grand Victorian houses, modern housing and low rise apartments. The residential area is split into two sections known as the village and the town, with the village, near the common, centred around the High street being part of the original medieval village, and now a prime residential area of London.
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Why not explore some other local areas:
- Raynes Park
- New Malden
- Colliers Wood
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