Based on the Wimbledon Common's hill fort its earliest history dates back the Iron Age. The area used to have a borough status under the county of Surrey until the year 1965 after the foundation of the county of Greater London. Wimbledon is famous for its cultural heritage, leisure facilities and for being home to both the New Wimbledon Theatre and Wimbledon Tennis Championships.
Top attractions within and nearby WimbledonCannizaro Park is located at West Side Common, Wimbledon, London, England, United Kingdom. It is a large green area that features beautiful flowerbeds, trees and many other types of flora. The site is a perfect place to escape from the hustle and bustle of the city.
Museum of Local History is at 22 Ridgeway, Wimbledon, London, England, United Kingdom. It is a small museum that features large number of artifacts that tell about the history of the borough of Merton including items related to tennis and the railway age.
New Wimbledon Theatre
is housed within a beautiful Grade II listed Edwardian Theatre that is located at The Broadway, Wimbledon, Merton, London, England, United Kingdom. The venue showcases wide range of performing arts all year round. The theatre's seating capacities are as follows: 1,700 seats on its 3 levels (house) and 50 to 80 seats on its studio. The Wimbledon Tennis Championships
is perhaps the district of Wimbledon's most popular attraction. The sporting event is a huge gathering of the best tennis players from the area and many parts of the world. Although the event is indeed televised worldwide watching great tennis players on action live is still and will always be priceless. For those with an interest in tennis the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum and Tour is open all year round and is a multi-dimensional tour exploring the evolution of the game. Tours can also be taken of the grounds through areas normally restricted to the public. Wimbledon Common
lies within the district of Wimbledon, Merton, London, England, United Kingdom. It is a large green area that covers approximately 1,200-acres of land that stretches from Kingston-upon-Thames up until the east of Putney. The site homes abundant flora and fauna (including rare plants and animals) as well as beautiful clearings and lakes perfect for studying nature, playing and or relaxing with the whole family. The Common has an old-fashioned tea room called The Windmill which serves traditional tea and cakes as well as a good old cooked breakfast. Wimbledon Common Traditional Fun Fair
offers wide range of interactive equipment and exciting colorful rides designed to entertain people of all ages. The fair is held within the Wimbledon Common of Wimbledon, England, United Kingdom. The Admission and car parking are free of charge. It is fun fair everyone must not miss.
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