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Wimbledon is a district of South West London in the London Borough of Merton. Wimbledon is home to the All England Lawn Tennis Championships, New Wimbledon Theatre and Wimbledon Common.

Wimbledon town centre is a short walk away from Marple Cottage Guest House and provides a host of quality restaurants. Some of the restaurants located near to us include

There are many shopping outlets both along the High street, the shopping centre Centre Court as well as the department store Elys.

There are two theatres, The New Wimbledon Theatre and the Polka Theatre. There are also two cinemas (Wimbledon Odeon and HMV Curzon).

Wimbledon Village is located a short walk away from our Bed & Breakfast. It is situated nearby on the edge of Wimbledon Common. There are a number of shops & boutique stores in the village selling a range of items from clothes to books to antiques.  The Village includes many restaurants and also a number of pubs for a quiet drink, which also serve food.

Both Wimbledon town centre and Wimbledon Village can also be reached by bus. There is a bus stop located on Alexandra Road, around the corner from us. Please ask us whilst here and we will be more than happy to direct you.

Those not wishing to venture far only have a minute’s walk to Leopold Road for a small selection of local shops, restaurants and café’s. Guests can pick up everyday items, use services such as a laundrette, dry cleaners, hair salon and gentlemen’s barber. There is also a number of restaurants for an evening meal.

Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum

: Located at the heart of Wimbledon's All England Lawn Tennis Club, the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum is a must-visit attraction for tennis enthusiasts and sports fans alike. This immersive museum showcases the rich history of tennis and the prestigious Wimbledon Championships through an impressive collection of memorabilia, interactive exhibits, and multimedia presentations. From exploring the evolution of tennis equipment to reliving iconic moments of past matches, visitors can delve into the sport's heritage and experience the excitement of this world-renowned tournament.

Wimbledon Common

Wimbledon Common: Nestled in the southwest of London, Wimbledon Common offers a serene escape from the bustling city life. This vast expanse of greenery spans over 1,100 acres, providing a tranquil retreat for nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts. Visitors can enjoy leisurely walks, picnics, and cycling along the numerous paths and trails that crisscross the common. The area is also home to a variety of wildlife, including rabbits, squirrels, and various bird species, making it a great spot for wildlife observation and birdwatching.

Wimbledon Village

Wimbledon Village: Wimbledon Village is a charming and affluent neighborhood that exudes a timeless, village-like atmosphere despite its proximity to the city center. The area is dotted with picturesque boutiques, cafes, and restaurants, offering a delightful shopping and dining experience. Stroll along the quaint streets lined with Georgian and Victorian architecture, browse through unique shops, or relax in one of the cozy tea rooms. The village also hosts a weekly farmers market, where visitors can sample fresh produce, artisanal goods, and local delicacies.

Wimbledon Windmill Museum

Wimbledon Windmill Museum: Situated on Wimbledon Common, the Wimbledon Windmill Museum showcases the rich history of windmills and milling in the area. The museum is housed within the restored Grade II-listed windmill, which provides visitors with a fascinating insight into the milling process and the importance of wind power in the past. Explore the museum's informative displays, learn about the local milling industry, and marvel at the impressive machinery. From the top of the windmill, visitors are rewarded with panoramic views of the surrounding common and the London skyline.

Cannizaro Park

Cannizaro Park: Nestled adjacent to Wimbledon Common, Cannizaro Park is a beautiful oasis of tranquility and natural beauty. This stunning landscaped park offers picturesque gardens, serene ponds, and majestic trees, providing a serene setting for a leisurely stroll or a peaceful picnic. The park is also home to the Cannizaro House, a grand Georgian mansion that has been converted into a luxury hotel. Visitors can explore the park's various paths, admire the vibrant flower displays, or simply relax on one of the park's benches while enjoying the peaceful ambiance.

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