This grand slam tournament is the world's most prestigious tennis championship taking place in south-west London.
- When? 6th - 16th July 2017
- Where? Church Road, Wimbledon
- Price: Ticket prices vary - check official website.
Wimbledon is one of those events that barely needs an introduction. The event attracts tennis aficionados, sunshine-lovers and everyone in between to Henman Hill (or Murray Mound if you're trying to keep up with the kids) for two weeks of fun in south London.
Taking place at the All England Club, Wimbledon is the oldest tennis tournament in the world and also the most prestigious. It's been held since 1877 and is notable for its sponsorship, white clothing, grass courts and quintessential sense of Britishness.
You can always guarantee a game on centre court (even if all the other games are rained off) and some big names have attended the event in the past. You'll often find the crowds siding with favourites like Andy Murray, but the British love an underdog too and the atmosphere of a good game of tennis is one you just can't beat.
The beauty of it is that you don’t have to be a tennis fan to enjoy Wimbledon. Thousands of visitors turn up each year just to grab a ground pass and sit on the hill with a jug of Pimms and a punnet of strawberries and cream. We can't say we blame them, it's certainly one of the best ways to experience the festival.
- Get there: Take the train to Wimbledon or the tube to Wimbledon Park. Parking is limited so we don't recommend driving.
- Stay: Book accommodation nearby if you're attending over a few days; just remember accommodation will get more expensive the closer to central London you get, though this might be perfect if you're spending a few days in the capital.
Visit the Wimbledon website for more information.
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