A luxury travel guide to Wimbledon
Wimbledon village is famous all over the world for hosting the oldest tennis tournament on the planet, officially called the Championships, Wimbledon. From 1887, the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club has been the home of what many people consider to be the world’s most prestigious tennis event.
It is expected that the vast majority of the 2018 Wimbledon matches will offer exceptional tennis performances that will mark generations of players and fans. Whether you are the fortunate owner of tickets to the matches, Wimbledon is the getaway trip all tennis fans should visit at least once in their lifetime.
Where to Stay: Hotel du Vin Wimbledon
Located by the Cannizaro Park, a room at the Cannizaro House in Hotel du Vin will take you on a historical journey, thanks to the 19th-century character of its building. To complete your day of exploration, the comfort of the luxury suits and fine French dining at the hotel will warmly welcome you for a night of well-deserved rest. We recommend that you book the Royal Deluxe Suits with a park view for a royal experience with the best view to wake up to in the morning.
Where to Eat: The Fox and Grapes
Under the direction of awarded Michelin star Paul Merrett, The Fox and Grapes gastro pub will offer you some of the the finest bistro food in England. The popular restaurant offers a three-courses Wimbledon Tennis Menu that reflects the Chef’s specialty: modern British food with an Asian twist. Regardless of your diet, the menu offers vegetarian and vegan options to provide you with the tastiest food experience of your trip.
The Wimbledon Lawn Tennis, Museum and Tour
If watching the matches sparked your curiosity to learn more about the behind the scenes of the Championships, the Museum and Tour will answer all your questions. From the trophies to the Victorian tennis fashion, you will get a unique insight into the historical tennis competition. The tour will take you to visit the Media Centre, the Player’s entrance and the main press interview room. Lastly, you will have exclusive access to the Centre Court to experience what it feels to be on the other side.
Right by the museum, the Wimbledon Park is the perfect scenery for a relaxing walk with your travel mates. Along the Wimbledon Park Lake, the calm nature will allow you to reflect on your tour in the footsteps of the most talented tennis players. Moreover, the park is also the home of The Wimbledon Club’s facilities, which is composed of a tennis court, fitness rooms, cricket, hockey and tennis fields. If you feel like having a taste of the Wimbledon community, you can have a drink at the Club House. Who knows who you will see?
Green Touch Spa and Massage
Your British getaway would not be complete without one (or several) stops at Green Touch. This fantastic team provides traditional Thai massage treatments, along with hot stone massages, Swedish massages and aromatherapy. The quality of the service and the technique of the products are exceptional. They offer special treatments to help relieve pain, improve circulation, detox and release all tensions.
Real tennis fans or simple curiosity might have influenced your decision to visit the English village of Wimbledon, but what’s for sure is that your stay will give you a taste of the high-end British lifestyle. Watch this space!