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Wimbledon Park

Photograph of Wimbledon ParkLocated next to the All England Lawn Tennis Club, Wimbledon Park is one of the largest in Merton. It also has one of the biggest lakes in south London.

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Facilities

Opening hours

Monday – Friday 8.00 am to dusk;

Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holidays 9.00 am - dusk

(Tennis courts open until 9pm Mon-Thur inclusive and until 6pm at other times)

History

Wimbledon Park is one of three parks in the borough that are included on English Heritage’s Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest.

The park was transformed in the 18th century by the English landscape architect Capability Brown. The lake was formed as a focal point for the house located to the south of the present park.

Historic parks and gardens

Transport

  • London Underground: Wimbledon Park Station (for Home Park Road), Southfields Station (for Wimbledon Park Road)
  • Train: Wimbledon Station
  • Tram: Wimbledon Station
  • Buses: 39, 156

Related websites

Wimbledon Park Cafeteria

See also

Contact us

Leisure and Culture Services
13th Floor
Merton Civic Centre
London Road
Morden
SM4 5DX

Telephone: 020 8545 3678 or 020 8545 3930
Fax: 020 8545 3237
Email: leisure@merton.gov.uk

Entrances

There are entrances for vehicles and pedestrians on Revelstoke Road in the east and Wimbledon Park Road in the northwest. There is also a pedestrian entrance on Home Park Road.

Map and directions

Larger map (Google Maps website)

This page was last updated on Monday 13 July 2015