Travel to London and watch the Tennis Wimbledon Championship
Considered to be one of the most prestigious tennis tournaments, Wimbledon is one of the four annual grand slam tournaments that is held in South West London each year. The number of people visiting London each year during the tournament is high compared to the usual percentage. Also known as Championships, the influx of tourists each year marks the pomp and grandeur of the Wimbledon tournament.
The beauty of London is too marvelous to describe in words. The spectacular viewpoints, landmarks, river Thames, awesome shopping chains and delectable food at the restaurants attract a large number of tourists each year. Lucky are those few people who get to witness the Wimbledon tennis tournament held during June. Going to Wimbledon tennis complex is easy when you go via Southfield Tube Station. The stadium is 15 minutes walk from the station and about half and house from the Wimbledon town. During the tournaments several buses run from Wimbledon town center to the championships. The walk is also pleasant and you can have a nice time enjoying the view of the London suburbs. However London buses ply from Tooting to Richmond via Southfields and Wimbledon which are extremely crowded during the season. If you have an OYSTER or a Travel card, the trip is for free and turns out to be quite cheaper than the official buses.
Comprising of 19 courts, the Wimbledon Tennis complex is pretty huge. Trimmed to 8mm the grass of the courts is just perfect and ready to witness a challenging match. With eager spectators and delectable deserts like strawberries and cream, the tournament lifts spirit of festivity in people. The big BBC screens, the excitement in the atmosphere coupled with bottles of champagne, is simply great for people to enjoy. Getting tickets for the tournament is not that easy. Relying on public ballot does not give you the assurance to get a ticket on your preferred day. You have to stand in the queue for a long time to get a premium ticket on the day of the match. For court no 1, approximately 500 tickets are available on all 13 days. From first day to the ninth day, the Centre Court and the Court no 2, offers 500 tickets approximately to people in the queue. If you are not willing to withstand the hassles of standing in a queue, the Wimbledon debenture tickets are the right options for you. Available for full day, the tickets are the finest ones that give an enthralling experience to the spectators. They are basically for the Centre and the Number One courts but provide access to all other courts on a first-come-first-serve basis.
For people having a shopping spree, the Centre is just the right place for you. The constant rush of people during the tournament is something worth seeing. Be it the chain store or the individual shop, shopping is always fun with the free giveaways and the fun filled activities for tourists. Apart from the delicious food offered at the Wimbledon Court, some of the cool food joints are Reds, 40 The Hill, The White Onion and Cannizaro House that offers unforgettable dining experience. You can enjoy lip smacking steaks, burgers or any other delicious item at rates within your budget. Prince of Wales, The Swan or Hemingways provides you an awesome lively atmosphere when it comes to pubs.
So what are you waiting for? Have a wonderful time this year and create unforgettable memories while you witness a spectacular match this year at Wimbledon.