How to get around Wimbledon
Thanks to three tube stations in the district (Wimbledon and Wimbledon Park on the District Line and South Wimbledon on the Northern Line) getting to central London and all of its tourist attraction couldn’t be easier! If you travel for 29 minutes you can get to Westminster Tube Station where you will find the amazing Houses of Parliament and Big Ben. A 30 minute journey will take you to Leicester Square where you will be surrounded by West End theatres. You could also head to Camden Town Tube Station to experience lively Camden Market, or St Paul’s Tube Station in The City to catch a glimpse of St Paul’s Cathedral ; both of these journeys will only take you 35 minutes.
There are six main car parks within a 7 minute walk of Wimbledon Tube Station. They are based on The Broadway, Hatfield Road, Queens Road and St George’s Road.
Black cabs are always available at Wimbledon Station, and in addition there are plenty of taxi companies in the area. These include Wimbledon Mini Cabs, of West Barnes Lane, Safe Mini Cabs, Church Road, Centre Court Car Service, Kingston Road, Wimbledon Broadway Car Services, The Broadway and Central Cars, The Broadway. These are all close to tube stations in the district.
Wimbledon On Foot
Wimbledon is so extensive that you’ll find it hard to discover districts outside of Wimbledon itself on foot. However if you really do enjoy walking you could put on your comfiest walking shoes and head out on a voyage of discovery! If you start out at Wimbledon Tube Station you could get to Putney Heath in just under an hour, taking in all of the delights on Wimbledon Common on the way. If you’re feeling really energetic you could stroll for 1 hour 30 minutes to get to Richmond Park to watch the wild deer roaming. It will take you approximately 2 hours to get to the famous Botanical Gardens at Kew. If all this sounds too much – make the most of the fabulous transport links in the area!