Wimbledon is world famous for holding the Wimbledon Tennis Championships, but there are plenty of other reasons why a hotel in Wimbledon offers ideal accommodation for anyone planning to visit London or South-East England.
Central London is easily accessible by train (17 minutes to London Waterloo), and Wimbledon has excellent transport links by Underground, Tram, Bus and road. The south coast town of Brighton, for example, is less than an hour-and-a-half away by road.
Wimbledon is very proud of its recently restored Victorian theatre. The 'New Wimbledon Theatre' and the 'New Wimbledon Studio' host many West End productions, for further information see www.ambassadortickets.com.
The Justin James Hotel is just 10 minutes walk from Wimbledon Common, a conservation area of wild heathland. The area is very popular with local walkers, and along with peace and tranquillity Wimbledon Common is also steeped with history. It offers nature trails, a museum, ponds &an information centre.
The famous Windmill is one of the more prominent features on the Common, and the Windmill Tearooms make an ideal meeting point either before or after your stroll through the beautiful woods and heaths. Alternatively, after an invigorating walk you can relax in one of the historic inns on the edge of the Common. For more information about Wimbledon Common please visit www.wpcc.org.uk.
Hampton Court Palace
This historic home of Henry VIII has a splendid palace &apartments, beautiful extensive gardens and a maze, as well as being just by the River Thames. For more information visit www.hrp.org.uk.
The original hunting grounds of Henry VIII, and still the home of the Royal Deer. Pembroke Lodge is an ideal setting for lunch or afternoon tea. Visit www.royalparks.org.uk.
Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew
A unique collection of plants from all corners of the world are grown and nurtured in conditions akin to their natural habitat. For more information see www.rbgkew.org.uk.
Wimbledon Greyhound Stadium
Greyhound racing at Wimbledon attracts a large cross section of people from the young &trendy to the traditional dog racing 'purists'. Renowned for its excellent facilities and atmosphere, the greyhound stadium can be as varied as you wish it to be.
Whether dining in the Star Attraction, Broadway Restaurant, or in one of our executive suites, taking a seat in the glass fronted, air conditioned grandstand or just enjoying the great atmosphere of dog racing on the terraces. Racing takes place on Tuesday, Thursday, Friday &Saturday evenings. Visit the greyhound racing website for more details.
Dining out in Wimbledon
Wimbledon has an excellent choice of restaurants to suit the needs of individuals, couples and families. Many of the excellent venues are within walking distance of the Justin James Hotel. Guests many also benefit from discounted prices at some of the local restaurants, please ask at our reception for more details.
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