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The Wimbledon tennis championships started in the 19th century and they still change the look of this green, tranquil village every June and July.
The area in southwest London is the best known for the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club that is located here in Church Road. However, the tennis Grand Slam tournament is not the only thing to see in Merton SW19.
The variety of attractions and leisure choices can spoil Wimbledon visitors. There are Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum, Wimbledon Society Museum of Local History, New Wimbledon Theatre, and Windmill Museum, also a variety of shops, cinemas, restaurants, and pubs.
For those who are heading for the great outdoors, there are Cannizaro Park, Wimbledon Park, Raynes Park, Richmond Park, Merton Park, Wimbledon Common, Merton Abbey Mills, and even more.