About the area
Merton is home to the legendary Wimbledon tennis tournament, held every year for two weeks in June/July. Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum, open throughout the year, provides visitors with views over the iconic Centre Court as well as the opportunity to watch screenings of historic matches. Merton Abbey Mills is worth visiting. Housed in the former Liberty silk-printing works, Merton Abbey Mills is a group of historic buildings transformed into a charming market centre, complete with craft shops, weekend market, pubs, and restaurants. Enjoy a stroll along the River Wandle and admire the stunning conservation areas, including Merton Park, the original garden suburb, laid out by John Innes in the late XIX century.
In the old days, the current territory of the Merton borough used to be a farming village. Today it is a sought-after residential area.
The dwellers of this area benefit from lovely shops, high-end restaurants, and bars that can be found all over the place.
The borough of Merton is the most famous for the Wimbledon tennis tournament that is held here every year for two summer weeks.
Another popular attraction is Dean City Farm and Riding School. This is a great place for family walks. Here, people can enjoy watching sheep, pigs, goats, and other farm animals.
In general, this area will suit people who love the calm lifestyle.
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