JUST A FEW IDEAS WHAT’S AROUND
All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club for those of you who are unable to make it to the “Wimbledon fortnight”, the exhibits in the award winning Wimbledon Museum encapsulate all the prestige, action, glamour and glory associated with The Championships. The museum is open daily throughout the year. 2009 Championships from 22.06 – 05.07!!!
Opened in 1907, the Brooklands Motor Racing Circuit has been at the centre of countless inspirational events over the last century. Brooklands was the world’s first purpose-build motor racing circuit hosting many sensational races including the inaugural British Grand Prix in 1926. Mercedes-Benz is intrinsically linked with this historical site and many of the stories that surround it have become legendary. Only 20 minutes drive from Rosemead Guest House!
One of the great eighteenth century landscape gardens, representing the Augustan phase of the serpentine style set in a wooded valley. There is a lake, a Gothic temple, a Chinese bridge, a ruined abbey, a Turkish tent and a remarkable grotto. The island grotto is a masterpiece. Just 3 miles further is Wisley Garden, which captures imagination with richly planted borders, luscious rose gardens and of course, the state- of-the-art new Glasshouse
Excellent for a family day out or a picnic! You can watch birds and bigger animals like foxes and deer! Only across the road from Hampton Court Palace and river Thames.
Historic Palace of King Henry the VIII. It takes only about 10 minutes to drive there from Rosemead Guest House.
Hampton Court Flower Show
The Hampton Court Palace Flower Show is an annual event in July. The 2009 show runs from 07-12 July.
A great day out for family and groups! Only 10 minutes drive will get you to this world of adventures and ZOO.
It is one of horse racing’s most loved and revered venues. Founded in 1875, the course has provided the backdrop to some of the greatest moments in racing history. Whether you are a seasoned racing buff, a new convert gripper by the thrilling spectacle of the chase, or simply a curious visitor in search for entertaining day, Sandown Par has it! It is only 9 minutes driving from the Rosemead Guest House.
Horse racing for 2009:
Blue Square Tolworth Hurle Day 03.01.2009,
Totesport Masters 31.01.2009,
Royal Artillery Gold Cup Day 13.02.2009,
Grand Millitary GoldCup Day 06.03.2009,
BET365 Gold Cup Saturday 25.04.2009
SOME OF THE FAMOUS PLACES TO VISIT IN LONDON
- British Museum
- National Gallery
- Victoria and Albert Museum
- Natural History Museum
- Trafalgar Square
- Tower of London
- Big Ben and Houses of Parlament
- Saint Poul Cathedral
- Westminster Abbey
- Buckingham Palace
- Hampton Court Plalace