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Published 20/06/2016, by Aimee
Wimbledon and beyond...
Slap on your sunnies, pack your brolley and don’t forget your strawberries - it’s Wimbledon time! The world’s most famous tennis championship starts in south London on 27 June. But if you can’t make it don’t worry - you can still soak up some sporting atmosphere with our ace 2FOR1 deals on sporting and stadium tours.
Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum
The competition takes place at the All-England Lawn Tennis Club which is also home to the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum. Here you’ll net loads more facts about the ’Fortnight’, see outfits donated by players and learn how the Victorian game has evolved into the multi-million dollar industry of today.
Twickenham World Rugby Museum and Stadium Tour
Sports fans may like a tour of Twickenham stadium. A guided tour will allow you a seat in the England dressing room, access to the royal box and a chance to run out of the players’ tunnel onto the pitch. Or see glittering trophies including the Calcutta Cup and film footage of rugby’s most memorable moments when you visit the World Rugby Museum.
Lord’s Cricket Ground
If there’s one thing even more English than a visit to the tennis at Wimbledon, it’s coming to see Lord’s. A tour of the world’s most famous cricket ground includes the Grade II-listed Pavilion, the legendary Long Room, players’ dressing rooms, the J. P. Morgan Media Centre and the MCC Museum – home to the iconic Ashes Urn.
British sporting venues don’t get much bigger than this. From England’s 1966 World Cup victory to the ongoing tradition of the FA Cup Final, this tour is a real trip down memory lane. Your visit includes the 1966 World Cup crossbar, the Jules Rimet Trophy commemorating England’s World Cup glory, the original flag from London’s 1948 Olympic Games and visits to the England changing rooms, Press room and royal box.