From 1st – 14th July, visitors can take to the green to watch, play and sample a taste of Wimbledon. This summer, tennis fans are invited to take to the green at Royal William Yard to catch the Wimbledon action live on the city’s only big screen. Running from the 1st – 14th July, the Yard’s lawn will play host to a tennis extravaganza, complete with all the key matches screened live, deckchairs, plenty of Pimm’s and lashings of strawberries and cream throughout the tournament.
For those keen to get into the swing of things, a variety of tennis themed activities will be on offer throughout the Wimbledon weekends. Nuffield’s racquet coaches will be providing free tennis lessons on the lawn for the whole family to enjoy, taking place on the 6th, 7th, 13th and 14th July from 9am – 5pm. Alongside a range of pop up activities and free face painting, visitors can expect plenty of summer fun!
To truly bring the Wimbledon experience to Plymouth, themed refreshments will be available from some of the Yard’s restaurants. Visitors can sip Summer Spritzers, Cocktails and classic Pimm’s at Bistrot Pierre. Sweet and savoury options from the Small Plates menu will also be available and can be enjoyed on the terrace or benches on the lawn. The Yard’s independent wine lounge Le Vignoble, will be tempting tennis fans with plentiful portions of strawberries and cream, perfectly paired alongside a generous glass of Pimm’s and Lemonade or fine sparkling wine.