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Wimbledon at The Yard
1st July, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 14th July, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
The following information and images were provided by Royal William Yard, for further details click here.
This summer, tennis fans are invited take to the green at the 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.
To celebrate the sporting action, Royal William Yard is also offering one lucky winner the opportunity to watch the Wimbledon Men’s Final match with a luxury Devon cream tea and prosecco hamper. Commencing on 1st July, those interested in entering simply need to visit the Yard’s Facebook page – RWY Royal William Yard @RoyalWilliamYd – and like and share the competition post to be in with a chance of winning. The winner will be announced on 8th July and will need to be available to collect the prize from Royal William Yard.
Hailey Cattle, Regional Marketing Manager, Royal William Yard said:
“With Wimbledon the official start to the Summer, Royal William Yard is the perfect place to soak up the fun and excitement that surrounds Britain’s biggest sporting event. Bringing the experience to life, tennis enthusiasts, families and visitors can take to the lawn, sit in our giant deckchair, play summer games and relax enjoying the tennis in the open air and sampling summer refreshments – perfect!”