Founded in 1881, Cambridge University Lawn Tennis Club shares its location with the University's Cricket Club at Fenner's and is one of the oldest lawn tennis clubs in the world. If you're visiting the club to compete or watch a game, you'll find a wide range of Cambridgeshire guesthouses, B&Bs and hotels in the vicinity to suit all budgets.
Cambridge Lawn Tennis Club from Your Cambridgeshire Hotel
The Cambridge Lawn Tennis Club has three hard courts and up to eight grass courts in the summer. Membership is open to undergraduates, postgraduates and staff at the University. Close to the city centre and Cambridge train station, it's just a few minutes’ walk from a number of city centre hotels and guesthouses, including the Royal Cambridge Hotel and Regency Guest House, with plenty more choice in the surrounding area. Whatever type of accommodation you are looking for, whether you prefer to self-cater in a luxury apartments or like the homely atmosphere of a family-run B&B, you'll find no shortage of places to stay close to the Cambridge Lawn Tennis Club.
Alongside tennis, there are many other sports to enjoy in and around Cambridge. A gentle punt along the River Cam is a leisurely way to see the city, or hire a bike to see the historic sights by bicycle. Some hotels in the area, such as the Varsity Hotel & Spa, also offer fitness facilities or health clubs, whilst the Hallmark Hotel five miles outside the city has its own tennis courts for a bit of extra practise.
Cambridgeshire Hotels for Cambridge Lawn Tennis Club
With its central location, visits to play or watch tennis at the Cambridge Lawn Tennis Club can be coupled with a sightseeing tour of Cambridge, a night at the selection of theatres and arts venues in the city or some retail therapy at the wide mix of high street stores and boutique shops. Stay the night at a Cambridgeshire hotel and you could also visit the nearby Cambridge University Botanic Gardens, which offers over 40 acres of gardens featuring over 8,000 plants from around the world and offers a relaxing contrast to a high-energy competitive game.