Where to play tennis near me
13 November 2019 • By - Harry Thompson
Tennis is a game that continues to grow increasingly popular on UK shores, with Wimbledon the showcase event that is sure to inspire so many to play tennis for the first time. In recent years, owing partly to the success achieved by Andy Murray, there has been real momentum behind the sport. If you’re looking to rediscover your love for tennis or just want to give it a try, Playfinder have compiled a list detailing some of the best available tennis courts throughout the UK.
You’re never too far from a tennis court in the capital. Playfinder offers access to over 2750 courts in London alone, meaning there’s no excuse not knowing where to play tennis. Of course, the amount of courts is simply proportionate to the amount of people that enjoy playing the game. The LTA (Lawn Tennis Association) estimates there are over 620,000 people that play tennis regularly in London – a number that is growing year on year.
Popular all-year round is the Islington Tennis Centre (pictured below), located close to Caledonian Road tube station. The venue boasts a scenic outdoor court, as well as a superb indoor tennis court when the elements become too harsh to bare. If you’re looking for a game in the Holborn area but not sure where your nearest tennis court is? Lincoln’s Inn Fields offer some stunning courts inside Pancras Square, a short walk from Holborn station – book online now!
John Orwell Sports Centre, situated on the north bank of the River Thames in Wapping, also boasts an excellent outdoor hard court, fully equipped with floodlights and spacious changing rooms. Get out on the tennis court Londoners!
Where to play tennis in Manchester
Manchester may be strongly associated with football given its famous rivalry between Utd and City, however, don’t let that deter you from grabbing some mates and getting on the court. Wright Robinson Leisure offers an alternative place to play in a stunning location. Situated on the banks of the Gorton Upper Reservoir, you certainly won’t be disappointed by the facilities or the courts!
Looking to keep active in the evenings after work? Located in Cheadle is the South Manchester Sports Club. A brilliant sports facility offering top-quality football pitches as well as a superbly kept tennis court available to hire. If you’re in the area, get down to the venue to help keep your tennis game in order!
Where to play tennis in Luton
If you’re looking to play tennis in Luton, you’ve come to the right place. Playfinder offer a range of top-quality tennis courts in the area, with Lewsey Sports Park, in north-east Luton, just a little taste of what’s on offer. Hire a court for just £5.90/hour and easily secure your slot by using the online bookings calendar on the venue page.
Where to play tennis in the rest of the UK
If you’re not based in any of the cities listed above or Dublin, not to worry, there are a selection of excellent tennis courts throughout the UK. Based in Brighton? Queens Park Tennis Club will be the perfect venue for you. Situated in Bristol and eager to get your headband on and jump onto the court? SBL Sports Centre is a brilliant venue boasting 3 excellent courts.
If you’re interested in finding your closest facility to play tennis, head over to the Playfinder website by clicking here.