Interesting attractions to visit near Heathrow

Heathrow Airport

London is a destination that is irresistible to people of all age groups and with a variety of interests. The city has an incredible amount to offer in terms of tourist spots, entertainment, culture, shopping and loads of activities to do. As is said those who visit the city never ever have a dull moment!

Along with some of the best hotels in the world to choose from London has plenty to offer visitors when it comes to accommodation. With fine luxury hotels like the Park Grand London Heathrow Hotel, you are guaranteed of having a comfortable stay, while being well connected to Central London. For first time visitors who are keen to set out to explore the city’s attractions consider getting yourself a London Pass. The pass offer free entry to over 60 tourist attractions in the city, part from numerous exclusive special offers and a fast track entry. If you include the London Travelcard into the London Pass it offers unlimited travel on a variety of public transport in the city. While in London some of the top attractions to visit from Heathrow are:

London Eye:

london eye

It is one of the more modernand one of the most popular attractions in the city. Standing at an impressive 135 metres, it can be seen from most parts of the city and is recognised as the biggest cantilevered observation wheel in the world. When it was built it had the distinction of being the largest Ferris Wheel in the world, but since has been surpassed. It is also known as the Millennium Wheel as it built to commemorate the beginning of the new millennium in 2000. Visitors can choose from a variety of packages when on a ride on the wheel which include private dining with champagne. It offers one of the best views of the city skyline and it is recommended to book your tickets in advance.

Thorpe Park:

A great place to visit especially, with the kids in tow is Thorpe Park that is located in the Greater London area. It is known to be the out of the most visited and busiest theme parks in the nation and has a variety of attractions for children of all ages as well as grownups. One of the most exciting and popular attractions at Thorpe Park are its world famous rollercoasters, which include Colossus, Nemesis Inferno, Swarm, Saw and Stealth. Thorpe Park is included in the top 10 most popular theme parks on the European Continent.

Tower of London:

Tower of London

Another one of London most iconic and well known attractions The Tower of London is of immense historic significance and is also home to the priceless collection of Royal Jewels known as the ‘The Crown Jewels.’. It is located along the north bank of the River Thames and in actuality is a castle rather than a tower. Its official name is Her Majesty’s Royal Palace and Fortress. There are guided tours of the castle given by its yeoman warders known as the legendary Beefeaters and is a must see on a trip to London!