Things to do near the London Heathrow airport


shutterstock_246204403If you are travelling to London for a short trip or staying here for a transit, it makes perfect sense to live in a hotel near the airport. Hotels near Heathrow allow you to easily get to central London and as well as stay near the airport and eliminate the chances of missing your flight or having to worry about traffic.

The Best Western Plus Park Grand London Heathrow is one of the most ideal hotels near the airport offering high-end facilities and amenities to its visitors. A short walk away from the Hounslow east tube station on the Piccadilly Line it makes reaching central London super easy and super-fast. While you are living in the luxury and comfort of this hotel here are few things you can explore close to the hotel and the Heathrow airport.

Twickenham Stadium

Whether you are or not a football fan, while you are in this area, you must visit this iconic rugby union stadium. The Twickenham stadium is also known as the Twickenham or the Twickers. Owned by the Rugby Football Union, it hosts many home test football matches. With this you also can also see the World Rugby Museum. Enjoy absorbing the atmosphere pf this massive stadium along with learning its history of turning into a great stadium from a cabbage patch.

Battle of Britain Bunker

While staying at the Best Western Plus Park Grand London Heathrow, you can explore the Battle of Britain Bunker.  This is where the Fighter Command 11 Group Operations Room was throughout the Second World War. You can easily spend 2 hours here learning about its operations and significance during war period. The tour includes a lot of steps and is not advisable for people who have difficulties walking.

Strawberry Hill House

A classic spring attraction, you can definitely make a great day out with this attraction. You will be awestruck by the grandeur of this beautifully restored gothic castle. The garden is open for exploration for free and also has a great café enjoy a snack.

Hounslow Urban Farm

This farm is a delight for kids and adults alike. Here you can interact with cows, pigs, sheep, goats, ducks, ponies, duck and more farm animals. You can plan a great day-out here with your family, kids and friends.


The area around Heathrow is full of massive green spaces. You can enjoy the great parks this places offers. These parks are well-maintained with nice cafes, ponds and walking paths you will enjoy strolling. To name a few, you can visit the Osterley Parka and House, Syon House with its lavish parks, the Gunnersbury Park with nice historic remains and the York House Garden.

London Motor Museum

For all car freaks, this museum is truly the place to be. Here you can a collection of privately owned American and European Classic cars from the 50’s, 60’s, 70’s and 80’s era. You can even hire car from here for corporate or private occasions. This place is always buzzing with events and exhibitions the automobile fans will love.


In this area you will also find a great selection of spas and rejuvenation places. If relaxing and unwinding is your idea of a perfect holiday, then you are staying in the right area.