Heathrow Airport Info
Think Heathrow Airport and chances are you'll be thinking of a holidays overseas - not hose based around the Heathrow area itself. However, before casting aside this corner of England as an unlikely destination for a visit, it is worth thinking about how many incredible regions Heathrow offers access to.
Heathrow Airport is positioned just far enough out of Central London to escape the dizzyingly high prices and unfathomable congestion, while at the same time being close enough to reach any and every major sight in less than 30 minutes. This makes Heathrow Airport and the surrounding areas hugely rewarding bases for those looking to venture into to capital on a budget.
Hotels near Heathrow
Likewise, Heathrow Airport is tantalisingly close to other UK hotbeds of culture and commerce, including Reading, Brighton and Eastbourne. Given the popularity of the airport itself, transport links are quite literally the most abundant to be found anywhere in Britain and run like clockwork 365 days a year.
Heathrow Terminal 5 Hotels
For obvious reasons, security around the airport itself is tight, but if you are using Heathrow as a base (thanks to the numerous and well-priced hotels), it is perfect for exploring some hidden gems around west London. For a bit of history, head out to Ham House in Richmond, one of the most historically important locations in the region. This 17th Century masterpiece was built in 1610 by Sir Thomas Vavasour, Knight Marshal to James I.
Heathrow Terminal 3 Hotels
For shopping and great eating, head to Hounslow or even take the tube straight into the heart of London. While you may only be stopping off at Heathrow for a brief time, it's worth using that time wisely to explore some of London's less known treasures.