Located in West London, Heathrow is a major international airport and the busiest United Kingdom. If you are here and need to make the best use of your spare time, here is a list of what exactly you can do to make the best use of your time.
Check out the things to do in London and various places that you can see within easy reach of the airport:
Windsor Castle is connected to the Heathrow by the 71 or 77 bus (Terminal 5). It was founded by William the Conqueror. Windsor Castle is a royal residence at Windsor in the English county of Berkshire. It has long alliance with the English and then the British royal family.
Windsor Castle has an architecture that is exemplary. Come and take a walk in the Windsor Great Park and enjoy looking at beautiful trees and the castle across. You can also take a tour of Britian’s Eton College and have a look at the Chapel, paintings and a miniature King’s College Chapel with Gothic windows.
Village life in Denham and Stoke Poges
Explore the village life in Denham and Stoke Poges. Denham is a charming and picturesque village that houses a wide range of array of traditional pubs. Take a car or a cab for this trip to explore the ancient England. The pubs have low ceilings and panelled walls.
You can go to The Swan at the local Rebellion Brewery’s ale or take a walk across the golf club for a delightful time. You can lead to the Royal Standard of England near Beaconsfield in case you want to find a gem of a pub. If you go a little further, you reach Stoke Poges, the place with a beautiful flint-built church.
Little India in Southall
Come and experience a taste of Indian culture in London. Totally mesmerising, the vibrant Indian culture of Southall surprise you. Also, shop for lovely fabrics or visit Jas musicals and buy a tabla. If you are a food lover, pick from a lovely range of food items. Buy a delicious piece of samosa or indulge into some rasgullas! There is a great choice of curries too. You can also go to the Sikh Gurudwara on Havelock Road.
Hampton Court Palace
Hampton Court Palace features classical architecture of Christopher Wren, the spiral chimneys, rich tapestries, formal gardens, medieval attraction and impressive paintings. Catch a bus from Heathrow – Number 111. You can also take a riverboat to the palace if you are coming from central London.
Legoland is 12 miles from Heathrow and is a nice way to make use of spare time. The theme park and hotels are located at a distance of 3.2 miles from Windsor Castle.
About the Author
Krishna Adhikari has a true passion for travel and loves to share tips on where to go, what to see and how to get inspiration from travels. She got her first taste for travelling at the age of 18 and her wanderlust has grown and the list of countries she wants to visit longer. During her short stay in London, she enjoyed exploring beautiful places around London Heathrow airport and attending the free events in the city, which she found really interesting.