Hilton Garden Inn London Heathrow Terminals 2 And 3, London, Heathrow
Make your day hotel stay enjoyable and comfortable by booking your day stay at Hilton Garden Inn London Heathrow Terminals 2 And 3, London, Heathrow
Visiting London for a day stay and unable to decide which of the city’s delights to enjoy? We’ve picked the best of the bunch for you.
Your Day Stay Guide For London Heathrow
Food – As might be expected in one of the world’s top tourist cities, visitors flying in to London Heathrow have a vast assortment of establishments and culinary styles to sample. From The Pheasant Inn & Restaurant Heathrow to The Ledbury, Sushi Testu to The Oystermen Seafood Bar & Kitchen, practically every type of cuisine you can imagine is just waiting for you.
Museums – History and art abound in London. One of the best sites to visit is The British Museum, which houses innumerable antiquities from across the world, including classical sculpture and Egyptian mummies. The National Gallery (free to enter, as is the British Museum), features countless masterpieces and follows the development of painting in Western Europe.
A Right Royal City – No visit to London would be complete without going to see Buckingham Palace, the residence of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and one of the most famous buildings in the world. The Tower of London, a medieval fort constructed on the orders of William the Conqueror, today houses the crown jewels.
Hyde Park – Hyde Park offers a green space within the city’s heart. Boating or swimming is optional for those who want to delve into the Serpentine Lake, and the park itself has a number of galleries and other memorials, including the Diana Memorial Fountain.
Seven Marvellous Miscellaneous Facts About London Heathrow
The city attracted over 20 million international visitors in 2018.
Upper Street, in Islington, has more bars and restaurants than any other in the United Kingdom.
London’s Oxford Street is the busiest shopping area in Europe.
The city is so old its precise founding is uncertain, but many attribute it to the Romans about two millennia ago. However, the Queen of the Iceni, Boudicca, was less than impressed, and burnt the city to the ground within a few decades of its Roman founding.
The first ruler crowned in Westminster Abbey was William the Conqueror. The Abbey was the idea of his predecessor-but-one, Edward the Confessor.
In 1605, the Gunpowder Plot was foiled in the city, when Guy Fawkes and his allies attempted to blow up James I.
London is by the far the largest city in the United Kingdom. Covering over 600 square miles (over 1,500 square kilometres), it is home to over 9 million people and was the largest city in the world from the early 19th to the early 20th century.