Top things to do just outside London city centre
The Heston Hyde hotel is the perfect base for exploring all that West London has to offer: whether you're travelling for business, leisure or to explore some of the area’s numerous attractions, you’ll find plenty of things to do just outside London. With 240 parking spaces, the hotel’s location in Hounslow is within easy reach of Heathrow Airport, Wembley, Twickenham and Windsor, allowing you to take in international sporting fixtures, enjoy a round of golf or experience some of the UK’s most exciting family attractions.
Take in a sporting fixture at Twickenham or Wembley
The Heston Hyde is one of the best hotels near Twickenham Rugby Stadium, the home of England Rugby Union, so if you’re lucky enough to have sought-after tickets for one of this season ’s matches, it’s the perfect place to stay. The hotel’s blend of contemporary comfort and affordability ensures your comfort after a day cheering on your team. Our hotel is also within easy reach of Wembley Stadium, where as well as watching a full programme of league and international football matches, you can also take a tour of the iconic stadium.
The Heston Hyde is a popular choice for a golf break, with the Brent Valley Golf Course right on the doorstep while if you fancy a flutter on the horses, you are within easy reach of Ascot, one of the UK’s top racecourses. Visitors in June can enjoy all the style and pageantry of Royal Ascot, a week of flat racing attended by the Queen and other members of the royal family.
Visit the best parks in West London
West London prides itself on its historic parks and the Heston Hyde is ideally situated for anyone wanting to explore these amazing green spaces. Syon Park is the ancestral home of the Duke of Northumberland and is set in lovely gardens and an arboretum.
Kew Gardens houses the largest collection of plants in the world while Richmond Park with its herd of deer and ancient trees is a great place for a picnic. Henry Vlll's palace at Hampton Court is also close at hand: history buffs can soak up the atmosphere while the kids can get lost in the maze or have fun in the Magic Garden.
Top things to do with kids in West London
You’ll discover plenty of things to do with kids of all ages when you venture away from the heart of the capital. Who could fail to be enchanted by Legoland, the Lego-themed amusement park at Windsor: you could take in a little history by combining your visit with a tour of Windsor Castle, one of the top things to do in London with kids and home to the British royal family for centuries. Another of the UK’s top amusement parks, Thorpe Park , is just a short drive away while Osterley Park and House is a magnificent Georgian mansion surrounded by rolling parkland, a family-friendly place for your kids to let off steam and enjoy nature at its best.