Useful Heathrow info:-

Heathrow is situated in the London Borough of Hillingdon. Although the area is now famous for being home to the busiest airport in the United Kingdom, it was once recognised as a village called Heath Row. This was demolished in 1944 when work started to build the runways for the airport which was known as London Airport until 1965. Whatever your reasons are for being in Heathrow, iwhy not check out some of the activities it has to offer in and around the bustling airport.

If you are in the aiport itself, be sure to check out the award winning T5 Gallery. Situated in Terminal 5, the gallery is a unique and cultural space. It is one of the only galleries to be situated in an airport and is ideal at reaching and introducing art to a wider, international audience. If you have a bit longer to spend at Heathrow, why not visit one of the surrounding villages such as Feltham, Harlington, Sipson, Harmondsworth and Hanworth. Or even go to Thorpe Park for the day. Situated in Surrey, you can get a bus directly from Terminal 5 to Staines where a shuttle bus service runs every 15-20 minutes and takes you directly to the park. With exhilerating rides such as Stealth and Nemesis Inferno, this is a brilliant, fun filled family day out.

If you fancy something a little more relaxing, then why not engage in some retail therapy and visit Feltham Shopping Centre, not far from Heathrow itself, or have a coffee and some food whilst looking out over the runway. The Tin Goose Pub in Terminal 1 or the Gordon Ramsay's Plane Food in Terminal 5 has view over the runway, so you can eat and drink whilst soaking up the bustling atmosphere.


Heathrow Airport Taxi Service - 0203 4788892
London Heathrow Cars - 0208 8142727
Airport Pickups London - 0208 6887744



Aromi - Hilton Heathrow - 0203 6417774
TGI Fridays - 0208 8978453
Gordon Ramsays Plane Food - 0208 8974545

Local Activities

Thorpe Park
T5 Gallery
Heathrow Airport


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  • On-site car parking available
  • Free WiFi available

Apple House Guesthouse Heathrow Airport - Rooms from £51

The Apple House Guesthouse is situated just 5 minutes from Heathrow Airport Terminals 1, 2 and 3. They provide clean, comfrotable accomadation on a room only basis.

Free WiFi is available in all the rooms.

As well as being extremely close to the airport, it is also close to a number of other tourist attractions including, Windsor Castle, Hampton Court, Thorpe Park, Chessington World of Adventures, Royal Park and Legoland. The Apple House Guesthouse is also close to Heathrow Airport, or Hayes and Harlington train stations and you could be in Central London in around 20 minutes.


  • No. of rooms: 184
  • Air conditioning
  • Wedding licence/meeting facilities/business facilities
  • WiFi available throughout the hotel
  • Satellite TV/ hairdryer/ telephone/ radio/ trouser press/ iron and board available in everyroom
  • Wake up call
  • On call Doctor
  • Car parking off-site (£5 per 24hrs)/ car parking on-site (£12 per 24hrs)
  • Disabled access throughout
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • 24 hr reception/ room service
  • Cots available
  • Airport Shuttle
  • Bar/ Lounge menu/ Restauraunt

Holiday Inn London, Heathrow Ariel - Rooms from £74

The Holiday Inn London - Heathrow Ariel is situated on the A4, a mile away from Heathrow's terminals.There is a Heathrow Hoppa Shuttle bus that goes to and from the terminals and central London can be reached in 15 minutes by train from the main terminal.

The bedrooms feature flat screen TV's with movies avilable on demand. All the modern style bedrooms are air conditioned and high spped internet is available in the rooms and throughout the rest of the hotel. The hotel also offers a 24 hour business centre where you can access and print emails needed for work trips.

You can have a full buffet breakfast, and an a la carte lunch and dinner menu in the Junction Restauraunt, and the relaxed Heathrow Bar serves snacks and beverages.


  • No. of rooms: 605
  • 24 hr room service/reception
  • Gym/steam room/ sauna/fitness centre/ massage
  • Satelite TV, hairdryer/ minifridge/ safety deposit box/ trouser press/ telephone/ radio/ iron & board available in all rooms
  • Concierge
  • Porter
  • Disabled access throughout
  • Bar/ Restauraunts
  • Cots available
  • Meeting facilities/ business centre
  • Laundry/Valet service available
  • On-site car park (£15 per 24hrs)
  • WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Tea/Coffee making facilities in every room
  • Wake up call available
  • Doctor on call
  • Porter
  • Currency Exchange

Sofitel London Heathrow - Rooms from £206

The Sofitel London Heathrow is the only hotel to have direct access to Terminal 5 via a covered walkway and Terminals 1, 2, 3 and 4 via a courtesy Heathrow Express/Heathrow Connect rail connection. On top of that, Sofitel London Heathrow is only 21 minutes away from central London by train.

The hotel boasts 605 bedrooms including 27 suites, 45 meeting rooms, two restauraunts, two bars as well as an exclusive Tea Salon. Many of the rooms also have stunning views overloooking the activity at Terminal 5 and all rooms are fitted with triple glazed windows to ensure you have a good nights sleep.

The hotel also offers an internal avenue with shops and luxury state of the art spa facilities including five treatment rooms, a 24 hr gym, relaxation room, Hydro suite with experience shower, sauna, Aromatherapy steam room and vitality pool.

You are sure to have a vibrant, elegant dining experience at Sofital London Heathrow. The live cookery restaurant offers 5 interactive theatres ranging from rotisserie and hot wok to a Topeka grill and freshly prepared stone abked pizzas. Tea 5 is a brilliant place to for a lighter bite to eat. They serve afternoon teas, coffees, classic pastries, desserts, light dishes and French Madeleine cake. There are also two themed bars, Sphere, the hotel's lobby bar and the Library Cocktail Bar.

The hotel offers a 24 hour room service, and both public and pricate areas are 100% non-smoking.