Close to Heathrow Airport / Ideal for Central London / Windsor Castle nearby

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Hounslow is a very convenient place to stay.  There is an extensive public transport system providing frequent links to Central London and Heathrow

 Travel cards are the most economical way of getting around the city.  A one day Travel Card (cheaper after 9.30am and at week-ends) gives unlimited travel all day on the Tube, Bus and National Rail Services within the London Transport Zone.

 HOW TO GET AROUND

 UNDERGROUND (TUBE)

 Hounslow Central Underground Station, on the Piccadilly Line, is 15 minutes walk away from the cottage.  The Piccadilly Line, which is the most reliable and fast line of the London Underground, can whisk you to Central London in 30 minutes.  Trains run every 3-5 minutes.

 RAILWAY

Hounslow Railway Station is 15 minutes walking distance from the cottage.  South West Trains can take you to London Waterloo in under 30 minutes.

 BUSES

 The bus stop is a minute’s walk from the cottage where buses to Hounslow East Bus Station are very frequent.  From there, other services to local areas and West London are available.

 ROAD

 Hounslow has excellent connections by road to the rest of Britain.  The M4 runs through Hounslow and the M25 is nearby.  From the M25 the motorway network of the UK is accessible.

 TO AND FROM AIRPORTS

 HEATHROW

 London Underground Limited runs trains from Heathrow Airport on the Piccadilly Line.  The duration of the journey to Hounslow Central, where we are, is 10 minutes.

 GATWICK

 The best way of getting from Gatwick Airport to the cottage is by car.  The journey takes about 40 minutes.

 SHOPS

 Hounslow has two main shopping areas with over 200 shops.  They are 5-10 minutes walk from the cottage.  Hounslow pedestrian friendly High Street has trees and plenty of seats but no traffic.  There is an array of cafés, pubs, and places to eat.  Many of the major stores are here including Marks & Spencer, Dixons, Boots and Superdrug.  The Treaty Centre is the indoor shopping area and has a great range of shops.  There are opticians, card shops, jewellers and more.  The Centre is open for late night shopping on Thursdays and there is plenty of space in the multi-storey car park.  Parking is free in the evening and on Sundays.

 Additionally, the following can also be found:

  • ASDA Hypermarket - open 24 hours
  • “ALDI” Supermarket
  • Various grocery shops (few yards from the property)
  • All the main high street banks
  • Post Office
  • Library
  • Tourist Information Centre

 EATING OUT

 There are a wide range of restaurants and cafés to choose from in Hounslow.  This is a cosmopolitan area and most styles of cuisine are represented.

 LOCAL ACTIVITIES

 Walking, cycling, golf.  There are two golf courses within easy reach.  The Hounslow Heath Golf Course offers an 18 hole/par 60 course measuring 5,901 yards with some of the most challenging and picturesque holes in the area.  The Airlinks Golf Course offers an 18 hole course measuring 6,000 yards.

 

 

 

Hounslow High Street


Treaty Shopping Centre







View of golf courses

 

 


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