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You might want to consider the welcoming destination of Gatwick if you've been thinking about a trip for the whole family. The excursions, walking trails, and cafés are just some of the things that make this an attractive family vacation destination. Fly into London (LGW-Gatwick), which is the closest airport, or London (LHR-Heathrow), which is located 24.6 mi (39.5 km) from the city center. When you're thinking about where to stay in Gatwick, you might want to consider one of the 6 child-friendly hotels and other accommodations here.
Families on vacation have positive things to say about these accommodations:
Hampton by Hilton London Gatwick Airport: Offers a restaurant, free buffet breakfast, and free WiFi. Guests like the overall comfort and clean rooms at this 3.5-star hotel.
Sofitel London Gatwick - Offers 2 restaurants, laundry facilities, and free WiFi. Guests like the overall comfort at this 4-star hotel.
Courtyard by Marriott London Gatwick Airport - Features a restaurant and laundry facilities. The overall comfort and quiet location make this 4-star hotel popular with guests.
Hilton London Gatwick Airport - Offers 2 restaurants, laundry facilities, and soundproofed rooms. Guests like the overall comfort and central location at this 4-star hotel.
You're likely hoping for good weather for your family trip. You can use these tips to decide when to pack up the kids and head to Gatwick.
While you are visiting Gatwick, you might want to round up the kiddos and make time to see interesting attractions such as Chessington World of Adventures and Gatwick Aviation Museum. Make sure you have plenty of time to take in activities in the area like Chartwell and Sheffield Park Garden.Gatwick is also well-known for the:
If you want to see more of the area, ride aboard a train from Gatwick Express Station, Gatwick Airport Station, or Crawley Gatwick Airport Station. Gatwick may not have many public transit choices so consider renting a car to explore more.