The perfect mix of city and countryside
Hillingdon is a perfect location for anyone looking to explore the west side of Greater London. Situated within the Borough of Hillingdon, the town sits close to popular towns like Uxbridge and Hayes. But while you're only an hour from central London, you're also minutes away from one of the region's biggest nature reserves, Colne Valley National Park. Visit for miles of sprawling farmland, woodland and lakes.
Step back in time at the Battle of Britain Bunker
Step back in time to the defining moment of modern British history with a visit to the Battle of Britain Bunker in Uxbridge. Visit the control room where RAF fighters fought to win the battle in the air and learn all about the adventures of a fighter pilot in World War Two. Explore the Operations Room and watch volunteers in action as they re-enact one of the most crucial battles of the war. And don't forget to visit the museum to learn all about the technology used and see the fascinating artefacts on display.
A prehistoric golfing experience
Just 10 minutes from Hillingdon, Dinosaur Escape is a fun-packed golf course with Near life-sized dinosaurs roaming its grounds. Perfect for kids and adults alike, the interactive information boards mean you'll even learn a bit of dinosaur history along the way. Looking for accommodation in Hillingdon? Travelodge London Uxbridge Hotel, situated between Hillingdon and Colne Valley, is a great place to settle down while you're exploring the area. Or try Travelodge London Heathrow Heston M4 Westbound Hotel for easy access to the airport.