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Attractions and Activities in or near Brentford, such as Kensington Palace and Hampton Court Palace are listed below.

Kensington Palace

Kensington Palace, London, London

London 5.4 miles away

Although there is much history surrounding Kensington Palace, it is as the home of Princess Diana that it is perhaps most famous. Turned into a palace from a Jacobean home in the late 1600s by the likes of Sir Christopher Wren and Nicholas Hawksmoor,... more

Hampton Court Palace

Hampton Court Palace, East Molesey, London

East Molesey 5.6 miles away

Everyone has heard of Hampton Court Palace, where the mighty King Henry VIII entertained, wooed and ruled with a rod of iron. The Great Hall is England’s greatest example of a medieval hall and was host to Shakespeare’s company in 1603/4 while the... more

Battersea Park Children's Zoo

Battersea Park Children's Zoo, Battersea Park, London, London

Battersea Park, London 6.3 miles away

You can’t beat a good zoo. Battersea Park Children's Zoo at London's Chelsea Gate brings wildlife to the city with an excellent array of creatures with which to wow your kids. Pop up beside the meerkats, hang out with Wiggle and Piggle the Kune Kune... more

Lord's Tour & MCC Museum

Lord's Tour & MCC Museum, Lord's Ground, London, London

Lord's Ground, London 6.6 miles away

Lord´s Tour & MCC Museum is renowned as the home of cricket and England´s premier ground for international matches. The fully guided tour includes the Pavilion, MCC Museum, which celebrates the 450 year history of the game, and many other places of... more

Sherlock Holmes Museum

Sherlock Holmes Museum, 221b Baker Street, London, London

221b Baker Street, London 7.1 miles away

The Sherlock Holmes Museum has already had over 2 million visitors since opening 12 years ago. It is unique. It is in a Georgian building dating from 1815. It is totally unspoiled (by which is meant un-modernised!) and is identical to the lodging... more

Buckingham Palace

Buckingham Palace, London, London

London 7.3 miles away

Possibly the most famous and iconic building on the Britain's Finest website, Buckingham Palace has had tourists to London swooning for centuries and delighting them further since the powers that be decided to open its doors to the public. Built in... more

Westminster Cathedral

Westminster Cathedral, Ambrosden Avenue, London, London

Ambrosden Avenue, London 7.3 miles away

Westminster Cathedral is one London's best kept secrets. Its stunning Byzantine architecture sets it apart from other London landmarks. The Cathedral is world renowned for its wonderful music and choir. Visitors will find this a very special place to... more

ZSL London Zoo

ZSL London Zoo, Outer Circle, London, London

Outer Circle, Regent's Park, London 7.5 miles away

At ZSL London Zoo visit the new exhibit Gorilla Kingdom to experience the sights, sounds and smells of the rainforest within a natural walk through environment and get closer than ever before to a group of Western lowland gorillas. Feel the heat of... more

Westminster Abbey

Westminster Abbey, The Chapter Office, London, London

The Chapter Office, 20 Dean's Yard, Westminster Abbey, London 7.8 miles away

Westminster Abbey, an architectural masterpiece of the 13th-16th centuries. A place of daily worship and burial place of Kings, statesmen, poets, scientists, warriors and musicians. Westminster Abbey is a `Royal Peculiar´ under the jurisdiction of a... more

Sandown Park Racecourse

Sandown Park Racecourse, Esher, Surrey

Esher 7.9 miles away

Many rate the Surrey racecourse their favourite, and it is easy to see why. Racing is high-class, and a good mix of Flat and National Hunt, including on the same card at some meetings, which means there is something for everyone. Viewing is... more

Thames River Boats

Thames River Boats, Westminster Pier, London, London

Westminster Pier, Victoria Embankment, London 8.1 miles away

Thames River Boats is the only riverboat company operating a daily scheduled service from Westminster to Kew, Richmond and Hampton Court.... more

Royal Opera House

Royal Opera House, Bow Street, London, London

Bow Street, Covent Garden, London 8.2 miles away

The Royal Opera House is the third theatre on the Covent Garden site, the previous two being destroyed by fire. The new building opened in May 1858 becoming known as the Royal Opera House in 1892. Restoration work began again in 1996 and was... more

The British Library

The British Library, 96 Euston Road, London, London

96 Euston Road, London 8.5 miles away

Much overlooked as an attraction, the British Library, one of the world's greatest research libraries, tucked away near Euston Station, is quite simply a treasure trove of historic documents - and it’s entirely free to see them. From the Magna... more

Royal Air Force Museum London

Royal Air Force Museum London, Grahame Park Way, London, London

Grahame Park Way, Hendon, London 8.6 miles away

If you’re searching for something different to do with younger family members this year, why not set course for the Royal Air Force Museum London and soar through the history of aviation from the earliest balloon flights to the Eurofighter? Here... more


Vinopolis, No 1 Bank End, London, London

No 1 Bank End, London 9.4 miles away

Whether your knowledge of wine stretches only as far as what it says on the back of a bottle of Pinot or would put Jane McQuitty to shame, Vinopolis makes for a very pleasing afternoon’s London attraction. All high-vaulted ceilings and exposed... more

Guildhall Art Gallery & Roman London´s Amphitheatre

Guildhall Art Gallery & Roman London´s Amphitheatre, Guildhall Yard, London, London

Guildhall Yard, London 9.6 miles away

Two attractions on one site, the Guildhall Art Gallery and Roman London Amphitheatre provide a fascinating day out in the capital. The former houses the City of London Corporation’s art collection and is home to, and designed around, Britain´s... more

HMS Belfast

HMS Belfast, The Queen's Walk, London, London

The Queen's Walk, London 9.9 miles away

One of the largest and most powerful light cruisers ever created, HMS Belfast is a wonderful day out in Southwark. Built in 1936 and christened by Neville Chamberlain’s wife Ann, it played a crucial part in the Second World War and also the Korean... more

Tower Bridge Exhibition

Tower Bridge Exhibition, Tower Bridge, London, London

Tower Bridge, London 10.1 miles away

Tower Bridge has stood over the River Thames in London since 1894 and is one of the finest, most recognisable bridges in the world. At the Tower Bridge Exhibition you can enjoy breath-taking views from the high-level walkways and learn about the... more

Tower of London

Tower of London, Tower Hill, London, London

Tower Hill, London 10.2 miles away

Even before you get into the Tower of London, you’re treading on historic territory – Tower Green was the site where Anne Boleyn and Catherine Howard waved goodbye to their heads. The Tower, built in the 11th century by William the Conqueror, is one... more

Old Spitalfields Market

Old Spitalfields Market, 105a Commercial Street, London, London

105a Commercial Street, Spitalfields, London 10.4 miles away

Old Spitalfields Market, located in the heart of Spitalfields is a premier London attraction it is one of the finest surviving Victorian Market Halls in London built 1876. Old Spitalfields Market provides a fashion, antiques and food offering... more

Pumphouse Educational Museum (Rotherhithe Heritage Museum)

Pumphouse Educational Museum (Rotherhithe Heritage Museum), Lavender Pond & Nature Park, London, London

Lavender Pond & Nature Park, Lavender Road, Rotherhithe, London 11.7 miles away

Artefacts from the foreshore of the River Thames dating from Roman times and exhibitions ´The Blitz Room´, ´The 1950s´ and ´20th Century Artefacts From The Home´.... more

Epsom Downs Racecourse

Epsom Downs Racecourse, Epsom Downs, Epsom, Surrey

Epsom Downs, Epsom 11.9 miles away

Epsom Downs Racecourse: Part of British racing’s appeal is the variety of its racecourses, and Epsom is unique, particularly as it is the home of the world's greatest flat race - the Investec Derby. Staged within the Investec Derby Festival over two... more

Windsor Castle

Windsor Castle, Windsor, Berkshire

Windsor 12.8 miles away

The largest inhabited castle in the world with its battlements looming over the town, Windsor Castle is a simply fabulous day out. Totally geared up for kids, there’s a free family audio tour that really brings the castle to life plus activity trails... more

Cutty Sark

Cutty Sark, Cutty Sark Gardens, London, London

Cutty Sark Gardens, King William Walk, Greenwich, London 12.9 miles away

Cutty Sark, relaunched in 2012, is a true London landmark and national icon of British maritime history. Venture both underneath and aboard one of the world’s most famous ships and last surviving tea clipper. Enjoy this unique new experience where... more

LEGOLAND Windsor Resort

LEGOLAND Windsor Resort, Winkfield Road, Windsor, Berkshire

Winkfield Road, Windsor 14.7 miles away

Join the pirates’ training school, take a junior driving lesson, spot the London landmarks then watch the divers in search of the lost city of Atlantis. We kid you not, you will not have enough minutes in the day to take in the simply vast array of... more

Ascot Racecourse

Ascot Racecourse, Ascot, Berkshire

Ascot 16.6 miles away

Everyone’s heard of Ascot, not least because the TV news can’t resist showing footage of those elaborate hats sported by the ladies each summer. Royal Ascot in June is, undoubtedly, the highlight of the year for this Berkshire attraction but there... more

Bekonscot Model Village & Railway

Bekonscot Model Village & Railway, Warwick Road, Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire

Warwick Road, Beaconsfield 17.0 miles away

From the tiny octogenarians playing bowls to the diddy zoo penguins and frantically busy hay bailers, Bekonscott Model Village is a delight to visit. The Buckinghamshire attraction, which donates all its profits to charity, recreates rural life in... more

Lee Valley Regional Park

Lee Valley Regional Park, Enfield, London

Enfield 17.0 miles away

Stretching across London, Essex and Hertfordshire for 10,000 acres, Lee Valley Regional Park is a mecca for outdoor lovers with great walking routes, white water rafting, horse riding, fishing, bird watching, golf, climbing, athletics, nature... more

Crofton Roman Villa

Crofton Roman Villa, Crofton Road, Orpington, London

Crofton Road, Orpington 18.6 miles away

Londoners keen to learn more about the way the Romans lived need travel no further than Orpington – to Crofton Roman Villa. The house was occupied from around 140AD to 400 and became the centre of a farming estate that stretched for 500 acres. Where... more

Hatfield House

Hatfield House, Hatfield, Hertfordshire

Hatfield 19.7 miles away

Hatfield House - Visit this stunning Jacobean house within its own Park and see the surviving wing of the Tudor Royal Palace, where Elizabeth I spent much of her childhood. Home of the Cecil family for 400 years, the house is steeped in Elizabethan... more

Guildford House Gallery

Guildford House Gallery, 155 High Street, Guildford, Surrey

155 High Street, Guildford 20.4 miles away

Guildford House Gallery is a fascinating 17th century Grade 1 listed town house located on the high street. It has been the home of the Borough Art Collection since 1959 and offers a varied programme of temporary exhibitions, talks, tours and... more

Guildford Cathedral

Guildford Cathedral, Stag Hill, Guildford, Surrey

Stag Hill, Guildford 20.6 miles away

From its commanding hilltop position, Guildford Cathedral is an imposing landmark. It is one of England's youngest cathedrals and was designed by Sir Edward Maufe. Beneath the golden angel which tops the tower is a graceful interior of elegance,... more

Paradise Wildlife

Paradise Wildlife, White Stubbs Lane, Broxbourne, Hertfordshire

White Stubbs Lane, Broxbourne 20.9 miles away

At Paradise Wildlife Park you can see an extensive range of animals, including lions, tigers, zebra, monkeys and camels. The Park has many new attractions including the amazing On Safari Adventure Golf, The Angkor Reptile Temple, Tiger Falls, Gold... more


Chartwell, Mapleton Road, Westerham, Kent

Mapleton Road, Westerham 23.6 miles away

Immerse yourself in the rural life of Sir Winston Churchill with a visit to his idyllic family country home Chartwell near Edenbridge in Kent, now operated by the National Trust. Really well versed guides walk you through the rooms, all in period... more

ZSL Whipsnade Zoo

ZSL Whipsnade Zoo, Dunstable, Whipsnade, Bedfordshire

Dunstable, Whipsnade 27.2 miles away

There’re loads of reasons to be wild about ZSL Whipsnade Zoo. Home to more than 2500 species, a visit to ZSL Whipsnade, can get you close to some of the world’s hairiest, scariest, tallest and smallest animals. Set on 600 acres, in the rolling... more

Hever Castle & Gardens

Hever Castle & Gardens, Edenbridge, Kent

Edenbridge 27.3 miles away

Hever Castle, a romantic 13th century moated castle, was the childhood home of Anne Boleyn, Henry VIII´s second wife - inside there are prayer books signed and inscribed by Anne Boleyn. In 1903 the estate was bought by American William Waldorf Astor,... more

Luton Indoor Market

Luton Indoor Market, Market Hall, Luton, Bedfordshire

Market Hall, The Mall Shopping Centre, Luton 27.8 miles away

Luton Indoor Market offers real variety for the curious shopper. If you are tired of the same old high street shopping experience, Luton Indoor Market will bring a smile to your face, with a great mix of world cultures in both food and clothing. ... more

Epping Ongar Railway

Epping Ongar Railway, Station Approach, Ongar, Essex

Station Approach, Ongar 28.5 miles away

You only have to switch on the TV on a Sunday night (pick a channel any channel) to know that nostalgia is big business. No wonder, then, that the Epping Ongar railway does a brisk trade in transporting 21st century punters back in time to the era of... more

Sherwin Gallery

Sherwin Gallery, 78 Hutton Road, Brentwood, Essex

78 Hutton Road, Shenfield, Brentwood 29.0 miles away

The Sherwin Gallery, home of Sherwin Fine Art was established in the early 1990s by William S Sherwin. There are fine paintings from the late 18th to the late 20th century, including landscapes, portraits, flora and fauna in both watercolours and... more

Wellington Country Park

Wellington Country Park, Odiham Road, Reading, Berkshire

Odiham Road, Riseley, Reading 29.1 miles away

Across 350 acres of parkland, Wellington Country Park presents the biggest outdoor play opportunities in Berkshire. It has an absolute mass of things to do for kids up to about the age of eight. With an adventure playground, toddler area, sandpits,... more

Bolney Wine Estate

Bolney Wine Estate, Foxhole Lane, Bolney, West Sussex

Foxhole Lane, Bolney 34.0 miles away

Fine wine from England? You bet. Bolney Wine Estate has been producing top quality sparkling, red and white in various guises since 1972 and a tour around the South Downs site is eye-opening stuff. Did you know, for example, that this area of the UK... more


Diggerland, Roman Way, Strood, Kent

Roman Way, Medway Valley Leisure Park, Strood 34.6 miles away

Diggerland - The Ultimate Adventure Park experience Where children ride and drive full size diggers, with over 18 rides to enjoy. Test your skills on the Dumper Trucks. Find buried treasure. Knock down the skittles. Dig a giant hole with the dirt... more

The Hop Farm Country Park

The Hop Farm Country Park, Beltring, Tonbridge, Kent

Beltring, Paddock Wood, Tonbridge 36.1 miles away

Arriving with two young children at the Hop Farm, you will find there are dozens of things for kids to hare off and do here among the world’s largest collection of Victorian oast houses. Try searching for gold and treasure in the Pirate’s Cove... more

Bluebell Railway

Bluebell Railway, Sheffield Park Station, Uckfield, East Sussex

Sheffield Park Station, Uckfield 36.2 miles away

The Bluebell Railway, which runs nine miles along the border between east and west Sussex, is probably one of the most famous heritage steam railway attractions in the country and has been ferrying nostalgia-seeking passengers and train-mad kids... more

The Historic Dockyard Chatham

The Historic Dockyard Chatham, Chatham, Kent

Chatham 36.5 miles away

Even though you might be accosted by a pirate shouting comedy curses at you (don't worry, it's all part of the fun) you'll still enjoy this day out at Chatham’s Historic Dockyards. What’s not to love about touring the Victorian naval sloop HMS Gannet... more

Dickens World

Dickens World, Leviathan Way, Chatham, Kent

Leviathan Way, Chatham Maritime, Chatham 36.6 miles away

Here at Dickens World, we want to take you back in time on a personal guided tour through the sounds, sights and smells of Victorian England through the eyes of our best loved author, Charles Dickens. Our visitors are taken on a 90 minute... more

Nutbourne Vineyard

Nutbourne Vineyard, Gay Street, Pulborough, West Sussex

Gay Street, Pulborough 36.7 miles away

Nutbourne Vineyards were first planted in 1980 and there are now 18 acres of vines in production. We grow 7 different types of grape: - The Riesling Style: - Bacchus, Huxelrebe, Reichensteiner, Schönburger, Muller Thurgau, and some Pinot Noir and... more

Woburn Safari Park

Woburn Safari Park, Woburn Park, Woburn, Bedfordshire

Woburn Park, Woburn 38.0 miles away

Woburn Safari Park is situated in the 300 acres of Woburn Abbey Deer Park, with over 800 animals with in the Road Safari and Foot Safari. Your journey starts with Chapman's Zebra and North American Bison before you enter the Road Safari into the... more

Bucklebury Farm Park

Bucklebury Farm Park, Bucklebury, Reading, Berkshire

Bucklebury, Reading 38.6 miles away

If you’re in Berkshire with a couple of kids and time on your hands, they will thank you mightily for booking a trip to Bucklebury Farm Park. Discover more than 70 acres of parkland where you’ll find deer roaming, free tractor and trailor rides... more

South Downs National Park

South Downs National Park, Hatton House, Midhurst, West Sussex

Hatton House, Bepton Road, Midhurst 39.1 miles away

The South Downs National Park is recognised as an area of outstanding beauty, with many bustling towns and villages from the ancient cathedral city of Winchester in the west to Lewes in the east. Numerous 'rights of way' and open access land is... more

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