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Reviewed on 18 Jul 2020
You may want to consider the welcoming destination of Gatwick if you've been thinking about a trip for the whole family. The excursions and cafes are just a few things that make this an attractive family holiday 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 centre. When you're thinking about where to stay in Gatwick, you might want to consider one of the 6 child-friendly hotels and other types of accommodation here.
Families on holiday have positive things to say about these places to stay:
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.
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 children and head to Gatwick.
While you are visiting Gatwick, you may want to round up the youngsters and make time to see interesting attractions such as Chessington World of Adventures and Gatwick Aviation Museum. Make sure that you have plenty of time to take in activities in the area such as 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 transport choices so consider renting a car to explore the city.