Hammersmith and Fulham is a walkable, family-friendly neighborhood known for being economical and having ample choices for restaurants, bars, and coffee shops. You can experience some local theater, or enjoy the natural beauty of the parks. Book your hotel now and use Hammersmith and Fulham as your home base for exploring the sights in and around London.
Sightseeing around Hammersmith and Fulham
The local theaters will impress, as will other attractions. You can buy tickets to live performances at Hammersmith Apollo, Shepherd's Bush Empire, and Royal Albert Hall. For cultural attractions, head to London Natural History Museum, London Science Museum, and Victoria and Albert Museum. Some landmarks that can't be missed include Chiswick House, Albert Memorial, and Brompton Oratory. Riverside Studios, London Zoo, and London Aquarium are family favorites.
Many visitors like to do some shopping while in town, but there are a number of other activities. Local parks like Hurlingham Park, Holland Park, and Wandsworth Park are peaceful spots. Explore nature at Highbury Fields and Clissold Park. Looking for a little retail therapy? Consider a shopping trip to Broadway Shopping Centre, Westfield London Shopping Centre, and Portobello Road Market. If you have some more time, pay a visit to Craven Cottage Stadium, Stamford Bridge Stadium, or Loftus Road Stadium.
Some of the most popular attractions in the area include Imperial College London, Harrods, and Selfridges. You can also check out Olympia Conference and Exhibition Centre, Kensington Roof Gardens, and Electric Cinema.
Getting around Hammersmith and Fulham
For a quick way to explore the city, catch a ride on metro transit at Barons Court Underground Station, Hammersmith Underground Station, or Ravenscourt Park Underground Station. To see the sights outside of town, hop aboard a train. London Kensington Olympia Station is the closet train station, but London Shepherd's Bush Station and Hounslow Gunnersbury Station are also nearby.
Hammersmith and Fulham is 9.9 miles (15.9 km) from the airport in London (LHR-Heathrow). You can also fly in and out of London (LCY-London City), which is located 11.7 miles (18.9 km) away.