Stratford is well known as the host of London’s world-famous 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. It is one of London’s most rapidly evolving areas with a spectacular Olympic Park, numerous arts venues and Westfield Stratford City, the largest shopping centre in Europe.
Staying in Stratford, East London, gives you access not just to these fantastic visitor attractions, as you’ll also have excellent public transport links with many major bus and train routes into central London and national links. It’s also convenient for visitors travelling into London City Airport with connections on the Docklands Light Railway (DLR).
Stratford has lots of family friendly and grown up attractions. In addition to the Olympic Park and Stadium, there is an aquatics centre, Riverbank Arena, the Velodrome and Basketball Arena. Next to these you’ll find the Arcelor Mittal Orbit Tower, the UK’s tallest sculpture reaching 115 metres into the sky. From the top visitors can enjoy epic views over Stratford.
There are many cinemas, bowling alleys, theatres, art venues and restaurants in Stratford so adults and children to keep boredom at bay when staying in Stratford. Hotels in Stratford are plentiful with many budget quality and luxury hotel options to suit your short break.