Kew Bridge Steam Museum: Hounslow is home to the London Museum of Water & Steam which is one of London’s best suburban museums. Apart from the Water for Life Gallery that exhibits how water was procured and used, and plenty of pipes, ducts, taps, washers, valves made of wood, clay, iron and plastic and many historic domestic devices. It also exhibits pristine industrial steam engines, nine of which are operational.
The Great Conservatory, Syon Park: This is a world-famous conservatory that was built of glass and metal in 1830 and is the best garden centre in Hounslow. Besides the conservatory, there is Syon House which is the London home of the ancient Percy family and is still being used by the Dukes of Northumberland.
St Michael and All Angels Church: Although built in the early 1880s, this church in Bedford Park is relatively modern and is famous for its beautiful Arts & Crafts interior done in a deep green and apricot combination.
If you stay at Grand Park Hotel Heathrow while visiting London, you will not only be close to Heathrow Airport but will also have easy connectivity to central London besides being able to enjoy luxurious accommodation with state-of-the-art facilities.
Hogarth’s House: While most of the attractions of Hounslow close for the winter, the historic Hogarth’s House is open all year round. It was built in about 1714 by Hogarth who lived here with his wide until his death in 1794. Recently it was closed for three years for restoration.
Many visitors to London prefer to stay at one of the Hotels in hounslow west mainly because of their close proximity to Heathrow Airport and convenient accessibility to the attractions of central London.
The Old Coty Cosmetics Factory: Presently, the best Art Deco building in the borough, it was built in 1932 and designed by Art Deco champions Wallis, Gilbert & Partners.
The London Apprentice, Isleworth: Considered to be the best Riverside Pub mainly because of its riverside view, this historic pub is just a short walk from Syon Park. It got its name because it was frequented by apprentice boys from the City on their day off. It is more sedate nowadays.
Carvosso’s, Chiswick: Although Hounslow has plenty of restaurants and gastropubs like the Pilot and La Trompette offering delicious food, the best one is Carvosso’s housed in a former police station and offering exquisite fare and amiable staff.
Fuller’s Brewery: Considered to be the best ongoing concern, Fuller’s Brewery is claimed by its management to be the oldest wisteria in UK. It also offers an on-site museum that can be visited as part of Fuller’s regular brewery tours.
Hounslow Urban Farm: It is a fabulous family attraction providing the best day out with kids as it presents colourful and unusual farm animals including five types of pigs, goats, cows, rabbits, ducks, geese, alpacas, rheas and chipmunks.