Located just a stone’s throw away from the River Thames and the bustling district of Hammersmith, anyone staying on London’s Great West Road is certain to have plenty of things to do. Maintaining its identity as a vibrant and exciting part of the town yet near enough to the centre to allow great transport connections, you’ll struggle to find a better place to stay in this wonderful metropolis.
Here are some of the exciting activities you might get up to.
Visit a show at the Hammersmith Apollo
The Hammersmith Apollo – currently known as the Eventim Apollo thanks to a sponsorship deal – plays host to an exciting programme of events that encompasses comedy and music, including the biggest pop acts and the hottest names on the circuit. This year will see Jason Mraz, Sam Bailey of X-Factor fame and Bill Bailey all perform in its hallowed auditorium. So if you’re staying on Great West Road, it’s well worth popping along to see if there’s anything of interest.
The Eventim Apollo is just a 12 minute walk from Great West Road.
Ravenscourt Park is a lush stretch of park land that provides people staying on the hotels near Great West Road with a serene and spectacular corner to make their own. Whether you choose to meander along its criss-crossing paths or take a jog through the centre to get the morning started, it’s difficult not to admire the beauty. The park also has a calendar of events that you should keep an eye on, including a family-friendly night of fireworks and funfair every November.
Clubs, restaurants and bars
Hammersmith boasts a vibrant nightlife including plenty of clubs, restaurants and bars to keep visitors entertained. Smith’s Cocktail Bar, Belushi’s, The Stonemason’s Arms, Queen’s Head, The Dove, we could go on. But the bottom line is that you won’t struggle for nightlife in this spectacular part of the city.