About London

Here at Inverness Airport, our travellers have the option to fly to three London airports. Fly with Easyjet or British Airways in as little as 1 hour 20 minutes. This allows you the flexibility and freedom to explore the city from all angles.

Why fly to London?

  • London Gatwick Airport is known as the UK’s best connected airport by rail. In fact, it directly connects to more train stations than any other European airport. Perhaps this is why so many passengers travel through the airport each year. 
  • London Heathrow Airport is a major international hub flying to 200 locations worldwide. Some of its top destinations include New York, Dubai, Dublin, Amsterdam, and Hong Kong. This gives you plenty of choice for your next adventure.
  • Flying from Inverness Airport to our London hubs is the quickest way to travel. Which means you and your family or friends, get more time to explore all that the city has to offer.

Providing endless fun for all who visit it, London is bursting with energy. This multicultural city hosts millions of visitors every year. It is one of the world’s leading city destinations. Home to big red buses, the glittering West End, and a kaleidoscope of cultural attractions. 

Bursting with history, London has many iconic landmarks. One of these is the famous Tower of London. Despite its sinister history as a place of torture, the Tower of London is also the home of the Crown Jewels. Nearby you can also discover the history of London’s Tower Bridge. This popular attraction includes a guided tour and an interactive exhibition. Here visitors will uncover the stories of those who helped construct and work on the bridge.

Take a stroll across another famous landmark, the Westminster Bridge. Once crossed, you will be spoilt for choice with the many historic attractions this area has to offer. These include the Houses of Parliament, Westminster Abbey and Big Ben.

Westminster Abbey welcomes over one million visitors each year. With guided tours travellers can explore this majestic 700-year-old building. Over the years it has been the place of royal coronations, weddings, funerals and more. And for a truly royal experience, visitors can also walk from the Abbey to Buckingham Palace. You might even catch a glimpse of the Queen!

From Westminster, travellers are ideally located for a number of popular attractions. These include Churchill’s War Rooms, St James’s Park, and the iconic London Eye.

Visitors will find plenty of fun in the popular areas of Oxford Street and Covent Garden. With leading flagship stores and restaurants, these locations are a shoppers paradise.

For art enthusiasts, take a trip to The National Gallery. With free entry, visitors can explore the greatest collection of paintings. This includes art from Van Gogh, Velázquez, and Raphael.  Another world renowned attraction free to the public, is the British Museum. With a diverse historic collection, visitors will learn stories from across the world.

A trip to London is not complete without taking in a show in the glamorous West End. With almost 40 venues hosting world-class performances. Popular shows include The Lion King, Wicked, and Hamilton.

When it comes to sport, London has a lot to offer. The city is home to many top league football stadiums. These include Emirates Stadium, Stamford Bridge Stadium, and Wembley Stadium. For rugby fans, there is Twickenham Rugby Stadium which hosts the World Rugby Museum. And of course, we can’t forget one of London’s more notable summer sports, tennis. Wimbledon Tennis Club located in the West of London, is home to the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum. It would certainly make your trip ace! Finally, why not take a trip to the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. This site was formerly known as the home of the London 2012 Olympics. 

For more information about tours, attractions and events across London, go to VisitLondon.