Our ‘5 Things We Love About’ series highlighting capabilities and facilities at airports round the world keeps with London’s Gatwick Airport (LGW).
We have airport mascot Gary Gatwick to assist spotlight some of the amenities.
Most vacationers most effective think about Heathrow Airport when they think of reserving flights to London.
But attending to relevant London from Gatwick Airport is definitely quite smooth. And speedy.
Gatwick is set 30 miles south of vital London and the non-stop Gatwick Express rail service makes the trip to London’s Victoria Station in just half-hour. And Victoria Station is very centrally placed.
On the educate, vacationers will find unfastened Wi-Fi, electricity sockets, and places to store suitcases.
There’s even a “Delay Repay” provide if you’re arrival is not on time by means of at least 15 minutes.
Thameslink trains also make the journey clean from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge and different destinations.
2. HOTEL OPTIONS AT GATWICK AIRPORT
For quick naps or a freshen-usaonce you land, the YotelAir London Gatwick Airport, placed landside in the South Terminal, gives tremendous-compact ‘cabins’ for remains as brief as four hours.
Gatwick Airport also offers tourists the choice of staying overnight at the Sofitel London Gatwick or the Hilton London Gatwick, both owned by means of the Arora Group. We located fees at each accommodations decrease than on the corresponding residences at Heathrow.
three. FIRST AIRPORT GIN DISTILLERY
The world’s first airport distillery is at Gatwick Airport.
You’ll discover it tucked within the corner of the Nicholas Culpeper Pub & Dining venue, which is located pre-security in Gatwick’s North Terminal.
The distillery produces small batch, bespoke London Gatwick Airport Gin this is used in most of the forte cocktails at the restaurant.
If the distiller is on website online, you would possibly get even get invited in for a excursion and a taste.
four. GOURMET DINING AT GATWICK
Juniper & Co, positioned put up-protection within the North Terminal, offera a menu providing terrific, domestically sourced elements.
There’s a kid’s menu; a curated bar menu that consists of a map displaying how a long way away a few the area of expertise gins, wines, beers, and juices are made; a breakfast menu; and an all-day menu with dishes using a wide range of locally-sourced components.
Super sparkling food are made with salmon from H. Forman & Son (48 miles from Gatwick), Wells Farm bacon, sausages, and eggs (farmed 26 miles away), artisan bread freshly baked with the aid of Flour Station (60 miles from Gatwick), and a fantastic cheese plate made with a exquisite collection of local cheeses.
5. AIRPORT MASCOT GARY GATWICK
For enjoyment and engagement, Gatwick Airport has a mascot named Gary Gatwick.
A small version of the teddy undergo mascot can be noticed out and about inside the metropolis, the place, and round the arena. But within the airport, a tremendous Gary Gatwick will regularly be found within the terminal and at unique airport events.