Our ‘5 Things We Love About’ collection highlighting features and facilities at airports around the world continues with London’s Gatwick Airport (LGW).
We have airport mascot Gary Gatwick to help spotlight some of the services.
Most travelers most effective think of Heathrow Airport once they think of reserving flights to London.
But getting to relevant London from Gatwick Airport is absolutely quite easy. And rapid.
Gatwick is set 30 miles south of primary London and the non-prevent Gatwick Express rail provider makes the trip to London’s Victoria Station in only half-hour. And Victoria Station is very centrally located.
On the educate, travelers will locate free Wi-Fi, energy sockets, and locations to shop suitcases.
There’s even a “Delay Repay” offer in case you’re arrival is behind schedule by using at the least 15 minutes.
Thameslink trains also make the journey easy from Gatwick Airport to London Bridge and different destinations.
2. HOTEL OPTIONS AT GATWICK AIRPORT
For brief naps or a freshen-u.s.a.once you land, the YotelAir London Gatwick Airport, positioned landside inside the South Terminal, gives excellent-compact ‘cabins’ for stays as short as four hours.
Gatwick Airport additionally gives travelers the selection of staying overnight on the Sofitel London Gatwick or the Hilton London Gatwick, each owned by way of the Arora Group. We found rates at each lodges lower than on the corresponding houses at Heathrow.
three. FIRST AIRPORT GIN DISTILLERY
The international’s first airport distillery is at Gatwick Airport.
You’ll find it tucked within the nook of the Nicholas Culpeper Pub & Dining venue, that is positioned pre-security in Gatwick’s North Terminal.
The distillery produces small batch, bespoke London Gatwick Airport Gin this is used in among the specialty cocktails on the eating place.
If the distiller is on website online, you would possibly get even get invited in for a excursion and a flavor.
four. GOURMET DINING AT GATWICK
Juniper & Co, positioned post-protection inside the North Terminal, offera a menu providing excellent, regionally sourced elements.
There’s a child’s menu; a curated bar menu that includes a map showing how far away some the forte gins, wines, beers, and juices are made; a breakfast menu; and an all-day menu with dishes using a wide variety of regionally-sourced substances.
Super fresh food are made with salmon from H. Forman & Son (forty eight miles from Gatwick), Wells Farm bacon, sausages, and eggs (farmed 26 miles away), artisan bread freshly baked through Flour Station (60 miles from Gatwick), and a remarkable cheese plate made with a extraordinary assortment of nearby cheeses.
five. AIRPORT MASCOT GARY GATWICK
For enjoyment and engagement, Gatwick Airport has a mascot named Gary Gatwick.
A small model of the teddy endure mascot can be spotted out and about in the metropolis, the area, and around the world. But inside the airport, a giant Gary Gatwick will often be located in the terminal and at special airport events.