How to spend time at Heathrow during long layover

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Jun 20th, 2007, 08:27 AM
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Fat Duck isn't open on Mondays. The pub is the Hind's Head (which is great), and there's the Waterside in, which I think is also closed on a Mon.
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Jun 20th, 2007, 11:43 AM
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If you do end up staying in the airport, Heathrow has a lounge which is available to all who want to pay the fee. I can't remember its name, but I found out about it on the Heathrow site and I asked about it in the Airlines site here sometime in 2005.
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Jun 21st, 2007, 03:17 PM
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The long layover should be considered an adventure, not an inconvience.

My folks always go somewhere between flights in London. They actually plan it that way. They prefer to grab a cab after stashing bags, but for my $$, I do the Tube. There's never any traffic to worry about, no getting lost etc.

Windsor is lovely, Kew Gardens is amazing, and Hampton Court has a nice maze...

Whatever you do, it will make you feel relaxed, refreshed, and ready for the next leg of your journey. I find getting out into the fresh air and sunshine the perfect way to get you ready for a nice nap in the plane.

It really is only an hour and a half early in London- but maybe you can check in when you get there and then head out.

Have an amazing adventure- and please post to let us all know how it went.
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