EVENTS & HOTELS NEAR FARNBOROUGH AIR SHOW
Attracting more than 70,000 visitors every year and over 1500 exhibitors, Farnborough Air Show is the event just south west of London where sky high innovation and thrills reign supreme. Taking place biennially in July, the first four days are dedicated exclusively to trade (centred around a major exhibition for the aerospace and defense industries) whilst the final three days are open to the public, pivoting around the main air show displays.
HOTELS NEAR FARNBOROUGH AIR SHOW
THE ROYAL HORSEGUARDS HOTEL
1 hour 30 minute journey (on the tube followed by train from Waterloo) to Farnborough Air Show
Situated right in the heart of London on the edge of the River Thames, The Royal Horseguards Hotel enjoys unrivalled, 360 views of the city’s famous skyline. Farnborough Air Show is 40 miles south west of London, but is easily accessible via public transport so that you can enjoy a great day trip at the event and be back for the London night life in the evening.
Combining modern design with Victorian period features and French-inspired architecture, the hotel has achieved coveted Grade I listed building status.
THE GROSVENOR HOTEL
1 hour 32 minute journey (on the tube followed by train from Waterloo) to Farnborough Air Show
Located on the famous Buckingham Palace Road, you just need to walk straight down the road to see the towering palace and state rooms used by the Queen and the wider Royal family.
The Grosvenor is perfectly situated for you to head to Farnborough Air Show for a thrilling day out, but be back in time for an evening on the town in the centre of London.
With magnificent rooms, fine-dining, and loads to do on your doorstep, The Grosvenor has everything you need for a stay in and around London.
THINGS TO DO NEAR FARNBOROUGN AIR SHOW
THE RED ARROWS
The Red Arrows - officially known as the Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team - are the world’s premier aerobatics display team, formed to represent the speed, agility and precision of the RAF. They always make a crowd-pleasing appearance at the air show are not to be missed. To find more information about the Red Arrows show how to get there visit the official website.
Farnborough air show is a huge event, with thousands of people of all ages there for a day out. For added amusement to the air displays, there’s also a giant funfair that has all the best rides, stalls and games to keep all the family entertained.
If you like aircraft and you like history, then you’ll surely find some intriguing things at the world’s best air show. From vintage spitfires to super hornets, there are hundreds of aircraft with stories to tell, and dozens of display teams to show them off in style.