While you are visiting your loved one in hospital, there are lots of other things that you might wish to see and do in the local area. 

The health and wellbeing of carers is important, and if you are well rested then you will be able to best support your loved one when they stay as an inpatient at Royal Brompton & Harefield Hospitals Specialist Care.

Both of our hospitals - Royal Brompton Hospital and Harefield Hospital - have some interesting attractions and leisure facilities nearby. Here are some tips and ideas for you.

Around Royal Brompton Hospital

Royal Brompton

Royal Brompton Hospital


Royal Brompton Hospital is situated in the heart of fashionable Chelsea, in the Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea. 

Chelsea is home to some of the most interesting and enjoyable attractions in London. The nearby King’s Road, Sloane Street and Kensington High Street offer high-end shopping facilities. The renowned department store Harrods is close by, and a host of other shops and stores are within walking distance.

South Kensington is home to some of the capital’s finest museums:

Furthermore, this area of London offers many other entertainment and leisure facilities, for example:

Around Harefield Hospital

Harefield Hospital

Harefield Hospital


Harefield Hospital is situated in the village of Harefield, on the western edge of London. Surrounded by fields and gardens, the hospital enjoys a tranquil and calming atmosphere.

The village has a selection of local shops and a number of pubs. Amenities include convenience stores, a pharmacy, a bakery and a post office.

Located just a 20 minute drive north of Heathrow Airport and only a 45 minute drive from central London, Harefield Hospital is an ideal location for world-class medical care in a peaceful and natural setting.

Local attractions include: