How to get around Battersea
The area of Battersea is served by Battersea Park Train Station, which is managed by Southern. This gives you a quick rail route to Victoria Train Station in just 4 minutes, where you can stroll to Buckingham Palace or admire Westminster Abbey. You can also travel to Crystal Palace in 23 minutes for the well-known Crystal Palace Park, which is home to an interesting museum plus full-size dinosaurs! If you want to get to Sutton you’ll find a direct route from Battersea Park Train Station too.
When you can manage to tear yourself away from the delights of Battersea you should spend some of your days visiting London’s top tourist attractions. If you start out on the Northern Line from nearby Clapham Common Tube Station you can get off at Hyde Park Corner and explore gorgeous Hyde Park in 14 minutes, or take the 15 minute journey to Holborn Tube Station which is really close to the fascinating British Museum. To take in the delights of Harrods get off at Knightsbridge Station after 16 minutes. Why not pay a visit to London’s ultimate historical attraction, the Tower of London? You’ll need to get off at Tower Hill and it should only take about 20 minutes to get there. You can even sample the delights of trendy Camden Market if you alight at Camden Town after 20 minutes. For the ultimate shopping experience, travel to Oxford Circus and explore Oxford Street – this retail paradise is just 30 minutes away.
If you decide to drive around Battersea you’ll find a Euro Car Park on Battersea Park Rd.
If you don’t want to drive or get public transport, how about a taxi? STC Cars is near Battersea Park Train Station on Charlotte Despard Avenue, and Cch Express & Common Cars is right near Clapham Common Tube Station at number 8, The Pavement.
Battersea On Foot
You don’t even need to reply on public transport whilst staying in Battersea as you will find plenty of London tourist attractions within walking distance. Start out at Battersea Park Train Station and it will only take you 25 minutes to walk to the wonderful boutiques and bars of exclusive Kings Road. If you stroll for 27 minutes you can be at the Queen’s official residence, Buckingham Palace. Many parts of the palace are open all year round for visitors. Marble Arch monument and beautiful Hyde Park are just a 35-minute walk away – as are fabulous Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament at Westminster. Take a 40-minute walk to the fantastic London Eye at Waterloo and you’ll get breathtaking views across the Capital. The fantastic Tate Modern gallery and Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre at Bankside are also within walking distance, and you can be here in 50 minutes.