Located in the Borough of Barnet on the outskirts of the great city of London, England is the quiet suburban area of Barnet. A Barnet holiday allows visitors to take advantage of all of the great attractions and sights of London, which are within easy reach, without being surrounded by the noisy masses. A Barnet holiday rental apartment is the perfect, comfortable place to relax in the evening after a hard day’s exploring.
Even though the suburb is only small in comparison to others found throughout London, there are plenty of things to do on a Barnet holiday besides the usual attractions. This includes activities such as walking, cycling, swimming, golf, tennis, football and horse riding. If you are on a Barnet holiday mainly to see the attractions that London has to offer you will be pleased to hear that there are several located in the heart of the Borough of Barnet. For example, there is the Barnet Museum which details the history of the area, having been built around a 12th Century settlement.
If you feel like travelling further afield than your Barnet holiday rental apartment, then it is worth taking the 22 mile journey north to the city of St. Albans. The city has been inhabited since Roman times and although little remains from this period in history, visitors will love seeing sight such as St. Albans Cathedral and the Abbey Gateway, a substantial portion of preserved remains from the destroyed At. Albans Abbey.
If you think that a Barnet holiday rental house is the ideal option for you then you will be pleased to hear that you can enjoy fairly warm summers but colder winters. The warmest months of the year to have a Barnet holiday tends to be July and August. At this time the temperature regularly reaches a pleasant 23°C. December, January and February are usually the coldest months with the temperature dropping to as low as 2°C during the day. The annual rainfall amount for the borough is 22 inches.
Travel to Barnet, England Travellers on a Barnet holiday can start their fantastic trip by arriving at Luton Airport (LTN) or London Heathrow Airport (LHR) which are both under an hour from the borough. Travellers will find that there are several air operators who offer regular, affordable flights to the area including Ryanair, easyJet, British Airways and BMI. Passengers can travel to Barnet from various airports in the UK such as Newcastle(NCL), Glasgow (GLA), Edinburgh (EDI), Manchester (MAN) and Belfast (BFS).
London will be hosting events during the London Olympics, and with accommodation in Barnet for the Olympic Games, you're right next to the sporting action.