Fairly mild weather, interesting attractions and a vibrant nightlife are just a few of the reasons to choose Hackney for your next well-deserved holiday. A holiday rental home in Hackney will provide you with all of the comforts of home. Each home is well-appointed, and you will only need to bring your clothes in order to have everything that you need. Holiday rental homes are available at a variety of price points, and there is one to suit most any budget.
The nightlife in Hackney is quite vibrant, and there are a number of bars and clubs in which you can party late into the night (or early into the morning). There are also several theatres where you can see a show, musical or concert. Beautiful spacious parks allow for hiking, picnicking and wildlife viewing and those who love shopping will be pleased with the choices from retail stores to quaint, one-of-a-kind shops.
There are a number of interesting attractions and museums in and near Hackney. Museums include the Natural History Museum, a Garden Museum, the Maritime Museums and the Science Museum. One of the most unique is the V&A Museum of Childhood. As the name suggests, the museum, which opened in 1872, contains exhibits on just about anything related to childhood. This includes prams, bottles and cots. It also includes the largest collection of toys in the entire country. The Hackney Museum allows visitors to learn the history of the area and even has hands-on activities so that the children in your group will not be bored. There are also art galleries, historic sites and many daytrips that are available from Hackney. Consider taking an organised tour of the area. A knowledgeable guide will point out all of the important sites. This is a great way to get an overview of Hackney by someone who knows the area well.
The average low during the winter months is a frigid 2° to 3° C. The winter highs are about 9° C. During the spring it warms up with average lows of between 5° and 8° C and highs of about 18° C. During the summer, the average lows are between 13° and 14° C and the average highs are about 23° C. There is some rain each month.
The closest airports to Hackney are London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and London Gatwick Airport (LGW). It is recommended that you have a car for use during your stay, although some visitors prefer to use the railway system to get about.
London will be hosting events during the London Olympics, and with Olympics rentals in Hackney, you're right next to the sporting action.