Choosing a rental apartment or house in Hillingdon, whilst planning a trip to see London is a good idea for many reasons. It is out from the centre of London itself but well connected by either its tube stations or the good road network. Self catering accommodation in Hillingdon is cheaper than in the city centre itself, whilst of course, maintaining the highest standards that will make you feel right at home straight away.
The main reason that people come to London, is to see the sights in the centre, but staying in self catering accommodation in Hillingdon does enable other opportunities. For example, there are four council owned golf courses, where it is possible for the visitor to rent clubs and a buggy, should you wish to have a relaxing game one day. There are also many well maintained parks and other open spaces, so if jogging is your thing, you can get your exercise away from the traffic. During the evening, a pub meal or a visit to the cinema are all possible in this tranquil suburb.
Whilst on holidays in Hillingdon, you will almost certainly be paying the centre of London more than one visit. There is simply so much to do here, that even a two week break will barely scratch the surface! For sports fans, visiting Wembley, a premiership football club or Twickenham might be on the agenda, whether it is to take a tour, or to see a game. If you are interested in the theatre, then world class performances can be seen in the West End, as well as musicals and the ballet. You may even be lucky enough to catch a move premiere night! In terms of places to visit, it goes without saying that Westminster is a “must.
Whilst Hillingdon does not boast a Mediterranean climate, the weather is perfectly acceptable for most tourists during the late spring, summer and early autumn. There is little humidity during the summer, and the top temperatures of 23 degrees Celsius feel a lot more comfortable than the same temperatures in more humid countries. The average temperature during the coolest Winter months will come out at around 7 to 8 degrees Celsius. This is one of the driest parts of the UK with an annual average rainfall figure of around 22 inches.
Three major airports serve the Hillingdon area, and these are London Stansted (STN), Gatwick (LGW) and Heathrow (LHR). Airlines such as BMI Baby, Air Southwest, easyJet and Flybe use these airports and depart from Manchester (MAN), Plymouth (PLH), Aberdeen (ABZ), Edinburgh (EDI) and Newcastle(NCL).
London will be hosting events during the London Olympics, and with Hillingdon Olympics accommodation, you're right next to the sporting action.