Known as Isledon until the 17th century, the district of Islington, in London, is one of the busiest and famous areas of the city (thanks in part to a certain renowned board game). An Islington holiday places an emphasis on being able to relax in a wonderful Islington holiday rental apartment, watching the world go by and then setting off to enjoy some of the great attractions that the district has on offer. An Islington holiday is guaranteed to leave you with some lasting impressions and will make your trip to one of the world’s largest capital cities a truly memorable one.
Although the emphasis of an Islington holiday is to go out and see the sights and attractions of London, there are opportunities to enjoy leisure pursuits in the district such as walking, swimming and cycling. Some of the best attractions to see in the district include the Angel Clock Tower, the Crypt Gallery, the Islington Museum, George Orwell’s House and The Order of St. John Museum, which has some wonderful exhibits of armour and tells the tale of how the Hospitallier Knights inspired the modern St. John’s Ambulance Association.
If you decide to venture further afield in London after resting your legs in the comfort of your comfortable Islington holiday rental apartment then it is worth taking the 15 minute journey to the neighbouring Borough of Camden. Here visitors can enjoy browsing the massive Camden Market as well as delving into the passageways under the city by way of the Camden Catacombs. Nearby is also the district of Covent Garden where visitors can indulge in attractions such as the quirky Cabaret Mechanical Theatre, Covent Garden Jubilee Market and the London Transport Museum.
Should you be considering reserving a fantastic Islington holiday rental apartment then you will be able to enjoy warm summers and cool winters. July and August are generally the warmest months of the year to have an Islington holiday as the daytime temperature is around 30°C. The colder months of December and January see the daytime temperature drop to between 8°C and 5°C. The annual rainfall amount for the district is 22 inches.
Travellers on an Islington holiday will arrive at Heathrow Airport (LHR) which is just under an hour’s journey from the district. Air operators that offer affordable, frequent flights to the area include Aer Lingus, BMI and British Airways. Passengers can depart from various UK airports such as Belfast (BFS), Glasgow (GLA), Aberdeen (ABZ) Manchester (MAN) and Newcastle(NCL).
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