Notting Hill, like much of London, has undergone some changes in the past decade. Once filled with reasonably priced homes and shops, the area has become more gentrified of late. Notting Hill holiday apartments offer large dining spaces for family dinners whilst on holiday. Some are pet-friendly and many are suitable for children. If you want to spend time in the out of doors then you can choose a Notting Hill holiday rental with a garden.
-Dining: This West London area has dozens of dining options. Whether you want to grab a quick, affordable bite or sit down to a dinner at an exclusive restaurant, you will find it here…all just steps from the door of your Notting Hill holiday apartment.
-Window shopping: Stroll through the streets near your Notting Hill holiday apartment and you’ll find many adorable book stores, boutiques and more. Get to know the neighbourhood as you do some window shopping at some of Notting Hills charming shops.
-See a show: Several cinemas are located Notting Hill holiday apartments. Whether you fancy the latest hit or classic films you’ll find it here. Many of the cinemas offer food and drink that will be brought right to you as you enjoy the show.
-Museums: While not located right in Notting Hill, several museums are within walking distance of your Notting Hill holiday apartment. Be sure to choose a couple of museums to serve as a “backup plan” just in case it should rain during your visit. Some of the nearby museums are the London Science Museum, the Natural History Museum and the Museum of Brands, Packaging and Advertising.
-Portobello Market: London is home to many outdoor markets, but none is as well-known as the Portobello Market. This eclectic market is over 1.6 km long. It is open every day except Sundays. The offerings change each day. You may find clothing, food, wine and just about anything else you can imagine. One of the most popular days at Portobello Market is Saturdays. This is the day that the fabulous antiques that the market is known for are on offer.
The weather in Notting Hill is what one would expect when visiting London: unpredictable and often quite wet. Winter highs average 8° to 11° C and summer highs average 20° to 23° C. There is 34 to 62 mm of rain per month, so be sure to bring an umbrella.
When travelling to a Notting Hill holiday apartment, it is best to fly into Heathrow Airport (HTR). From there you can take the Heathrow Express to Paddington Station then switch to the underground to Notting Hill Gate.