Self catering accommodation in Sutton, London, makes a great choice for those who would like to spend a few days or even weeks visiting London and the south of England. An apartment, flat or house makes an ideal base from which to explore, and provides all the comforts and facilities needed to make you feel right at home the moment you step through the door. Sutton is about ten miles away from Charring Cross, and is connected to the centre of London by bus or train.
You probably chose to take your holidays in Sutton so that you could be close to the centre of London, whilst at the same time, not caught up in its franticness. Sutton boasts an amazing 1500 acres of parks and open spaces which prove to be an oasis of tranquillity in this regard. Most of the parks have leisure activities available, such as boat hire, tennis courts, bowling greens and more. Parks are an integral part of towns and cities throughout the United Kingdom, and Sutton offers some of the best. There are also ideal shopping opportunities available in this borough.
It goes without saying that the centre of London has a great deal to offer in terms of things to see and do for the visitor. Enough has been written of those in other places, so here are a few suggestions of places to visit that you may not have thought about whilst on holidays in Sutton. A good day trip to make, especially if you have your own transport, would be to Salisbury. With an outstanding cathedral, and the ancient and mysterious Stonehenge nearby, this is a trip into the rural heartland of England that is well worth the three hour round trip. Brighton and Eastbourne, on the south coast, also make for good day trips, and for the adventurous, it is even possible to make a day trip to Paris in France or Brussels in Belgium, should you be so inclined!
Sutton has a temperate climate, where temperatures of 23 degrees are common during the peak Summer months of July and August. During the Winter months of December and January, temperatures can get down to zero degrees, but rarely go much lower. What snow falls, is usually measured in centimetres and lasts no more than a day. Rainfall can occur at any time throughout the year, and the average is about 30mm per month. It might be advisable to bring a rain coat when on holidays in Sutton, as light rain or drizzle can fall at any time, even during the Summer.
Getting into Sutton is certainly not a problem! In fact, London has five airports, and three of these are perfect for holidays in Sutton: London Gatwick (LGW), London Heathrow (LHR) and London City (LCY). Airlines such as British Airways, Flybe, easyJet, Ryanair and BMI Baby use these airports. You can fly from UK airports such as Newcastle (NCL), Aberdeen (ABZ), Liverpool (LPL), Manchester (MAN) and Edinburgh (EDI).
London will be hosting events during the London Olympics, and with Olympics accommodation in Sutton, you're right next to the sporting action.