A West Kensington holiday apartment is a lovely choice as it will put you close to upscale gastropubs, fine shopping, interesting museums and more. Many West Kensington holiday rentals include well-appointed kitchens and laundry facilities onsite. Kid-friendly holiday apartments in West Kensington are available, and you can even find one that will allow you to bring your four-legged family members.
-Shopping: The shopping in and near your West Kensington holiday apartment runs the gamut from high-end boutiques to quaint antique shops. Some enjoy spending an afternoon browsing the offerings in vintage shops or looking for a one-of-a-kind antique. Art galleries provide the chance to see the works of local artists and to buy some pieces as a reminder of your holiday to London.
-Tours: A wonderful way to get to know the area near your West Kensington holiday apartment is to participate in a tour. You will find several companies that offer guided tours in the area, and each focuses on a particular feature such as history or architecture. In addition to the guided tours, you can also embark on a self-guided tour by paying special attention to plaques that have been placed on some of the buildings explaining their place in the history of the area.
-Outdoors: Spend an afternoon at the park. There are some lovely parks located near West Kensington where you can fly a kite, take a picnic or enjoy some time paddle boating on the water.
-Museums: Whether you enjoy science, history or art you will find nearby museums to interest you. Some are within walking distance of your West Kensington holiday apartment. Others are just a short distance and easily accessible via the underground. Some of the best nearby museums are the Victoria and Albert Museum, the London Science Museum and the Natural History Museum.
-Gastropubs: Gastropubs combine the best of fine dining and your neighbourhood pub. Gastropubs have grown in popularity in the last several years and West Kensington has more than its fair share. Enjoy high end food and some of the best beer on offer in all of London.
During the summer the average low temperatures in West Kensington are between 11° and 14° C and the highs are between 20° and 23° C. If you visit during the winter you can expect lows of 2° to 5° C and highs of 8° to 11°. Plan for a couple of rainy London days no matter the time of year that you visit.
After flying to Heathrow Airport (HTR) you can finish your journey to West Kensington via the underground. The nearest stations are West Kensington, Barons Court and Kensington. Whilst taking a taxi from Heathrow is an option, it will be quite expensive due to the distance. Be sure that you negotiate the price before taking a taxi.