The borough of Bromley is in the very south of Greater London, still actually called Kent, which is where it was before this metropolitan county was formed. The best thing about any holidays in Bromley is the fact that you are perfectly located to make the most of the delights and treats and the capital, or the county of Kent - otherwise known as the ‘Garden of England’. Expect any self catering accommodation to be of a very high standard in this part of south-east England.
To be honest, if you are keen to spend your holidays in Bromley, you will discover that there are ample things to keep you entertained. The borough has an excellent central business district - with shops, restaurants and cafés galore - to make sure you are completely happy. You will also find that Bromley has excellent train and bus connections to central London. This will allow you to wander off and see all the main attractions that London has to offer. Be this The London Eye, Buckingham Palace, Oxford Street, Trafalgar Square, The Natural History Museum; the list really is endless.
If you are happy to lock up your apartment for the day, why not head south and into the wonderful county of Kent? The world’s your oyster in this part of the world, with so many attractions and towns to explore. Two definite towns that should be on the top of your list include Canterbury and Dover. Canterbury is a small city, in the heart of the county, and this is where you will be able to view the magnificent Canterbury Cathedral. The central area is quaint and quintessentially English - a real treat for historians. Dover is a little farther away, but still worth the journey to explore the history of this town when you get there. Dover Castle, Dover Museum and The Transport Museum are three popular attractions for you to aim for.
Whilst on your holidays in Bromley, you will be pleased to learn that this part of the United Kingdom is actually one of the driest spots. Also, summer temperatures are at their highest in this part of England. During the months of June to August, the average temperature is easily in the low-twenties degrees Celsius. The winters see temperatures fall to around 7 or 8 degrees Celsius on average. Rainfall is just over 20 inches per year in Bromley.
To make the most of your comfortable self catering accommodation in Bromley, you have a choice of two convenient airports: either London Heathrow (LHR) or London Gatwick (LGW). Both are no more than an hour away from Bromley. All major airports in the UK will have cheap and frequent services to one or other of these airports. This includes Manchester (MAN), Liverpool Speke (LPL), Glasgow (GLA) and Plymouth (PLH).
London will be hosting events during the London Olympics, and with accommodation in Bromley for the Olympic Games, you're right next to the sporting action.