In the heart of West London lies the Borough of Hounslow which contains the suburban area of Chiswick. The advantage of a Chiswick & Hounslow holiday is that you can stay in a suburban, quiet area but still have easy access to a range of activities and attractions in the western part of London. What’s more, a Chiswick & Hounslow holiday rental apartment provides all of the amenities you would expect in a top-notch hotel as well as some wonderful views of the whole city.
Whilst the emphasis of a Chiswick & Hounslow holiday is to get out and about to see the sights, there are some activities available for visitors to enjoy such as swimming, tennis, walking, cycling and horse riding. There are many attractions in Chiswick and Hounslow such as Chiswick House. This beautiful building set in acres of Italian style gardens was built in the 18th century and was designed by Lord Burlington. Also worth visiting is The Wetlands Centre, a one-of-a-kind wetlands conservation area which allows the public to see a variety of wildlife which normally remains hidden. Other notable attractions not to be missed on a Chiswick & Hounslow holiday include Hounslow Urban Farm, St. Paul’s Church and Redlees Studios.
If you can prise yourself away from your luxurious Chiswick & Hounslow holiday rental apartment then it is worth taking the 15 minute journey to the neighbouring borough of Richmond. Amongst the popular and interesting attractions that can be found in the borough is Ham House. Ham House was built in 1610 and is noted for its lavish decoration and furnishings, with fantastic gardens to spend time in of an afternoon. Other attractions that are a must see in Richmond are the Kew Royal Botanical Gardens, The Museum of Richmond and the Kew Transport Museum.
If you are now thinking about reserving a wonderful Chiswick & Hounslow holiday rental apartment then you will be able to enjoy warm summers and cool winters. The months of July and August are generally the warmest time of the year to have a Chiswick & Hounslow holiday as the daytime temperature reaches an average of 22°C. The cooler months of January and February see the daytime temperature hover at around 7°C. The annual rainfall amount for the borough is 23 inches.
Travellers on a Chiswick & Hounslow holiday will most likely arrive at Heathrow Airport (LHR) which is approximately 20 minutes away from the borough of Hounslow. Airlines offering affordable, regular flights include Aer Lingus, British Airways and BMI. Passengers can depart from various UK airports such as Aberdeen (ABZ) Manchester (MAN), Belfast (BFS), Glasgow (GLA) and Newcastle(NCL).
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