Located in the most northerly part of the city of London, right on the outskirts, is the fairly quiet Borough of Enfield. An Enfield holiday is suitable for all kinds of travellers and provides the perfect place from which to explore this magnificent city. Visitors to this borough will find that an Enfield holiday rental apartment provides all of the comforts of home as well as some stunning views of both the city and the surrounding countryside.
The best thing about an Enfield holiday is that it can be as relaxed or as busy as you like. Because the area is so quiet, you can opt to just relax and take in the locals going about their everyday business. If desired, there are a few staple activities on offer in Enfield such as walking, swimming, football, cycling and tennis. As for attractions that are located in the Borough of Enfield itself, the main one is the Forty Hall Museum. There have been residences in the area known as Forty Hall since Tudor times and Forty Hall Manor, which includes artefacts and interesting collections, dates back to the 1620s.
If relaxing in your wonderful Enfield holiday rental apartment does not fulfil your needs, then you can spend the day exploring the county town of Chelmsford which is just under an hour away from the English capital. One of the biggest attractions to be found in Chelmsford is Hyland House, set in 574 acres of park and woodland. The house itself dates back to the early 18th Century and visitors can wander around the restored wings of the property, viewing artefacts and photographs detailing the pain-staking restoration process of the 1990s.
If the weather plays a big part in whether you want to reserve an Enfield holiday rental apartment or not then you must know that you can expect to experience warm summers and cold winters. The months of July and August are usually the warmest time of year to have an Enfield holiday as the temperature can soar to around 23°C. The winter months of December and January see the temperature during the day hover at around 5°C and fall to as low as 2°C. The annual rainfall amount for the borough is 21 inches.
Travelling to start a wonderful Enfield holiday is easy as visitors can arrive at the large Heathrow Airport (LHR) which is approximately 24 miles away from the borough. Amongst the airlines offering regular, cheap flights to the area are British Airways, Cathay Pacific Airways, BMI and Aer Lingus. Passengers can travel to the borough from various UK airports such as Belfast (BFS), Aberdeen (ABZ), East Midlands (EMA), Manchester (MAN) and Newcastle(NCL).
London will be hosting events during the London Olympics, and with accommodation in Enfield for the Olympic Games, you're right next to the sporting action.