Located on the south side of the River Thames in London is the district of Greenwich. Best known as the home of the Greenwich Meridian and Greenwich Mean Time, the district does have a lot of other sights worth seeing. A Greenwich holiday is one that will leave you with very sore feet because there are so many sights and sounds to take in. A Greenwich holiday rental apartment is the perfect, comfortable base to lay your head after a hard day’s enjoyment.
A Greenwich holiday can offer more than just the opportunity to see some of the most important landmarks that can be found in the city of London. There are opportunities to enjoy many leisure pursuits such as swimming, cycling, walking, tennis, golf, tennis and sailing. If you are keen to get on and indulge in the attractions that a Greenwich holiday has to offer then it is recommended that you make time to visit the Greenwich Meridian, the Cutty Sark, the National Maritime Museum, the Millennium Dome and the very interesting Mallet’s Mortar.
If you still have the energy left to leave your wonderful Greenwich holiday rental apartment and discover other attractions further afield in the city, then it is recommended that you head towards the Borough of Southwark. Here visitors will find various attractions including the interesting 100 Black men of London Museum which details the contributions made by the Black community through the years to building up the borough and London into what it is today. There is also the Fire Brigade Museum which has displays and exhibits relating to the 300 year history of the public service that has helped the city through some tough times.
Should you be considering booking a fabulous Greenwich holiday rental apartment then you will be able to experience warm summers and cooler winters. The months of July and August are generally the warmest to have a Greenwich holiday as the daytime temperature can reach as much as 31°C. The cooler months of December and January see the daytime temperature drop to between 9°C and 4°C. The annual rainfall amount for the district is 22 inches.
Travellers on a Greenwich holiday can arrive at London City Airport (LCY) which is approximately 20 minutes away from the district. Airlines that offer frequent, cheap flights to the area include British Airways, CityJet, Climber Air, BMI and Flybe. Passengers can depart from various UK airports including Edinburgh (EDI), Glasgow (GLA), Newcastle(NCL), Liverpool (LPL) and Leeds (LBA).
Greenwich will be hosting events during the London Olympics, and with accommodation in Greenwich for the Olympic Games, you're right next to the sporting action.