Situated immediately to the west of the Borough of Westminster, in the heart of London, is the Borough of Kensington & Chelsea. A Kensington & Chelsea holiday is the perfect choice for those who want to be in the middle of a lively city and want to have all of the major attractions only a stone’s throw away. A Kensington & Chelsea holiday rental apartment will offer all of the luxuries of a top-notch hotel with the advantage of still having money left to spend to enjoy all of the great activities that are available in the city of London.
A Kensington & Chelsea holiday places more of an emphasis of getting out there and seeing the sights that London has to offer rather than indulging in more physical activities. Having said this, there are opportunities for visitors to indulge in a couple of activities including ice skating, swimming, cycling and walking. The attractions that are located within Kensington and Chelsea which should be included on your itinerary are Kensington Palace, The London Oratory, the Natural History Museum, The Chelsea barracks Museum (known as The Berks & Westminster Dragoons) and the Chelsea Embankment Gardens.
If your tired feet can bear to leave the comfort of the Kensington & Chelsea holiday rental apartment then there are plenty more attractions to be discovered in the area of Hammersmith. This includes Kelmscott House which was once the lodgings of William Morris and is now a museum dedicated to this great thinker and artist. There is also St. John’s Church, a Victorian church which is particularly beautiful thanks to its wonderful stained-glass windows.
If you are considering thinking of booking a wonderful Kensington & Chelsea holiday rental apartment then you will be able to experience warm summers and mild winters. The warmest months of the year to have a Kensington & Chelsea holiday tend to be July and August when the daytime temperature reaches as high as 30°C. The colder months of December and January see the daytime temperature drop to around 9°C during the daytime. The annual rainfall amount for the area is 22 inches.
Travellers on a Kensington & Chelsea holiday will likely land at Heathrow Airport (LHR) which is just half hour's journey from the area. Air operators that have affordable, regular flights to the area include BMI, British Airways and Aer Lingus. Passengers can depart from various UK airports including Belfast (BFS), Manchester (MAN), Newcastle(NCL), Aberdeen (ABZ) and Glasgow (GLA).
London will be hosting events during the London Olympics, and with accommodation in Kensington & Chelsea for the Olympic Games, you're right next to the sporting action.