The London Borough of Richmond which contains the area of Kew is one of the areas that make up the outer parts of this huge and vibrant city. A Richmond & Kew holiday is the ideal choice for those visitors who want to stay in a quiet, suburban area but still have easy access to the many great sights and attractions that London has to offer. A Richmond & Kew holiday rental apartment not only offers spectacular views across the River Thames, it also comes with all of the mod-cons that you would expect to see in a first-rate hotel.
In terms of outdoor pursuits a Richmond & Kew holiday is limited to the likes of tennis, golf, swimming, cycling, walking and horse riding. The greatest advantage of a Richmond & Kew holiday is the numerous attractions that can be found in the borough including Ham House. Ham House is a Stuart house that was built in 1610 and is noted for its lavish decoration and furnishings. The house also has some beautifully landscaped gardens for visitors to stroll around. Other noteworthy attractions to be seen on a Richmond & Kew holiday are the Kew Royal Botanical Gardens, The Museum of Richmond and the Kew Transport Museum.
If you can bear to tear yourself away from your luxurious Richmond & Kew holiday rental apartment then it is worth taking the 20 minute journey to the nearby district of Wimbledon. Most famous for the annual tennis competition, Wimbledon also has many other great attractions to see including the stunning Sacred Heart Church, Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum and Deen City farm which was designed with the intention of giving city kids a taste of the countryside.
If you are now considering booking a wonderful Richmond & Kew holiday rental apartment then you will be pleased to hear that you will be able to enjoy warm summers and cool winters. The months of June, July and August are usually the warmest months to have a Richmond & Kew holiday as the average daytime temperature hovers between 21°C and 23°C. The colder months of December, January and February see the daytime temperature drop to between 3°C and 8°C. The annual rainfall amount for the borough is 23 inches.
Travellers on a Richmond & Kew holiday will land at Heathrow Airport (LHR) which is approximately 18 minutes away from the borough. Airlines that offer cheap, regular flights to the area include BMI, British Airways and Aer Lingus. Passengers can depart from various UK airports such as Manchester (MAN), Belfast (BFS), Aberdeen (ABZ), Glasgow (GLA) and Newcastle(NCL).
London will be hosting events during the London Olympics, and with Richmond & Kew Olympics accommodation, you're right next to the sporting action.