Self catering accommodation near London England
Self catering accommodation near London England for holidays and short breaks. Enjoy a peaceful setting outside London combined with day trips into London sightseeing, visiting the theatres or other events. The self catering accommodation will be either holiday cottages, apartments, houses or log cabins, all within 37 miles of the centre of London.
There are excellent travel links with London from all outlying areas, either by train (best), bus or road. Even staying further outside this radius in a possibility,especially if travelling into London by train. The journey from Shenfield in Essex to London Liverpool Street takes only 20 minutes.
Depending on the duration of your self-catering break near London, sometimes it is better to stay somewhere less busy and polluted and travel into London to sightsee or go to the theatre. There is much to see on the outskirts of London and indeed in some of the more rural locations. Sightseeing in London entails miles of walking and it may be wise to alternate days in London with rest days in the country. All of the counties surrounding London have their own merits and lovely countryside. One thing that England should be proud of is its gardens. Perhaps visit one of the RHS gardens at Hyde Hall in Essex, or Wisley in Surrey. The various National Trust Houses also have perfectly lovely gardens and make for very good days out that tell a story of 'Life in England' in the past centuries.
Christmas in and around London can be a really good time to visit. The streets may not be paved with gold but they are festooned with colourful lights, the shops are hung with tinsel and glittery displays to attract people with money to spend. The weather may be cold and grey, yet the colour and festivity in all public places makes London even more vibrant and welcoming. We hope that you find somewhere really lovely to stay and have a great holiday in London.