Self-catering in London

Always a great city to visit, London welcomes people at all times of year. There are plenty of indoor and outdoor attractions for all tastes and interests - and some of the best ones are free.

London London - the Gherkin London - horseguard
Business near Liverpool Street, London The 'Gherkin' - a popular modern London landmark One of the dashing Horseguards

Free places of interest in London:

The museums and many art galleries are free. Enjoy London's parks in the summer, Green Park, St. James' park, Regents Park, Hampstead Heath, all for free.

Free sightseeing walks:

Walk part of the Thames Path (signposted, along the Thames), perhaps from Canary Wharf to Tower Bridge and take in the impressive skyscrapers of Canary Wharf, Docklands, St. Katherine's Dock and Dickens Inn, Tower Bridge and the Tower of London. Entry to the Tower of London and the Tower Bridge Experience is by ticket only. A visit to the Tower of London is well worth the money.

Or, walk from the Tower of London to the Millenium Bridge, passing the Fire of London memorial en-route. Pop into St. Pauls cathedral, then use the Millenium Bridge to cross the river and visit Tate Modern art gallery. Note the Shakespearean Globe Theatre (take the tour if you wish) to the left. Continue along the Southbank and enjoy the various free street entertainers. The Southbank is very pretty at night with blue lights interwoven in the trees. There is an excellent view to be had for free from the top of the OXO tower - just take the lift. The view is equally good to that of the London Eye and you don't have to queue. You may wish to visit the London Aquarium. Cross Westminster Bridge for the Houses of Parliament, Big Ben, and Westminster Abbey and Cathedral.

There are numerous other good places to explore in London, walking if free and often the best method of seeing London. The open-topped sightseeing buses have their uses but do allow plenty of time because you will spend much of your journey stuck in traffic.

Featured Selfcatering London:

Rushmore Holiday Lodge with Pool, Knockholt, Kent, England

3 bedroom Lodge, South Coast.

An amazing family summer holiday awaits the lucky people who book this three bedroom barn conversion with an outdoor swimming pool, mini gym, sauna and games room facilities near Knockholt just inside the M25 near London, convenient for many of the top tourist attractions in the city as well as shopping at Bluewater and touring northern Kent.

Special features: free internet access, pool (Outdoor swimming pool in garden.), games room.

Price range from £1035 to £1535 per week
Sleeps from 2 to 8 people in 3 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 2
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)


Next availability: from 08 September 2017 to 15 September 2017; from 06 October 2017 to 13 October 2017; from 27 October 2017 to 22 December 2017;

phone 01244 500 540 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Dorney Self Catering Apartments, Windsor, Berkshire, England

5 bedroom Cottage Apartments, Home Counties.

Small collection of holiday apartments in a tranquil rural location within the grounds of a historical country house just outside the village of Dorney and close to both Eton and Windsor, group bookings welcome.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £430 to £623 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 23 people in 5 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 3
Pet Friendly: Yes (3 dogs welcome)
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (3)

phone 01753 827037 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Rural Timber-Clad Holiday Lodge, Kent Downs, Culverstone Green, Kent, England

2 bedroom Chalet, Kent - the Garden of England.

If a shopping holiday in Kent with trips to Bluewater sets your heart on fire and a chance to visit the Kent coast, then this two bedroom wood-clad cottage for four people in Culverstone Green, Kent, could be perfect for you; the accommodation is equipped with all essentials for a self-catering break in south east England, has a cosy woodburner, double and twin bedrooms.

Price range from £242 to £710 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 4 people in 2 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (3)


Next availability: from 23 September 2017 to 24 September 2017; from 29 September 2017 to 30 September 2017;

phone 01244 500 540 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Romantic Retreat at Little Trees Farm, Harpenden, Hertfordshire, England

1 bedroom Romantic Retreat, South East England.

Beautifully presented romantic retreat for two, set within the owner's grounds, on the outskirts of the pretty town of Harpenden, well located for driving out and exploring the Chiltern Hills and charming nearby market towns like St Albans and Berkhamsted, as well as unspoilt villages on days out.

Special features: free internet access.

Price range from £281 to £543 per week
Sleeps from 1 to 2 people in 1 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 1
Pet Friendly: No
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (3)

phone 01244 500 540 emailClick here to email owner more info >

Hoath Country House, High Weald AONB, Chiddingstone, Kent, England

7 bedroom Medieval Manor House, South of England.

Searching for an impressive historical country house in Kent? If so this 7 bedroom manor house could be perfect for your party, special event or special holiday, with a games room with snooker table and grand piano plus beautifully presented extensive gardens with tennis courts, this is a great place for large groups of up to 26 friends or family to holiday altogether.

Special features: free internet access, tennis court, games room.

Price range from £1595 to £3995 per week
Sleeps from 10 to 26 people in 7 bedrooms
Number of bathrooms: 7
Pet Friendly: Yes
Quality Rating: ratingratingratingratingrating (5)


Next availability: from 24 July 2017 to 28 July 2017; from 07 August 2017 to 11 August 2017; from 04 September 2017 to 08 September 2017;

phone 01244 500 540 emailClick here to email owner more info >
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