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Top 5 holiday homes near Thames Barrier, London

Searching for the perfect accommodation? Take a look at these gems and book your dream stay


Thames Barrier, London

When visiting London, Thames Barrier has to be high on your list of things to see. It's renowned for a reason, so be sure to go and see what all the fuss is about. It isn't every day you find yourself so close to something so special.

Where to stay near Thames Barrier, London

Here is our pick of the top 5 holiday homes. Make your choice and treat yourself to a luxury stay.

Plain Sailing

Plain Sailing, Plum Guide home in London

Plain Sailing, Plum Guide home in London

Click to book Plain Sailing now: from £1795 per night If all you’ve ever wanted was a truly unique holiday, look no further. This five-bedroom yacht is truly one-of-a-kind. Who doesn’t want to wake up to the sound of waves and direct views of London’s financial district? While the décor is certainly a little kitsch, it’s all part of the yacht experience. Moored just beside Canary Wharf, London’s financial district, there are lots of exciting things to do in the immediate area and tonnes of seafood restaurants to check out. Sleeps up to 10 | 5 Bedrooms | 6 Bathrooms

The Costas Family

The Costas Family, Plum Guide home in London

The Costas Family, Plum Guide home in London

Click to book The Costas Family now: from £155 per night The feeling of staying in this home which has been so well cared for is truly unbeatable. Balancing modernity with historical pieces is often hard to get right, but not in this home. The space has been newly renovated, but many repurposed materials have been included wherever possible, such as the coffee table made from the parquet flooring of another room. There's attention to detail at every turn, with an array of books, art and objects that act as a windows into the stories that have created the home. If you're a larger group of five or six, take a look at The Costas Siblings. Sleeps up to 4 | 2 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

Dream of Screens

Dream of Screens, Plum Guide home in London

Dream of Screens, Plum Guide home in London

Click to book Dream of Screens now: from £250 per night This bright, open plan home in the heart of the East End is perfect for families. It offers all the quirky perks of the city in a beautifully designed, soundproofed home. So, even if the kids are noisy, you can guarantee to find a spot that won't be. Sleeps up to 8 | 4 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

Newington Green

Newington Green, Plum Guide home in London

Newington Green, Plum Guide home in London

Click to book Newington Green now: from £120 per night Couples seeking an off-the-beaten-track London stay will adore this hideaway home. It’s located in the leafy streets near dinky Newington Green, and a growing collection of artisanal bistros. Great pubs, trendy Dalston and Stoke Newington’s boutiques are also in strolling distance, and buses run direct to Oxford Street. You might just prefer to hole up, though – snuggling in the spacious log-burner lounge or sunbathing in the garden. The country-chic kitchen impresses, too, while a rear bedroom means you’ll wake up to birdsong. Sleeps up to 2 | 1 Bedroom | 1 Bathroom

Confectioner’s Sugar

Confectioner’s Sugar, Plum Guide home in London

Confectioner’s Sugar, Plum Guide home in London

Click to book Confectioner’s Sugar now: from £100 per night We hope you’ve got a sweet tooth because this pastel pink home is all sugar, spice and everything nice. The host has created an utterly unique aesthetic with a candy-coloured interpretation of classical Art Deco style – even the bathroom is decked out in blush pink and buttercup yellow tiles. But despite the colour scheme, there’s nothing saccharine about this home. Modern furniture and clean architectural lines avoid frilliness or fuss, and the light spilling through the huge windows makes the flat feel bright and breezy. It comes as no surprise that this home is located in oh so trendy Hackney, just a five-minute walk from the overground station and within seconds of cute cafes, flower shops, and vintage boutiques. In under thirty minutes by public transport you can shop along Oxford Street and dine in Shoreditch, though with countless bars and neighbourhood restaurants just outside your door, you’ll have everything you need around your Hackney home. We’re not sugar-coating it when we say this home is a treat. Sleeps up to 2 | 1 Bedroom | 1 Bathroom

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