5 Holiday Homes for The Big Half, London, UK
When attending The Big Half you need the perfect accommodation, so look no further. These homes are the best of the best
If you’re heading to London for The Big Half, often held in March, then we’ve got the perfect accommodation for you. When enjoying an event as incredible as this, your home has to match the standards, so heed our expert advice and book one of these gems to truly complete the experience.
Where to reside near The Big Half
Take a look at 5 of the very best holiday homes in our London collection. If these don’t meet your high expectations, then nothing will.
Click to book Buzzing Around now: from £200 per night If you're after a London bolthole with the convenience of a mainline tube station right next door, then this colourful and modern apartment is the spot for you. Just a five-minute walk from Liverpool St Station, you're well-connected to the iconic sights of the city, as well as being a walkable distance to St. Paul's Cathedral (twenty-four minutes). Locally, you'll find Spitalfields Market, Shoreditch and Brick Lane under fifteen minutes walk away too, so whether you're perusing independent shops or gazing into the windows of upscale boutiques, it's all well within reach here. When you do drop by your new home away from home, you'll find a bright and open living space with plenty of natural light. Stylishly decorated with tasteful artwork, glass surfaces and a bold black bookcase – there's an Art Deco feel to the home that we really loved. The bedrooms are effortlessly chic, benefitting from forest-green and teal tones, accompanied by ensuite bathrooms – just the ticket after an afternoon spent out and about. Sleeps up to 7 | 2 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms
Click to book Georgian Silk now: from £600 per night Dating back to 1725, this Georgian townhouse in Spitalfields blends historic elegance with modern comforts to create a truly unique stay. Once home to the area’s famous Huguenot silk weavers and boasting artist Tracey Emin as a former resident (as well as Gilbert and George as current neighbours), this house is a treasure trove of art and history and one of the best (and last) preserved enclaves of 18th century London. Inside, original portraits, antique furnishings and beautiful fireplaces in most rooms create an elegant setting that feels like a step back in time, with plenty of space across its four floors and separate garden cottage to socialise or spend quiet moments alone. Between the piano, the private garden, the rooftop terrace and the cinema room, you’ve got plenty to keep you entertained, while a stunning desk space in the master bedroom makes working feel like a pleasure, not a chore. When you’re not hanging out in your beautiful home, go out and explore your surroundings. You’re right across from the Nicholas Hawksmoor-designed Christ Church, while Spitalfields Market is a three-minute walk away. Brick Lane is also just five minutes down the road where vintage shops and curry houses beckon to be discovered and the ever-trendy Shoreditch with its eclectic boutiques and hip bars is a ten-minute stroll from your door. Sleeps up to 6 | 4 Bedrooms | 3 Bathrooms
At the Bandstand
Click to book At the Bandstand now: from £255 per night If you're looking for a trendy place to relax and unwind that's still just a short hop away from the city sights, then this home fits the bill. Located in Bermondsey, on the edge of tranquil Southwark Park, you're just 10 minutes by tube from London Bridge. Enjoy your morning coffee on the balcony each morning, as you plan your day. The floor-to-ceiling glass windows let plenty of light into the living room, and you'll enjoy cooking meals in the fully-equipped kitchen. Though you can explore all of London in no time at all from nearby Bermondsey tube station, don't miss your chance to enjoy the local area too. Maltby Street Market is a South London must-visit, where you can browse the stalls before sipping a G&T in a historic pub overlooking the Thames. Sleeps up to 4 | 2 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms
Click to book Think Smart now: from £185 per night London living is right at your fingertips thanks to this slick apartment, conveniently located right in the city centre. It's a wonderful retreat from the hustle and bustle of the capital, where you can put your feet up and relax. The large windows keep it feeling light and airy in the living area, while the kitchen is set up with all the utensils you need to do some home cooking. Step outside, and you'll find St Paul's Cathedral is just around the corner. A stroll across the Millenium Bridge will take you to the Tate Modern, and you can walk to the Museum of London and the Barbican in just over ten minutes. Those travelling for business will be glad to find the Square Mile is just ten minutes away too, and for travels further afield you can simply hop on the tube – the public transport links from here are excellent. After all that, you'll be delighted to sink into the king-size bed for a great night's sleep. Sweet dreams. Sleeps up to 2 | 1 Bedroom | 1 Bathroom
Click to book The Flaneur now: from £200 per night Shabby chic with an industrial flair, The Flaneur is a cosy and stylish home in one of London’s trendiest areas. Just moments from Brick Lane and Spitalfields Market, this area is busy with cafes, restaurants, and fun-filled markets. Make sure to check out all of the vintage shops that line the streets here. Of course, this area is also a nightlife hot spot, so expect to see people out and about all evening. Luckily, the apartment itself is very quiet and peaceful, there's even an amazing communal roof terrace with some incredible city views. Sleeps up to 4 | 2 Bedrooms | 1 Bathroom
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