Are you gazing at dreary tones of grey outside your window? Fear not, it may be February but if anything spells S-U-M-M-E-R I-S C-O-M-I-N-G, it’s the latest announcement that the Hampton Court Garden Festival (also known as the Hampton Court Flower Show) have released their dates for summer 2021!
Craven House luxury serviced apartments in Hampton Court and Claygate sit on the fringes of South West London: an area packed with all the fun, charm, history and beauty a visitor to the capital could dream of. There is plenty to see and do, and we’ve rounded up our best options that still allow for social distancing. Read on for more:
Here at Craven House we’ve been working hard to make sure your stay with us is as safe as possible. We want you to be able to arrive, kick up your heels and relax without having to worry about your surroundings, especially right now when we are all more conscious of our health. We take sanitation and cleanliness very seriously and have put all the processes in place to ensure that very high standards are met.
But don’t just take our word for it –
Well, it’s been a strange year hasn’t it? Who would have thought that we would spend a large chunk of 2020 in lockdown. But while we’ve been socially distancing in the physical sense, we’ve certainly felt like we are ‘in this together’ in the emotional sense. Here in Hampton Court and our surrounding villages, we’ve really banded together as a community and it’s been a joy to watch. Mezzet, our local Lebanese restaurant baked fresh bread and gave it away for free every day in March and April, Miss Polly’s café supplied food boxes, cooked meals and delivery of delicious treats and our butcher set up a handy order and delivery system.
But now our local shops, eateries and attractions are slowly reopening, and it’s our turn to help them out after a tough few months. So if you’re planning a staycation in our area, here are some spots you can visit:
Doing a whole lot of delicious nothing, nipping out for an afternoon stroll, or perhaps an evening at the theatre, whatever your preference, to help you plan ahead, we’ve gathered up some ways to make a romantic stay in South London truly memorable. So read on to get started…
The festive season is here! We are dusting off all our ornaments and ‘decking the halls’ at Craven House – which is beautifully decorated for December, as always.
There is plenty going on in and around Hampton Court this Christmas, from markets and fun fairs to carol concerts and pantomimes. Here are just some of our favourites to get you in a merry mood:
There’s nothing more relaxing than time away. Whether it’s a friends trip, a birthday celebration or an elegant hen do, we’re perfectly positioned for a few days of pampering, culture and catching up. And your pets are welcome too, so do bring them along.
Here are just a few of the ways to turn a short stay with us into a top-notch escape:
Travelling with pets can make it tricky to find a place to stay but I’m always happy to welcome your furry friends here at Craven House.
Here’s a few reasons they’ll be happy to tag along:
If you’re considering relocating to Surrey or South London, you’re in good company. Every year, thousands move to Surrey – and even more to the green suburbs just south of the capital.
We regularly welcome guests from all over the world who are moving their families to the area. So, from first-hand experience, here’s why you’re making a good move – and why Craven House is the perfect temporary home to launch your search.