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London Weather in May, United Kingdom

London Averages May

LONDON AVERAGES FOR MAY

  • What is Average Temperature?
    The average high temperature and the average low temperature for that month, on a daily basis, divided by 2 equals the average temperature for that month

    Temperature

    14°C
    57°F
  • What is Average High Low Temperature?
    The sum of high temperatures/low temperatures divided by the number of days in that month, recorded daily

    High Temperature

    17°C
    63°F
  • What is Average High Low Temperature?
    The sum of high temperatures/low temperatures divided by the number of days in that month, recorded daily

    Low Temperature

    9°C
    48°F
  • What is Average Day Temperature?
    The average temperature recorded between sunrise and sunset

    Day Temperature

    13°C
    56°F
  • What is Average Night Temperature?
    The average temperature recorded between sunset and sunrise

    Night Temperature

    12°C
    55°F
  • What are Average Daily Sunshine Hours?
    Total sunshine hours for the month, divided by the number of days in the month. Sunshine hours are taken with a sunshine recorder, either a Campbell-Stokes recorder or an Eppley Pyreheliometer

    Sunshine Hours

    6 hours
  • What is Average Rainfall?
    The amount of mm in rain for that month divided by the number of days, and the number of days that it rains during that month on average, over a given period of years

    Rainfall Days

    15 days
  • What is Average Rainfall?
    The amount of mm in rain for that month divided by the number of days, and the number of days that it rains during that month on average, over a given period of years

    Rainfall

    50 mm

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London Daily Averages May

May 2024 Forecast, Daily Averages

Sun
Mon
Tue
Wed
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Thu
2
Fri
3
Sat
4
    We only display hourly forecasts for up to 14 days 😢
    We only display hourly forecasts for up to 14 days 😢
    • 0600

      Patchy rain possible

      45º

    • 0700

      Patchy rain possible

      48º

    • 0800

      Patchy rain possible

      10º

      50º

    • 0900

      Patchy rain possible

      12º

      54º

    • 1000

      Patchy rain possible

      13º

      55º

    • 1100

      Patchy rain possible

      13º

      55º

    • 1200

      Patchy rain possible

      14º

      57º

    • 1300

      Patchy rain possible

      14º

      57º

    • 1400

      Patchy rain possible

      14º

      57º

    • 1500

      Patchy rain possible

      14º

      57º

    • 1600

      Patchy rain possible

      14º

      57º

    • 1700

      Patchy rain possible

      13º

      55º

    • 1800

      Patchy rain possible

      13º

      55º

    • 1900

      Patchy rain possible

      12º

      54º

    • 2000

      Patchy rain possible

      10º

      50º

    • 20 23

      SUNSET https://yoy19n.5gcdn.net/ext/auto?src=https%3A%2F%2Fassets.holiday-weather.com%2Fimages%2Fmobile%2Fweather_icons%2Fpng%2Fsunset.png&sig=341ecd45a4425fb0425d567e6637fa5fd0f82bc67f312a69d4a584b7e87a36d9
    • 2100

      Patchy rain possible

      48º

    • 2200

      Patchy rain possible

      48º

    • 2300

      Patchy rain possible

      46º

    • 0000

      Thu

      Patchy rain possible

      46º

    • 0100

      Patchy rain possible

      46º

    • 0200

      Patchy rain possible

      45º

    • 0300

      Patchy rain possible

      45º

    • 0400

      Patchy rain possible

      45º

    • 0500

      Patchy rain possible

      45º

    • 05 54

      SUNRISE https://yoy19n.5gcdn.net/ext/auto?src=https%3A%2F%2Fassets.holiday-weather.com%2Fimages%2Fmobile%2Fweather_icons%2Fpng%2Fsunrise.png&sig=f76571d3bb8e6eeb2008832566a9aec585b689da4062410fc980a87bb4d74203
    We only display hourly forecasts for up to 14 days 😢
    We only display hourly forecasts for up to 14 days 😢
    • 0600

      Patchy rain possible

      46º

    • 0700

      Patchy rain possible

      48º

    • 0800

      Patchy rain possible

      10º

      50º

    • 0900

      Patchy rain possible

      11º

      52º

    • 1000

      Patchy rain possible

      12º

      54º

    • 1100

      Patchy rain possible

      12º

      54º

    • 1200

      Patchy rain possible

      13º

      55º

    • 1300

      Patchy rain possible

      13º

      55º

    • 1400

      Patchy rain possible

      13º

      55º

    • 1500

      Patchy rain possible

      14º

      57º

    • 1600

      Patchy rain possible

      13º

      55º

    • 1700

      Patchy rain possible

      13º

      55º

    • 1800

      Patchy rain possible

      12º

      54º

    • 1900

      Patchy rain possible

      11º

      52º

    • 2000

      Patchy rain possible

      10º

      50º

    • 20 24

      SUNSET https://yoy19n.5gcdn.net/ext/auto?src=https%3A%2F%2Fassets.holiday-weather.com%2Fimages%2Fmobile%2Fweather_icons%2Fpng%2Fsunset.png&sig=341ecd45a4425fb0425d567e6637fa5fd0f82bc67f312a69d4a584b7e87a36d9
    • 2100

      Patchy rain possible

      48º

    • 2200

      Patchy rain possible

      46º

    • 2300

      Patchy rain possible

      46º

    • 0000

      Fri

      Patchy rain possible

      45º

    • 0100

      Patchy rain possible

      45º

    • 0200

      Patchy rain possible

      43º

    • 0300

      Patchy rain possible

      43º

    • 0400

      Patchy rain possible

      43º

    • 0500

      Patchy rain possible

      43º

    • 05 51

      SUNRISE https://yoy19n.5gcdn.net/ext/auto?src=https%3A%2F%2Fassets.holiday-weather.com%2Fimages%2Fmobile%2Fweather_icons%2Fpng%2Fsunrise.png&sig=f76571d3bb8e6eeb2008832566a9aec585b689da4062410fc980a87bb4d74203
    We only display hourly forecasts for up to 14 days 😢
    We only display hourly forecasts for up to 14 days 😢
    • 0600

      Patchy rain possible

      45º

    • 0700

      Patchy rain possible

      46º

    • 0800

      Patchy rain possible

      10º

      50º

    • 0900

      Patchy rain possible

      11º

      52º

    • 1000

      Patchy rain possible

      11º

      52º

    • 1100

      Patchy rain possible

      12º

      54º

    • 1200

      Patchy rain possible

      13º

      55º

    • 1300

      Patchy rain possible

      13º

      55º

    • 1400

      Patchy rain possible

      13º

      55º

    • 1500

      Patchy rain possible

      13º

      55º

    • 1600

      Patchy rain possible

      13º

      55º

    • 1700

      Patchy rain possible

      12º

      54º

    • 1800

      Patchy rain possible

      11º

      52º

    • 1900

      Patchy rain possible

      10º

      50º

    • 2000

      Patchy rain possible

      48º

    • 20 26

      SUNSET https://yoy19n.5gcdn.net/ext/auto?src=https%3A%2F%2Fassets.holiday-weather.com%2Fimages%2Fmobile%2Fweather_icons%2Fpng%2Fsunset.png&sig=341ecd45a4425fb0425d567e6637fa5fd0f82bc67f312a69d4a584b7e87a36d9
    • 2100

      Patchy rain possible

      46º

    • 2200

      Patchy rain possible

      46º

    • 2300

      Patchy rain possible

      45º

    • 0000

      Sat

      Patchy rain possible

      45º

    • 0100

      Patchy rain possible

      45º

    • 0200

      Patchy rain possible

      45º

    • 0300

      Patchy rain possible

      45º

    • 0400

      Patchy rain possible

      45º

    • 0500

      Patchy rain possible

      45º

    • 05 51

      SUNRISE https://yoy19n.5gcdn.net/ext/auto?src=https%3A%2F%2Fassets.holiday-weather.com%2Fimages%2Fmobile%2Fweather_icons%2Fpng%2Fsunrise.png&sig=f76571d3bb8e6eeb2008832566a9aec585b689da4062410fc980a87bb4d74203
    We only display hourly forecasts for up to 14 days 😢
    We only display hourly forecasts for up to 14 days 😢
    • 0600

      Patchy rain possible

      45º

    • 0700

      Patchy rain possible

      48º

    • 0800

      Partly cloudy

      10º

      50º

    • 0900

      Patchy rain possible

      11º

      52º

    • 1000

      Patchy rain possible

      12º

      54º

    • 1100

      Patchy rain possible

      13º

      55º

    • 1200

      Patchy rain possible

      13º

      55º

    • 1300

      Patchy rain possible

      14º

      57º

    • 1400

      Patchy rain possible

      14º

      57º

    • 1500

      Patchy rain possible

      14º

      57º

    • 1600

      Patchy rain possible

      13º

      55º

    • 1700

      Patchy rain possible

      13º

      55º

    • 1800

      Patchy rain possible

      12º

      54º

    • 1900

      Patchy rain possible

      11º

      52º

    • 2000

      Patchy rain possible

      10º

      50º

    • 20 28

      SUNSET https://yoy19n.5gcdn.net/ext/auto?src=https%3A%2F%2Fassets.holiday-weather.com%2Fimages%2Fmobile%2Fweather_icons%2Fpng%2Fsunset.png&sig=341ecd45a4425fb0425d567e6637fa5fd0f82bc67f312a69d4a584b7e87a36d9
    • 2100

      Patchy rain possible

      48º

    • 2200

      Patchy rain possible

      46º

    • 2300

      Patchy rain possible

      46º

    • 0000

      Sun

      Patchy rain possible

      46º

    • 0100

      Patchy rain possible

      45º

    • 0200

      Patchy rain possible

      45º

    • 0300

      Patchy rain possible

      45º

    • 0400

      Patchy rain possible

      45º

    • 0500

      Patchy rain possible

      45º

    • 05 51

      SUNRISE https://yoy19n.5gcdn.net/ext/auto?src=https%3A%2F%2Fassets.holiday-weather.com%2Fimages%2Fmobile%2Fweather_icons%2Fpng%2Fsunrise.png&sig=f76571d3bb8e6eeb2008832566a9aec585b689da4062410fc980a87bb4d74203
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
    We only display hourly forecasts for up to 14 days 😢
    We only display hourly forecasts for up to 14 days 😢
    • 0600

      Patchy rain possible

      46º

    • 0700

      Patchy rain possible

      10º

      50º

    • 0800

      Patchy rain possible

      11º

      52º

    • 0900

      Patchy rain possible

      12º

      54º

    • 1000

      Patchy rain possible

      13º

      55º

    • 1100

      Patchy rain possible

      14º

      57º

    • 1200

      Patchy rain possible

      15º

      59º

    • 1300

      Patchy rain possible

      15º

      59º

    • 1400

      Patchy rain possible

      15º

      59º

    • 1500

      Patchy rain possible

      15º

      59º

    • 1600

      Patchy rain possible

      15º

      59º

    • 1700

      Patchy rain possible

      14º

      57º

    • 1800

      Patchy rain possible

      13º

      55º

    • 1900

      Partly cloudy

      12º

      54º

    • 2000

      Partly cloudy

      11º

      52º

    • 20 29

      SUNSET https://yoy19n.5gcdn.net/ext/auto?src=https%3A%2F%2Fassets.holiday-weather.com%2Fimages%2Fmobile%2Fweather_icons%2Fpng%2Fsunset.png&sig=341ecd45a4425fb0425d567e6637fa5fd0f82bc67f312a69d4a584b7e87a36d9
    • 2100

      Partly cloudy

      10º

      50º

    • 2200

      Partly cloudy

      48º

    • 2300

      Partly cloudy

      48º

    • 0000

      Mon

      Partly cloudy

      48º

    • 0100

      Partly cloudy

      46º

    • 0200

      Partly cloudy

      46º

    • 0300

      Partly cloudy

      46º

    • 0400

      Partly cloudy

      46º

    • 0500

      Partly cloudy

      46º

    • 05 49

      SUNRISE https://yoy19n.5gcdn.net/ext/auto?src=https%3A%2F%2Fassets.holiday-weather.com%2Fimages%2Fmobile%2Fweather_icons%2Fpng%2Fsunrise.png&sig=f76571d3bb8e6eeb2008832566a9aec585b689da4062410fc980a87bb4d74203
    We only display hourly forecasts for up to 14 days 😢
    We only display hourly forecasts for up to 14 days 😢
    • 0600

      Patchy rain possible

      48º

    • 0700

      Patchy rain possible

      10º

      50º

    • 0800

      Patchy rain possible

      12º

      54º

    • 0900

      Patchy rain possible

      13º

      55º

    • 1000

      Patchy rain possible

      14º

      57º

    • 1100

      Patchy rain possible

      15º

      59º

    • 1200

      Patchy rain possible

      15º

      59º

    • 1300

      Patchy rain possible

      16º

      61º

    • 1400

      Patchy rain possible

      16º

      61º

    • 1500

      Patchy rain possible

      16º

      61º

    • 1600

      Patchy rain possible

      15º

      59º

    • 1700

      Patchy rain possible

      15º

      59º

    • 1800

      Patchy rain possible

      14º

      57º

    • 1900

      Patchy rain possible

      13º

      55º

    • 2000

      Partly cloudy

      12º

      54º

    • 20 31

      SUNSET https://yoy19n.5gcdn.net/ext/auto?src=https%3A%2F%2Fassets.holiday-weather.com%2Fimages%2Fmobile%2Fweather_icons%2Fpng%2Fsunset.png&sig=341ecd45a4425fb0425d567e6637fa5fd0f82bc67f312a69d4a584b7e87a36d9
    • 2100

      Partly cloudy

      11º

      52º

    • 2200

      Partly cloudy

      10º

      50º

    • 2300

      Patchy rain possible

      10º

      50º

    • 0000

      Tue

      Patchy rain possible

      48º

    • 0100

      Patchy rain possible

      48º

    • 0200

      Patchy rain possible

      48º

    • 0300

      Patchy rain possible

      46º

    • 0400

      Patchy rain possible

      46º

    • 0500

      Patchy rain possible

      46º

    • 05 49

      SUNRISE https://yoy19n.5gcdn.net/ext/auto?src=https%3A%2F%2Fassets.holiday-weather.com%2Fimages%2Fmobile%2Fweather_icons%2Fpng%2Fsunrise.png&sig=f76571d3bb8e6eeb2008832566a9aec585b689da4062410fc980a87bb4d74203
    We only display hourly forecasts for up to 14 days 😢
    We only display hourly forecasts for up to 14 days 😢
    • 0600

      Patchy rain possible

      48º

    • 0700

      Patchy rain possible

      11º

      52º

    • 0800

      Patchy rain possible

      12º

      54º

    • 0900

      Patchy rain possible

      13º

      55º

    • 1000

      Patchy rain possible

      14º

      57º

    • 1100

      Patchy rain possible

      15º

      59º

    • 1200

      Patchy rain possible

      16º

      61º

    • 1300

      Patchy rain possible

      17º

      63º

    • 1400

      Patchy rain possible

      17º

      63º

    • 1500

      Partly cloudy

      17º

      63º

    • 1600

      Patchy rain possible

      16º

      61º

    • 1700

      Patchy rain possible

      16º

      61º

    • 1800

      Patchy rain possible

      15º

      59º

    • 1900

      Partly cloudy

      14º

      57º

    • 2000

      Patchy rain possible

      12º

      54º

    • 20 32

      SUNSET https://yoy19n.5gcdn.net/ext/auto?src=https%3A%2F%2Fassets.holiday-weather.com%2Fimages%2Fmobile%2Fweather_icons%2Fpng%2Fsunset.png&sig=341ecd45a4425fb0425d567e6637fa5fd0f82bc67f312a69d4a584b7e87a36d9
    • 2100

      Patchy rain possible

      11º

      52º

    • 2200

      Patchy rain possible

      10º

      50º

    • 2300

      Patchy rain possible

      10º

      50º

    • 0000

      Wed

      Patchy rain possible

      10º

      50º

    • 0100

      Patchy rain possible

      10º

      50º

    • 0200

      Patchy rain possible

      48º

    • 0300

      Patchy rain possible

      48º

    • 0400

      Patchy rain possible

      48º

    • 0500

      Patchy rain possible

      48º

    • 05 49

      SUNRISE https://yoy19n.5gcdn.net/ext/auto?src=https%3A%2F%2Fassets.holiday-weather.com%2Fimages%2Fmobile%2Fweather_icons%2Fpng%2Fsunrise.png&sig=f76571d3bb8e6eeb2008832566a9aec585b689da4062410fc980a87bb4d74203
    We only display hourly forecasts for up to 14 days 😢
    We only display hourly forecasts for up to 14 days 😢
    • 0600

      Patchy rain possible

      10º

      50º

    • 0700

      Patchy rain possible

      11º

      52º

    • 0800

      Patchy rain possible

      12º

      54º

    • 0900

      Patchy rain possible

      13º

      55º

    • 1000

      Patchy rain possible

      14º

      57º

    • 1100

      Patchy rain possible

      15º

      59º

    • 1200

      Patchy rain possible

      15º

      59º

    • 1300

      Patchy rain possible

      16º

      61º

    • 1400

      Patchy rain possible

      16º

      61º

    • 1500

      Patchy rain possible

      16º

      61º

    • 1600

      Patchy rain possible

      15º

      59º

    • 1700

      Patchy rain possible

      15º

      59º

    • 1800

      Patchy rain possible

      14º

      57º

    • 1900

      Patchy rain possible

      13º

      55º

    • 2000

      Patchy rain possible

      12º

      54º

    • 20 34

      SUNSET https://yoy19n.5gcdn.net/ext/auto?src=https%3A%2F%2Fassets.holiday-weather.com%2Fimages%2Fmobile%2Fweather_icons%2Fpng%2Fsunset.png&sig=341ecd45a4425fb0425d567e6637fa5fd0f82bc67f312a69d4a584b7e87a36d9
    • 2100

      Patchy rain possible

      11º

      52º

    • 2200

      Patchy rain possible

      11º

      52º

    • 2300

      Patchy rain possible

      10º

      50º

    • 0000

      Thu

      Patchy rain possible

      10º

      50º

    • 0100

      Patchy rain possible

      48º

    • 0200

      Patchy rain possible

      48º

    • 0300

      Patchy rain possible

      48º

    • 0400

      Patchy rain possible

      48º

    • 0500

      Patchy rain possible

      48º

    • 05 47

      SUNRISE https://yoy19n.5gcdn.net/ext/auto?src=https%3A%2F%2Fassets.holiday-weather.com%2Fimages%2Fmobile%2Fweather_icons%2Fpng%2Fsunrise.png&sig=f76571d3bb8e6eeb2008832566a9aec585b689da4062410fc980a87bb4d74203
    We only display hourly forecasts for up to 14 days 😢
    We only display hourly forecasts for up to 14 days 😢
    • 0600

      Patchy rain possible

      10º

      50º

    • 0700

      Patchy rain possible

      11º

      52º

    • 0800

      Patchy rain possible

      13º

      55º

    • 0900

      Patchy rain possible

      14º

      57º

    • 1000

      Patchy rain possible

      15º

      59º

    • 1100

      Patchy rain possible

      15º

      59º

    • 1200

      Patchy rain possible

      16º

      61º

    • 1300

      Patchy rain possible

      16º

      61º

    • 1400

      Patchy rain possible

      16º

      61º

    • 1500

      Patchy rain possible

      16º

      61º

    • 1600

      Patchy rain possible

      15º

      59º

    • 1700

      Patchy rain possible

      15º

      59º

    • 1800

      Patchy rain possible

      14º

      57º

    • 1900

      Patchy rain possible

      13º

      55º

    • 2000

      Patchy rain possible

      12º

      54º

    • 20 36

      SUNSET https://yoy19n.5gcdn.net/ext/auto?src=https%3A%2F%2Fassets.holiday-weather.com%2Fimages%2Fmobile%2Fweather_icons%2Fpng%2Fsunset.png&sig=341ecd45a4425fb0425d567e6637fa5fd0f82bc67f312a69d4a584b7e87a36d9
    • 2100

      Patchy rain possible

      11º

      52º

    • 2200

      Patchy rain possible

      10º

      50º

    • 2300

      Patchy rain possible

      10º

      50º

    • 0000

      Fri

      Patchy rain possible

      10º

      50º

    • 0100

      Patchy rain possible

      10º

      50º

    • 0200

      Patchy rain possible

      48º

    • 0300

      Patchy rain possible

      48º

    • 0400

      Patchy rain possible

      48º

    • 0500

      Patchy rain possible

      48º

    • 05 47

      SUNRISE https://yoy19n.5gcdn.net/ext/auto?src=https%3A%2F%2Fassets.holiday-weather.com%2Fimages%2Fmobile%2Fweather_icons%2Fpng%2Fsunrise.png&sig=f76571d3bb8e6eeb2008832566a9aec585b689da4062410fc980a87bb4d74203
    We only display hourly forecasts for up to 14 days 😢
    We only display hourly forecasts for up to 14 days 😢
    • 0600

      Patchy rain possible

      10º

      50º

    • 0700

      Patchy rain possible

      11º

      52º

    • 0800

      Patchy rain possible

      12º

      54º

    • 0900

      Patchy rain possible

      13º

      55º

    • 1000

      Patchy rain possible

      14º

      57º

    • 1100

      Patchy rain possible

      15º

      59º

    • 1200

      Patchy rain possible

      15º

      59º

    • 1300

      Patchy rain possible

      15º

      59º

    • 1400

      Patchy rain possible

      15º

      59º

    • 1500

      Patchy rain possible

      15º

      59º

    • 1600

      Patchy rain possible

      15º

      59º

    • 1700

      Patchy rain possible

      14º

      57º

    • 1800

      Patchy rain possible

      13º

      55º

    • 1900

      Patchy rain possible

      12º

      54º

    • 2000

      Patchy rain possible

      11º

      52º

    • 20 37

      SUNSET https://yoy19n.5gcdn.net/ext/auto?src=https%3A%2F%2Fassets.holiday-weather.com%2Fimages%2Fmobile%2Fweather_icons%2Fpng%2Fsunset.png&sig=341ecd45a4425fb0425d567e6637fa5fd0f82bc67f312a69d4a584b7e87a36d9
    • 2100

      Patchy rain possible

      10º

      50º

    • 2200

      Patchy rain possible

      10º

      50º

    • 2300

      Patchy rain possible

      48º

    We only display hourly forecasts for up to 14 days 😢
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18 Avg 12º 54º
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20 Avg 12º 54º
21 Avg 13º 55º
22 Avg 15º 59º
23 Avg 15º 59º
24 Avg 14º 57º
25 Avg 14º 57º
26 Avg 15º 59º
27 Avg 17º 63º
28 Avg 15º 59º
29 Avg 15º 59º
30 Avg 15º 59º
31 Avg 15º 59º
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What's the Weather Like in London in May?

May is a very pleasant time to visit LondonUK, when the weather is mild and the flowers are blooming.

How Warm Is London In May?

At this time of year, the average temperature for the month is 14°C, considerably warmer than any of the previous months. 

Warmest and Coldest May in London

In recent times, the highest ever recorded temperature for London in May is 32°C, with the lowest ever recorded temperature being 3°C.

Does It Rain In May In London?

With 50mm of rainfall spread across an average of 15 days of the month, it's highly likely you'll experience at least some type of precipitation during your visit.

Does It Snow In London In May?

Snow is almost unheard of at this time of year. If you don't want to risk any rainfall ruining your holiday, you're best off planning your visit for the second week in May.

How Cloudy Is London In May?

London generally experiences a lot of cloud coverage throughout the year and May is no exception. The median cloud coverage for this month is 70% which does not vary substantially across the month. Despite the rain and cloudy spells, May is almost never affected by any foggy days.

London Sunshine Hours In May

Just like in April, London enjoys an average of eight hours of sunshine each day throughout May. As the month progresses, the number of sunshine hours and daylight hours both rise. 

Is May a Windy Month In London?

During May, typical wind speeds vary from mild to moderate breezes.

London Hotels in May

The Z Hotel

The Z Hotel is a clean and basic hotel offering extremely good value if you are looking for some where near the buzz of the West End with Selfridges and Oxford Street a 10 minute walk away as well as Regents Park and it's famous zoo. Baker street, Marylebone, Edgware Road and Marylebone are all a short walk away offering shops, bars, theatres and London landmarks.

Motel One

For a low budget but comfortable stay try the Motel One in Tower Hill; you can't beat the location of this hotel with Tower Bridge, the Tower of London and St Paul's Cathedral just moments away. Aldgate Underground station is a mere 3-minute walk away and the hotel's location allows visitors to explore the local neighbourhood and its contrasting architectural styles. 

Laslett

For a unique stay in the heart of Notting Hill, stay at the Laslett - a 4 star hotel that derives its name from the famous founder of the Notting Hill Carnival. The hotel has a contemporary feel and has an eclectic collection of art work, 51 stylish guest rooms along with the Henderson Bar and Coffee shop. The hotel is inspired by the Notting Hill cultural vibe and describes itself as "a truly British hotel". 

Premier Inn London Kensington

Families and couples who plan sightseeing during their holiday in London should check out the Premier Inn London Kensington (Olympia). Located just 15 minutes away from the Earls Court and Olympia Exhibition Centres, ten minutes from Kensington High Street where you'll find loads of shops, cafes, bars and restaurants, and five minutes from the nearest tube station, this hotel is set inside a handsome Victorian building.  Onsite services and facilities include free WiFi access throughout and Thyme Restaurant which serves breakfast, snacks and evening meals. Note that no parking is available onsite.

Piccadilly London West End

With the famous west end on your doorstep,  the Piccadilly London West End on the Shaftesbury Avenue is the ideal place to explore the best of London. The hotel offers high spec rooms with every conceivable comfort incuding tea and coffee making facilities. Located in the theatre district you can catch any of the famed west end shows, stroll down to the shopping district of Oxford Street and take in all of London's famed monuments and architecture. 

Bars and Restaurants

Sappho Meze Bar

A great budget dining choice is to head to one of London's many Mediterranean or Greek meze restaurants. Sappho Meze Bar on Clapham High Street is extremely affordable, very highly rated and boasts honest, hearty Greek dishes. Try their homemade breads dipped in authentic, loving prepared tzatziki and hummus.

108 Garage

For amazing food in a funky setting head to 108 Garage in the trendy Notting Hill district. This restaurant was originally a garage, but has had a new lease of life as a quirky restaurant. The quality of the food, which is of an Asian-British fusion style is highly acclaimed by London's top restaurant critics. Booking is a must!   

Daphne Restaurant

For special occasions, Daphne Restaurant in Camden is an excellent Greek restaurant worth exploring. The beef stifado is said to melt in your mouth, and the moussaka is second-to-none. Authentic and friendly Greek hospitality is another reason why diners keep coming back!

Estiatorio Milos

Estiatorio Milos at St James's is an exceptional Greek restaurant serving freshly-caught Mediterranean fish which is also sold at their on site fish market. Personally select the fish of your choice and be able to decide exactly how you'd like it cooked.

Things to do in London in May

Chiswick House

Visit Chiswick House and its gardens if you're keen to explore some British stately home heritage. Designed by Lord Burlington in the 18th century,  its architecture was inspired by his trips to Italy and is one the earliest examples of the English "neo-palladian" style. A short journey from the centre of town by public transport, this surely ranks as one of London's best-kept secrets.

Regent's Park

The weather is quite dry and mild in London in May, so make the most of a bright and sunny day by spending it at Regent's Park. Designed by John Nash, this park covers 395 acres and incorporates the Queen Mary's Gardens which is home to over 30,000 roses of around 400 varieties, in addition to the restored William Andrews Nestfield's Avenue Gardens. Regent's Park also features excellent sports facilities which cover almost 100 acres, making it the largest outdoor sports area in Central London. 

Jersey Boys

Musical lovers won't want to miss the chance to see the Jersey Boys at the Prince Edward Theatre. This popular show tells the story of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons by taking the audience back to the 60s, incorporating loads of toe-tapping songs along the way, such as Can't Take My Eye Off You and Bye Bye Baby. A great night out for anyone who loves upbeat tunes, Jersey Boys is a phenomenal combination of music, passion, rivalry and jealousy which is sure to leave you singing along.

Museum of Brands, Packaging and Advertising

For a museum with a difference, it's got to be the Museum of Brands, Packaging and Advertising. Great fun for the whole family to enjoy, this museum is packed full of brands, packs, posters, adverts, fads, fashions, toys and games which combine to reveal the history of consumer culture from the Victorian era until today. With more than 12,000 original items to admire, you'll need a fair few hours to really get the most out of your visit. After you've had your fill of exhibits, fill your stomach at the tea room or pop into the gift shop to snap up some retro-inspired presents for friends and family back home.

National Portrait Gallery

If you want to visit an art gallery, consider taking a trip to the National Portrait Gallery. Founded in 1856 to collect portraits of British people, this art gallery is now home to more than 195,000 portraits, from the 16th century all the way up to the present day. In addition to the staggering number of permanent art collections, the National Portrait Gallery is also home to several temporary exhibits which change every few months.

The British Library

The British Library is another attraction definitely worth a visit during your holiday. Located just a short walk away from St Pancras Station, the British Library is home to more than 150 million manuscripts, newspapers, maps, prints, magazines, drawings, patents and music scores written in a variety of languages, 8 million stamps and the world's earliest dated printed book the Diamond Sutra.

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