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The friendly city of Esher awaits you

The gardens and parks provide a pleasant backdrop to your holiday home in Esher. This welcoming and relaxing city entices travellers with its bars and restaurants. The Lightbox and Natural History Museum are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in and around Esher

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Esher a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • London Dungeon (13.9 mi / 22.4 km)
  • Legoland (14.2 mi / 22.8 km)
  • Chessington World of Adventures (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Twickenham Stadium (6.2 mi / 10 km)
  • Thorpe Park (7.1 mi / 11.5 km)
  • Wimbledon Tennis Club (7.8 mi / 12.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Esher

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Esher is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Sky Garden (15.5 mi / 24.9 km)
  • Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (8.7 mi / 14 km)
  • Battersea Park (11.7 mi / 18.9 km)
  • Kensington Gardens (12.4 mi / 20 km)
  • Hyde Park (12.6 mi / 20.3 km)
  • St. James Park (13.5 mi / 21.6 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Esher

Fly into London (LHR-Heathrow), the closest airport, located 8.3 mi (13.4 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into London (LGW-Gatwick), which is 16.7 mi (26.8 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, Claygate Station, Hinchley Wood Station and Esher Station are the main stations in the city.

Where to stay around Esher?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,697 holiday lettings near Esher. From 607 Houses to 1,024 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Esher for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Esher?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Esher:

  • Central London: 6,864 holiday homes
  • Covent Garden: 925 holiday homes
  • Kensington: 4,130 holiday homes
  • Notting Hill: 2,334 holiday homes
  • London City Centre: 6,001 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Esher?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Esher. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Claygate Station: 11,754 holiday lettings
  • Hinchley Wood Station: 12,012 holiday lettings
  • Esher Station: 11,851 holiday lettings
  • Sandown Park: 11,786 holiday lettings
  • Claremont Landscape Garden: 11,396 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Esher listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Esher?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 607 Houses in Esher. Our other popular types of Esher holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 1,024 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 3 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 18 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Esher?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 14 holiday homes with pool available in Esher. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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