Destination guide

Friendly Kingston Upon Thames will entice you

The gardens and riverfront create a pretty picture of Kingston Upon Thames. Revered for its bars, restaurants and university setting, this city is both welcoming and walkable. Hampton Court Palace and Twickenham Stoop are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in Kingston Upon Thames

Are you searching for attractions to visit during your stay? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that Kingston Upon Thames has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • London Dungeon (9.4 mi / 15.2 km)
  • Legoland (15.7 mi / 25.2 km)
  • Twickenham Stadium (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Wimbledon Tennis Club (3.5 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Chessington World of Adventures (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
  • Stamford Bridge Stadium (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the gardens and other natural features in Kingston Upon Thames

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Kingston Upon Thames is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Sky Garden (11 mi / 17.7 km)
  • Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
  • Battersea Park (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
  • Kensington Gardens (7.9 mi / 12.6 km)
  • Hyde Park (8 mi / 13 km)
  • St. James Park (8.9 mi / 14.3 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Kingston Upon Thames

The nearest airport is in London (LHR-Heathrow), located 7.9 mi (12.7 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into London (LCY-London City), which is 15.8 mi (25.4 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Kingston Upon Thames Norbiton Station, Kingston Station and Kingston Upon Thames Hampton Wick Station are the main stations that serve the city.

How many holiday rentals are available around Kingston-upon-Thames?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 7,633 holiday lettings around Kingston-upon-Thames. From 5,876 flats & apartments to 1,459 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Kingston-upon-Thames?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Kingston-upon-Thames. From travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • London: 10,638 holiday homes
  • Warner Bros. Studio Tour London: 8,840 holiday homes
  • South East England: 19,248 holiday homes
  • City of Westminster: 4,125 holiday homes
  • London Borough of Tower Hamlets: 1,278 holiday homes offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Kingston-upon-Thames! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Kingston-upon-Thames?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Kingston-upon-Thames with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • London: 10,638 holiday lettings
  • Guildford: 325 holiday lettings
  • Windsor: 577 holiday lettings
  • Woking: 441 holiday lettings
  • Dorking: 255 holiday lettings

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

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Kingston-upon-Thames?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of self catering accommodations near to airports. Airports with a large selection of self catering accommodations in Kingston-upon-Thames are:

  • Heathrow Airport (LHR): 10,512 self catering accommodations
  • Gatwick Airport (LGW): 649 self catering accommodations
  • Northolt (NHT-RAF Northolt): 10,730 self catering accommodations

For other airports, 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 in Kingston-upon-Thames? offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Kingston-upon-Thames. From travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Warner Bros. Studio Tour London: 8,840 holiday rentals
  • Wembley Central Station: 10,989 holiday rentals
  • London Mansion House: 10,662 holiday rentals
  • London Bridge: 7,604 holiday rentals
  • O2 Arena: 10,650 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Kingston-upon-Thames listed on where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

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