Destination guide

Friendly Kingston Upon Thames will entice you

The gardens and riverfront create a pretty picture of Kingston Upon Thames. Well-liked 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-sees in the area. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Kingston Upon Thames

Are you searching for attractions to visit during your stay? Venture out of your cozy vacation 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 center:

  • 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 center:

  • 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

Traveling to and around Kingston Upon Thames

The nearest airport is in London (LHR-Heathrow), located 7.9 mi (12.7 km) from the city center. 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 vacation rentals are available around Kingston-upon-Thames?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 8,475 house rentals around Kingston-upon-Thames. From 6,714 Condos/Apartments to 1,547 Houses, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Kingston-upon-Thames. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular destinations to visit are:

  • London: 11,956 vacation rentals
  • Central London: 6,684 vacation rentals
  • Kensington: 3,937 vacation rentals
  • Covent Garden: 954 vacation rentals
  • Notting Hill: 2,214 vacation rentals

And HomeAway offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Kingston-upon-Thames! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

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

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Kingston-upon-Thames:

  • London: 11,956 rentals
  • Guildford: 321 rentals
  • London Borough of Richmond upon Thames: 10,516 rentals
  • St Albans: 12,222 rentals
  • Beckenham: 8,997 rentals

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

Can I find easy-access vacation rentals when travelling by plane to Kingston-upon-Thames?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of vacation rentals near airports. The airports with a large selection of lodging choices in Kingston-upon-Thames are:

  • Gatwick Airport (LGW): 646 home rentals
  • Heathrow Airport (LHR): 11,087 home rentals
  • Northolt (NHT-RAF Northolt): 11,824 home rentals

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

Near which points of interest can I spend my holiday in Kingston-upon-Thames?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Kingston-upon-Thames. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • London (QQK-King's Cross Train Station): 11,424 vacation homes
  • Hyde Park: 7,739 vacation homes
  • Sloane Square: 11,955 vacation homes
  • London Victoria Rail Station: 11,941 vacation homes
  • Piccadilly Circus: 6,943 vacation homes

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

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