Discover a selection of more than 10,000 holiday rentals in London that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo holiday homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including baby high chair and dryer. Prices start at £ 100 per night, and chalets and boats are popular options for a stay in London. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Theatrical London will entice you

Enjoy the area's theatre scene, museums and architecture with a rental holiday home in London. Well known for its art, monuments and entertainment, this cosmopolitan city won't disappoint. The British Museum, O2 Arena and Natural History Museum are a few of the top cultural sights. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.

Things to do

Activities and attractions in London

Are you hoping to discover top things to see and do while you're in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes London a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • London Eye (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Warner Bros. Studio Tour London (17.6 mi / 28.4 km)
  • LEGOLAND® Windsor (22.7 mi / 36.6 km)
  • Sea Life London Aquarium (0.5 mi / 0.9 km)
  • De Vere Grand Connaught Rooms (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Lincoln's Inn Fields (0.8 mi / 1.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in London

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, London is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Hyde Park (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Leicester Square (0.2 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Finsbury Park (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
  • Thames River (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • St. James Park (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Green Park (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around London

Fly into London (LCY-London City), the closest airport, located 7.6 mi (12.3 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Heathrow Airport (LHR), which is 14.1 mi (22.7 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, London Charing Cross Station, Tottenham Court Road Station and London Waterloo Station are the main stations that serve the city. You can see more of London by jumping on the metro at Charing Cross Underground Station, Embankment Station or Leicester Square Underground Station.

What are the top holiday rentals in or near London?

Whether you're after a cosy escape for you and your special someone or somewhere roomy to fit all your friends, you'll find some top holiday rentals in and around London. Here are a couple to start you off:

  • Around 2 miles from the centre of London, it's difficult to beat "Perfect Home In The Heart Of Kensington". It has 2 bedrooms and handy features including free WiFi and a living room.
  • "Seven - Bedroom Luxury Home In The Heart Of London - Westminster" is another top pick, offering 7 bedrooms, a stair gate, books and more. It's around 1 mile from London.

For even more great options, use the search bar at the top of the page to find the perfect London holiday rental for you.

What are the top-rated holiday rentals for weekend getaways in or near London?

Clock out on Friday afternoon and then forget about your worries. If you're chasing some relaxation and fun, these rentals in and near London promise the perfect weekend getaway:

  • Located 2 miles to the southwest of central London, "Splendid, Light And Spacious Apartment Between Fulham And Kings Rd Chelsea" is a good fit for nature lovers and adventure seekers. Find your way to nearby outdoor attractions, such as Serpentine Lake and Greenwich Park. Then, try your hand at activities like ice skating or golf.
  • Alternatively, switch your mind to holiday mode at "Hyde Park On Your Doorstep - Ii". Approximately 2 miles west of London, fun activities around here include ice skating and horse riding. More interested in sightseeing? Pencil in a visit to Cromwell Road and Finsbury Park.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around London?

Studio apartments set the bar high when it comes to location, convenience and affordability. Choose one of these studio apartments for rent in or near London and experience the local culture:

  • Wake up, explore and then do it all over again at "Hyde Park On Your Doorstep - Ii". This property is a popular base for seeing the sights and comes with amenities including WiFi and a free nearby fitness centre.
  • Alternatively, escape to "Large Studio Apartment West Kensington Comfortably", which comes with conveniences such as a nearby laundromat and an oven.

With the cash you save on your studio apartment, you can afford to see more of London. Cultural sights like Willow Cottage Theatre and Tate Modern will help you get a feel for the personality of this destination.

Can I find short term rentals in or near London?

Just because you only have a day or two to spare doesn't mean you have to spend it in a characterless hotel room. Take off on holiday but still have the home comforts you need at one of these short-term rentals in or around London:

  • "Stylish Waterside Apartment, Near The Angel" is close to the heart of London, so you'll have plenty of things to keep you occupied. Visit well-known attractions like Buckingham Palace and Tower of London when you're not kicking back in your cosy rental.
  • Leap out of bed, enjoy a coffee and then begin planning what to explore around "Centrally Located, Well Equipped". Big Ben and Trafalgar Square should be on your radar if you stay at this rental.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near London?

Forget chocolates and roses. Sometimes all you need is to take off for a weekend, just you and your sweetie. At Vrbo, we've got romantic getaways in and around London that would make Cupid swoon. Here are some we think you'll be enamored with:

  • Put on some soothing music and slow dance the nights away at "Perfect Home In The Heart Of Kensington". Around 2 miles from London, this property has everything you could want for a romantic getaway, including shopping facilities and air conditioning.
  • "Seven - Bedroom Luxury Home In The Heart Of London - Westminster" is another popular option that's sure to impress. It's about 1 mile from London and has a fireplace and shopping facilities.

Are there mansions for rent in or near London?

Nothing says "best holiday ever" like staying in a mansion. Treat your family to an unforgettable getaway at one of these mansions for rent in or near London:

  • Located approximately 3 miles to the southwest of London, "1100 Sq Ft Luxury Mansion Flat In Earls Court" is the ideal place to relax and unwind in luxury. Amenities offered here include a restaurant dining guide and a separate dining area.
  • With golf, beauty services and plenty of other awesome amenities, "Beautiful Mansion Bloc Flat. Walking Distance To Museums And Parks" will dazzle you and your guests. This plush retreat is around 3 miles to the west of London.

What's the best place to stay if you're looking to rent a house for a weekend in or near London?

Roughly 1 mile to the west of London, London City Centre is a wonderful spot to rent a holiday home for a weekend. Spend Saturday exploring the local sights and then Sunday being as lazy as you please. City of Westminster is another fantastic place for a weekend visit. It's about 1 mile west of London.

What are the best large group holiday rentals in or near London?

Big groups mean a whole lot of fun. They also mean finding someplace that'll comfortably fit your whole gang. Check out our large group holiday rentals in or around London and get everyone together under the same roof:

  • A great range of amenities including a kitchen and a garden make "Seven - Bedroom Luxury Home In The Heart Of London - Westminster" a winner. This popular property has 7 bedrooms and accommodates up to 12 guests. From the centre of London, it's around 1 mile away to the south.
  • Invite up to 16 of your favourite people to "Mayfair Green Park Upto 22 Person 7bed B" and fill the place with laughter and love. This option has 7 bedrooms and is around 1 mile to the west of London. It's crammed with features to keep your large group comfortable and content, such as a kitchen and a nearby casino.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in or near London?

A pool is often a necessity when choosing where to stay, especially if you're travelling with kids who are full of beans. Browse these houses with a pool in or near London and spend your days splashing around:

  • Treat your loved ones to a memorable stay at "Stunning Central Large 6bedroom House And Garden". There's a lot to love about this escape besides its pool, such as a fenced yard and a garden.
  • Otherwise, enjoy a change of scenery at "Covent Garden On The Strand - Somerset House And Thames Nearby". Along with an invigorating pool, make use of a dishwasher and a TV.

Not sure how to pack for your London escape? This popular destination has an oceanic climate. In the summer months, expect average temperatures ranging from 55null to 70null. Scroll through our selection of London holiday rentals by using the search bar at the top of the page. Simply adjust the filters to get more ideas about where to stay.

What are the best large family holiday rentals in or near London?

No matter if your idea of the perfect escape is up in the hills or down by the sea, you'll enjoy it even more if you share it with those closest to you. Consider one of these large family holiday rentals in or near London and bring the entire crew along:

  • Sleeping as many as 12 guests in 7 bedrooms, "Seven - Bedroom Luxury Home In The Heart Of London - Westminster" is the perfect place for some family time. This top-rated getaway is 1 mile to the south of London and has amenities such as a kitchen island and childrens activities.
  • "Stunning Central Large 6bedroom House And Garden" is another excellent option. It's around 1 mile to the southeast of London, has 6 bedrooms and accommodates up to 11 guests. Handy amenities here include a video library and a garden.

When it's time to step outside your front door, there are loads of family-friendly attractions in the area to keep everyone entertained. Buckingham Palace, Tower Bridge and London Eye should be at the top of your must-do list.

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