Destination guide

Head to the charming city of Surrey

The riverfront and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Surrey. Travellers especially like the restaurants, shopping and bars in this romantic and welcoming city. For a bit of culture, visit The Lightbox, Mercedes-Benz World or Brooklands Museum. 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 Surrey

Do you want to discover things to do in the city? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that Surrey has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Legoland (17.8 mi / 28.6 km)
  • London Dungeon (21.9 mi / 35.2 km)
  • Chessington World of Adventures (8.6 mi / 13.8 km)
  • Thorpe Park (11.7 mi / 18.8 km)
  • Twickenham Stadium (14.7 mi / 23.7 km)
  • Wimbledon Tennis Club (15.7 mi / 25.3 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Surrey

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Surrey is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Sky Garden (23.3 mi / 37.4 km)
  • Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (17.3 mi / 27.8 km)
  • Battersea Park (19.7 mi / 31.7 km)
  • Kensington Gardens (20.7 mi / 33.3 km)
  • Hyde Park (20.9 mi / 33.6 km)
  • St. James Park (21.5 mi / 34.6 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Surrey

Fly into London (LGW-Gatwick), the closest airport, located 12.8 mi (20.5 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into London (LHR-Heathrow), which is 15.5 mi (24.9 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, Gomshall Station, Leatherhead Horsley Station and Leatherhead Effingham Junction Station are the main stations that serve the city.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Surrey?

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

  • Guildford: 264 holiday rentals
  • Chiswick: 2,535 holiday rentals
  • Croydon: 70 holiday rentals
  • Woking: 309 holiday rentals
  • Epsom and Ewell: 4,772 holiday rentals

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Surrey! Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Surrey?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Surrey with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a perfect city break:

  • Guildford: 264 holiday homes
  • Woking: 309 holiday homes
  • Dorking: 216 holiday homes
  • Englefield Green: 262 holiday homes
  • Redhill: 248 holiday homes

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 Surrey?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of holiday homes near to airports. Airports with a large selection of rentals in Surrey are:

  • Redhill (KRH-RAF Marham): 3,524 holiday houses
  • Heathrow Airport (LHR): 11,112 holiday houses
  • Gatwick Airport (LGW): 566 holiday houses

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

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Surrey?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places to visit in Surrey. From HomeAway travellers, the more popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • East Croydon Station: 11,457 holiday rentals
  • Upper Warlingham Station: 11,172 holiday rentals
  • Wanborough Station: 482 holiday rentals
  • Merstham Station: 9,765 holiday rentals
  • South Croydon Station: 11,407 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Surrey 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 of holiday homes.

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