Destination guide

Friendly Leatherhead will entice you

The countryside, lake and gardens display a scene truly unique to Leatherhead. This welcoming and relaxing city entices travellers with its restaurants and bars. The Lightbox and Legoland are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in and around Leatherhead

Are you looking for things to do in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Leatherhead a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Legoland (16.7 mi / 26.9 km)
  • London Dungeon (18.9 mi / 30.4 km)
  • Chessington World of Adventures (5.6 mi / 8.9 km)
  • Thorpe Park (10 mi / 16.2 km)
  • Twickenham Stadium (11.9 mi / 19.1 km)
  • Wimbledon Tennis Club (12.7 mi / 20.5 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Leatherhead

Travellers love Leatherhead for its pristine countryside and beautiful gardens. Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Leatherhead is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (14.4 mi / 23.1 km)
  • Battersea Park (16.7 mi / 26.9 km)
  • Kensington Gardens (17.7 mi / 28.5 km)
  • Hyde Park (17.9 mi / 28.7 km)
  • St. James Park (18.5 mi / 29.7 km)
  • Russell Square (19.8 mi / 31.8 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Leatherhead

The nearest airport is in London (LGW-Gatwick), located 13 mi (20.9 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into London (LHR-Heathrow), which is 13.2 mi (21.2 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Leatherhead Bookham Station, Leatherhead Effingham Junction Station and Leatherhead Horsley Station are the main stations in the city.

Where to stay near Leatherhead?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 563 holiday rentals near Leatherhead. From 263 Houses to 244 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Leatherhead is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Central London: 6,593 holiday homes
  • Covent Garden: 961 holiday homes
  • Kensington: 3,916 holiday homes
  • Notting Hill: 2,233 holiday homes
  • London City Centre: 6,690 holiday homes

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

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

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

  • Leatherhead Station: 10,057 holiday rentals
  • Leatherhead Museum: 9,714 holiday rentals
  • KBR Headquarters: 10,388 holiday rentals
  • Oxshott Station: 11,108 holiday rentals
  • Effingham Golf Club: 5,019 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Leatherhead 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 Leatherhead?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 263 Houses in Leatherhead. Our other popular types of Leatherhead holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 244 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 21 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 21 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Leatherhead?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 20 holiday homes with pool available in Leatherhead. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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