Destination guide

The riverfront setting of Richmond is ready to explore

Enjoy the history and other features of Richmond. Well known for its gardens, riverfront and cafes, this welcoming city won't disappoint. Take in top local attractions such as Kew Palace and Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. 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 Richmond

Are you searching for top things to see and do while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Richmond a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • London Dungeon (8.2 mi / 13.2 km)
  • Legoland (15.2 mi / 24.4 km)
  • Twickenham Stadium (2 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Wimbledon Tennis Club (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Stamford Bridge Stadium (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
  • Chessington World of Adventures (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the gardens and other natural features in Richmond

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Richmond. Here are a few of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Sky Garden (9.8 mi / 15.8 km)
  • Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Battersea Park (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • Kensington Gardens (6.1 mi / 9.9 km)
  • Hyde Park (6.4 mi / 10.3 km)
  • St. James Park (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Richmond

Fly into London (LHR-Heathrow), the closest airport, located 6.8 mi (11 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to London (LCY-London City), which is 15.1 mi (24.4 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, Richmond Station, Richmond North Sheen Station and Richmond Kew Gardens Station are the main stations in the city. Utilise the area's public transport and catch a ride on the metro at Richmond Underground Station or Kew Gardens Underground Station to easily get around the city.

Where to stay near Richmond?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 144 holiday rentals near Richmond. From 65 Houses to 70 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Richmond for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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

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 Richmond:

  • Central London: 6,936 holiday homes
  • Covent Garden: 945 holiday homes
  • Kensington: 4,164 holiday homes
  • Notting Hill: 2,368 holiday homes
  • London City Centre: 6,103 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 Richmond?

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

  • Richmond Park: 12,368 holiday rentals
  • Richmond North Sheen Station: 12,354 holiday rentals
  • Minorca Sailing: 9,301 holiday rentals
  • Back of Beyond Adventures: 7,286 holiday rentals
  • Richmond Green: 7,291 holiday rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 65 Houses in Richmond. Our other popular types of Richmond holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 70 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 2 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 2 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 Richmond?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 2 holiday homes with pool available in Richmond. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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