Destination guide

Delight in the natural landscape of Dorking

Take a holiday to Dorking and enjoy the area's wineries, culture and museums. This city is well-known for its wildlife and gardens. The Lightbox and Chessington World of Adventures are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Dorking

Are you hoping to find attractions to visit during your stay? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Dorking a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Chessington World of Adventures (8.4 mi / 13.5 km)
  • Thorpe Park (14.3 mi / 23 km)
  • Wimbledon Tennis Club (15 mi / 24.1 km)
  • Twickenham Stadium (15.4 mi / 24.8 km)
  • Stamford Bridge Stadium (18.3 mi / 29.4 km)
  • Denbies Wine Estate (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Dorking

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Dorking 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 centre:

  • Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (17.6 mi / 28.3 km)
  • Battersea Park (18.8 mi / 30.3 km)
  • Sheffield Park Garden (21.8 mi / 35 km)
  • Box Hill (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Barons Cave (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Tunnel Road Caves (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Dorking

The nearest airport is in London (LGW-Gatwick), located 9 mi (14.4 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into London (LHR-Heathrow), which is 17.3 mi (27.8 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Dorking West Station, Dorking Deepdene Station and Dorking Station are the main stations that serve the city.

Where to stay near Dorking?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 245 holiday rentals near Dorking. From 108 Houses to 75 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Dorking for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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

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 Dorking:

  • Central London: 6,665 holiday homes
  • Covent Garden: 930 holiday homes
  • Kensington: 4,000 holiday homes
  • Notting Hill: 2,254 holiday homes
  • London City Centre: 6,772 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 Dorking?

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

  • Dorking West Station: 3,663 holiday rentals
  • Leith Hill Tower: 648 holiday rentals
  • Betchworth Park Golf Club: 4,596 holiday rentals
  • Holmwood Station: 797 holiday rentals
  • Denbies Wine Estate: 4,964 holiday rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 108 Houses in Dorking. Our other popular types of Dorking holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 75 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 41 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 41 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 Dorking?

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

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