Destination guide

Friendly Kingston Upon Thames will entice you

The gardens and riverfront create a pretty picture of Kingston Upon Thames. Revered for its bars, restaurants and university setting, this city is both welcoming and walkable. Hampton Court Palace and Twickenham Stoop are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in Kingston Upon Thames

Are you searching for attractions to visit during your stay? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that Kingston Upon Thames has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • London Dungeon (9.4 mi / 15.2 km)
  • Legoland (15.7 mi / 25.2 km)
  • Twickenham Stadium (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Wimbledon Tennis Club (3.5 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Chessington World of Adventures (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
  • Stamford Bridge Stadium (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the gardens and other natural features in Kingston Upon Thames

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Kingston Upon Thames 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:

  • Sky Garden (11 mi / 17.7 km)
  • Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
  • Battersea Park (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
  • Kensington Gardens (7.9 mi / 12.6 km)
  • Hyde Park (8 mi / 13 km)
  • St. James Park (8.9 mi / 14.3 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Kingston Upon Thames

The nearest airport is in London (LHR-Heathrow), located 7.9 mi (12.7 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into London (LCY-London City), which is 15.8 mi (25.4 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Kingston Upon Thames Norbiton Station, Kingston Station and Kingston Upon Thames Hampton Wick Station are the main stations that serve the city.

Where to stay near Kingston-upon-Thames?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 8,489 holiday rentals near Kingston-upon-Thames. From 6,745 Condos/Apartments to 1,538 Houses, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover Kingston-upon-Thames area.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Kingston-upon-Thames?

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

  • London: 12,009 holiday rentals
  • Central London: 6,707 holiday rentals
  • Covent Garden: 939 holiday rentals
  • Kensington: 4,002 holiday rentals
  • Notting Hill: 2,263 holiday rentals

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Kingston-upon-Thames! 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 Kingston-upon-Thames?

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

  • London: 12,009 holiday homes
  • Windsor: 541 holiday homes
  • Shepperton: 687 holiday homes
  • Epsom: 3,439 holiday homes
  • Harrow: 8,846 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 Kingston-upon-Thames?

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

  • Heathrow Airport (LHR): 11,699 holiday houses
  • Gatwick Airport (LGW): 638 holiday houses
  • Northolt (NHT-RAF Northolt): 11,913 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 Kingston-upon-Thames?

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

  • Russell Square: 11,975 holiday rentals
  • London Paddington Station: 12,086 holiday rentals
  • Clapham Common: 3,545 holiday rentals
  • Highbury Fields: 11,984 holiday rentals
  • Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew: 12,138 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Kingston-upon-Thames 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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