Destination guide

Why people love visiting cozy Orpington

The area's culture and history are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Orpington. This welcoming city is known for its university setting, parks and bars. O2 Arena and Tower of London are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in Orpington

Are you hoping to find top things to see and do while you're in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Orpington a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • London Dungeon (13.4 mi / 21.5 km)
  • Royal Observatory (8.8 mi / 14.2 km)
  • Sea Life London Aquarium (13.4 mi / 21.5 km)
  • Coca-Cola London Eye (13.4 mi / 21.6 km)
  • Wimbledon Tennis Club (14.3 mi / 23.1 km)
  • BT Tower (14.9 mi / 24 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Orpington

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Orpington is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Sky Garden (12.8 mi / 20.6 km)
  • South Park (13.2 mi / 21.3 km)
  • Greenwich Park (8.5 mi / 13.7 km)
  • Battersea Park (13.7 mi / 22.1 km)
  • St. James Park (13.9 mi / 22.3 km)
  • Russell Square (14.5 mi / 23.4 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Orpington

The nearest airport is in London (LCY-London City), located 9.8 mi (15.7 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to London (LGW-Gatwick), which is 18.5 mi (29.7 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Orpington Station, Chelsfield Station and Petts Wood Station are the main stations in the area.

Where to stay around Orpington?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 521 vacation rentals near Orpington. From 155 Houses to 333 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Orpington for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Orpington?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Orpington. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • London (ZEP-Victoria Train Station): 11,877 vacation rentals
  • Hyde Park: 8,106 vacation rentals
  • London Paddington Station: 11,939 vacation rentals
  • London Eye: 8,559 vacation rentals
  • London Bridge: 9,960 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Orpington listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Orpington?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 155 Houses in Orpington. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Orpington include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 333 rentals available
  • Cabins: 11 rentals available
  • Cottages: 11 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Orpington?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 21 vacation rentals with pool available in Orpington. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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