Destination guide

The riverside setting of Richmond is ready to explore

Enjoy the history and other features of Richmond. Well known for its gardens, riverfront and cafés, this welcoming city won't disappoint. Take in top local attractions like Kew Palace and Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. 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 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 vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Richmond a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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 features

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 vacation in Richmond. Here are a few of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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

Traveling to and around Richmond

Fly into London (LHR-Heathrow), the closest airport, located 6.8 mi (11 km) from the city center. 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 traveling by train, Richmond Station, Richmond North Sheen Station and Richmond Kew Gardens Station are the main stations in the city. Utilize the area's public transportation and catch a ride on the metro at Richmond Underground Station or Kew Gardens Underground Station to easily get around the city.

Can I find a vacation rental around Richmond?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 148 vacation rentals near Richmond. From 67 Houses to 71 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 Richmond for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Richmond:

  • Central London: 6,707 vacation rentals
  • Kensington: 4,014 vacation rentals
  • Covent Garden: 936 vacation rentals
  • Notting Hill: 2,263 vacation rentals
  • Mayfair: 1,586 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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

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

  • Richmond Park: 12,108 vacation rentals
  • Richmond Station: 12,116 vacation rentals
  • Richmond North Sheen Station: 12,114 vacation rentals
  • Back of Beyond Adventures: 12,131 vacation rentals
  • Richmond Green: 12,116 vacation 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 vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Richmond?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 67 Houses in Richmond. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Richmond include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 71 rentals available
  • Cabins: 3 rentals available
  • Cottages: 3 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 Richmond?

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

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