Destination guide

Delight in the natural landscape of Dorking

Take a vacation 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-sees in the area. A vacation 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 vacation home and check out everything that makes Dorking a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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 features

Exploring the natural landscape of Dorking

Whether you're an adventurous traveler 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 center:

  • 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

Traveling to and around Dorking

The nearest airport is in London (LGW-Gatwick), located 9 mi (14.4 km) from the city center. 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 around Dorking?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 232 vacation rentals near Dorking. From 99 Houses to 64 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 Dorking for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Dorking Museum and Heritage Centre: 3,061 vacation rentals
  • Dorking West Station: 3,571 vacation rentals
  • Betchworth Park Golf Club: 4,490 vacation rentals
  • Dorking Deepdene Station: 4,286 vacation rentals
  • Leith Hill Tower: 586 vacation 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 vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Dorking?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 99 Houses in Dorking. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Dorking include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 64 rentals available
  • Cabins: 40 rentals available
  • Cottages: 40 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 Dorking?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 16 vacation rentals with pool available in Dorking. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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