Destination guide

Friendly Kingston Upon Thames will entice you

The gardens and riverfront create a pretty picture of Kingston Upon Thames. Well-liked 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-sees in the area. With a vacation 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 cozy vacation 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 center:

  • 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 features

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 center:

  • 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

Traveling to and around Kingston Upon Thames

The nearest airport is in London (LHR-Heathrow), located 7.9 mi (12.7 km) from the city center. 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.

Can I find a vacation rental around Kingston-upon-Thames?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 8,293 vacation rentals near Kingston-upon-Thames. From 6,600 Condos/Apartments to 1,494 Houses, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover the 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 holiday trip or just for a weekend in Kingston-upon-Thames. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular destinations to visit are:

  • London: 11,770 vacation rentals
  • Central London: 6,576 vacation rentals
  • Kensington: 3,913 vacation rentals
  • Covent Garden: 887 vacation rentals
  • London (ZEP-Victoria Train Station): 11,781 vacation rentals

And HomeAway offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Kingston-upon-Thames! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Kingston-upon-Thames?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Kingston-upon-Thames:

  • London: 11,770 rentals
  • Windsor: 506 rentals
  • Guildford: 291 rentals
  • St Albans: 12,043 rentals
  • Harrow: 8,671 rentals

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

Can I find easy-access vacation rentals when traveling by plane to Kingston-upon-Thames?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of vacation rentals near airports. The airports with a large selection of vacation rentals in Kingston-upon-Thames are:

  • Heathrow Airport (LHR): 11,323 vacation rentals
  • Gatwick Airport (LGW): 633 vacation rentals
  • Northolt (NHT-RAF Northolt): 11,654 vacation rentals

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

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Kingston-upon-Thames?

HomeAway offers a large selection of rentals near lovely places in Kingston-upon-Thames. 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): 11,781 rentals
  • Hyde Park: 7,933 rentals
  • London Bridge: 9,759 rentals
  • London Paddington Station: 11,844 rentals
  • Piccadilly Circus: 6,839 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.

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