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Highlights Kingston upon Thames
- Close to London
- Great parks
- Shopping experiences
- Boat rides
- Hampton Court Palace
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Vacation rentals in Kingston on the Thames
You will find more than 60 holiday accommodations from various booking platforms in Kingston on the Thames. These can be rented from 42 € per night. Many of the holiday apartments can be immediately rented online, which is faster and more relaxed than an enquiry to the landlord.
Vacation rentals in Kingston-upon-Thames
Find unique vacation rentals for your next stay in Kingston-upon-Thames, an ideal combination of modern living in historic surroundings. This bustling market town boasts a wide myriad of rentals and Vacation rentals that range from modern and cozy properties to big and exclusive accommodation with all amenities and luxury details. Close to River Thames on near the High Street, Kingston will surprise you with its offers. Find the best rentals in Holidu and start planning your stay!Exclusive and contemporary vacation rentals
Modern decoration, bright colors, contemporary furniture in two-bedroom rentals, one bedroom properties or detached properties that accommodate families or large groups of people up to 9. Enjoy the open plan living area, the equipped kitchen, the comfortable bedrooms, the private gardens or terraces and start enjoying your Vacations in Kingston-upon-Thames. Be close to shops, restaurants, parks and the main transport links that will take you to London in less than 30 minutes.
Vacations in Kingston-upon-Thames
The area and getting around
Kingston upon Thames is a beautiful town and borough near the vibrant capital of the United Kingdom. London is easily reachable by bus, train or the M25 highway. Boasting independent shops, cafes, restaurants and cultural activities, Kingston offers you a variety of activities during your stay. Take long walks along the riverside, go to the markets, go to the museums and enjoy the green parks and outdoor areas where children and adults enjoy alike.Getting around Kingston and London boroughs
Kingston-upon-Thames offers you a great variety of accommodation, shopping experiences, great eateries and lots of leisure activities. But, in addition, it is regarded as an exclusive area and an ideal base to be close enough to London. Its proximity to the M25 makes it very easy to access this highway and make your way towards the city. The bus service connects the area with Chiswick, Richmond, Staines, Putney and a short ride to Heathrow Airport. The train station provides a regular train service that takes you to Waterloo Station in 25 minutes. Close to the city but away from the hustle in a beautiful and very demanded living area.
Travelers and activities
No matter the weather, in Kingston-upon-Thames you can literally shop ‘til you drop. Choose from over 500 shops that include big retailers such as John Lewis, Marks & Spencer or Next. At the Bentall center you can find the worldwide renowned brands including Apple, Zara and a wealth of luxury. Beyond the high street, Kingston-upon-Thames offers high-end boutiques including Jo Malone or Space N.K., and independent shops like Banquet Records. After the big names, go past the iconic sculpture of the 12 tumbling telephone boxes and enter Old London Road. Once there, take some time to explore the quirky shops. Find unique and one-of-a-kind gifts, souvenirs or precious items.Kingston-upon-Thames for park lovers
In and around Kingston-upon-Thames, you can enjoy green areas and beautiful parks. Longs runs during the weekend, outdoor sports, leisure strolls, picnics and a great way to enjoy the fresh air under leafy trees. Sit down on a bench in Canbury Gardens or grab a nibble and a cuppa at the cafe, read a book at Elm Road Recreation Ground, spot some deers or join a weekend run at Richmond park or walk your dog at Bushy Park. Enjoy an afternoon with the kids at the Royal Park Gate Playground or Kingfisher Playground. And remember, whatever way you want to enjoy a park, make sure you leave nothing but footprints!
„Did you know Kingston was built at the first crossing point of the Thames upstream from London Bridge?“
Top 5 travel tips in Kingston-upon-Thames
Kingston is home to one of the oldest markets. The Ancient Market Place has been a trading and selling point since the early 1200s. Nowadays it still keeps its commercial thrive. Here you can find over 20 stalls where you can get some fresh produce including fish, veggies and fruit. Some artisan bakeries and a selection of international cuisine is found at the street food stalls every day from 10am to 5pm.2. Relax by the riverside
The proximity of Kingston-upon-Thames to the river is one of the main appealing features and this particular stretch, is commonly described as the prettiest. Enjoy sunny mornings walking along the riverside and sit for a nice cuppa at any of the cafes lining it. Have a wonderful afternoon having lunch and taking in the views or simply relax and watch the time go by. You might want to have a picnic on a boat instead! Be your own skipper and enjoy a different meal on the water on these electric-powered boats you can rent from GoBoats.3. Enjoy a theater session
Go to the modern Rose Theatre, in the town center. Check the schedule and the productions available. Make sure you see some comedy, which happens once a month on Sundays. There is the option of bringing your own cushion and sitting down on the floor as you watch the show. The little ones love it for sure, but adults release their inner child and find it quite amusing as well! Keep an eye out to see what’s on next!4. Meet Henry VIII at Hampton Court Palace
Visit one of the palaces that belonged to Henry VIII. Located just an easy 30-minute walk from Kingston, you can enjoy a visit to the palace and the grounds including the amazing maze… See if you can make it to the center! Around the palace you can enjoy a walk along the riverside and on the way to the palace, you can also go to the nearby Bushy Park, Richmond Park or Ham House. If you love flowers and you struggle to find tickets for the annual Chelsea Flower Show, you can attend the RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show.5. Go to a festival
Do you love festivals? In Kingston-upon-Thames you can attend different festivals. Around the summer months, there is a lot going on here. The International Youth Festival celebrates theater, dance and art at different venues including the Market Place, The Rose Theatre or the Riverside. One festival and the regatta became The River Festival where now, several national clubs and schools compete in over 300 races. You can watch it having a picnic by the riverside. Another festival is the Dragon Boat challenge, a noisy and colorful event at Canbury Gardens where 48 teams look for a spot in the final in their dragon boats. The cycling event Prudential Ride London takes place in August and The Human Race Hampton Court swim changes dates depending on the river conditions. Finally, when Christmas arrives, the lights are switched on and the seasonal market at the Market Place or the Christmas Craft Fair take place.
FAQs: Vacation Rentals in Kingston upon Thames
On average, what was the cost for vacation rentals in Kingston upon Thames in 2020, during the period hit by the pandemic?
You have chosen the most money-saving neighborhood in the whole country, at only$177.94 per night (2020 data).
What time of year offers, on average, the best vacation rental prices in Kingston upon Thames?
Travelers who want to be budget-friendly should travel to Kingston upon Thames in February, March, and January, the cheapest months of the year, with average prices of $158.31, $161.12, and $161.38 per night, respectively, based on data collected in 2020.
When does the price of vacation rentals in Kingston upon Thames go up the most?
In 2020, the month that showed the highest annual average prices in Kingston upon Thames was June, with an average price of $196.22 per night. This was followed by October, with an average of $193.35, and July, with $186.62.
Is Kingston upon Thames a good location for a last-minute getaway?
When going on vacation to Kingston upon Thames, we recommend you to be proactive as 55% of rentals are usually booked, according to the data in 2020.
Which months offer the highest availability?
The most available months are, on average, February (with an availability of 60.2%), March (56.5%), and January (50.5%), according to the trends observed in 2020.
When will it be harder to find an available vacation rental in Kingston upon Thames?
The month with the highest average booked rental figures is October (only 32.4% of properties were available on average in 2020). Followed by December (32.5%), and November (36%).
How many vacation rentals does Holidu have in Kingston upon Thames?
We have 160 properties for you in Kingston upon Thames, provided by our 10 local and international partners.