Destination guide

Friendly Leatherhead will entice you

The countryside, lake and gardens display a scene truly unique to Leatherhead. This welcoming and relaxing city entices travelers with its restaurants and bars. The Lightbox and Legoland 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 and around Leatherhead

Are you looking for things to do in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Leatherhead a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Legoland (16.7 mi / 26.9 km)
  • London Dungeon (18.9 mi / 30.4 km)
  • Chessington World of Adventures (5.6 mi / 8.9 km)
  • Thorpe Park (10 mi / 16.2 km)
  • Twickenham Stadium (11.9 mi / 19.1 km)
  • Wimbledon Tennis Club (12.7 mi / 20.5 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Leatherhead

Travelers love Leatherhead for its pristine countryside and picturesque gardens. Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Leatherhead is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (14.4 mi / 23.1 km)
  • Battersea Park (16.7 mi / 26.9 km)
  • Kensington Gardens (17.7 mi / 28.5 km)
  • Hyde Park (17.9 mi / 28.7 km)
  • St. James Park (18.5 mi / 29.7 km)
  • Russell Square (19.8 mi / 31.8 km)

Transportation options to and around Leatherhead

The nearest airport is in London (LGW-Gatwick), located 13 mi (20.9 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into London (LHR-Heathrow), which is 13.2 mi (21.2 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Leatherhead Bookham Station, Leatherhead Effingham Junction Station and Leatherhead Horsley Station are the main stations in the city.

Where to stay around Leatherhead?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 573 holiday lettings near Leatherhead. From 267 Houses to 245 Condos/Apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Leatherhead is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Leatherhead?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Leatherhead:

  • London City Centre: 7,009 holiday homes
  • Central London: 6,937 holiday homes
  • Fulham: 1,056 holiday homes
  • Nine Elms: 617 holiday homes
  • Earls Court: 1,818 holiday homes

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

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Leatherhead?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Leatherhead. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Leatherhead Museum: 10,169 holiday lettings
  • KBR Headquarters: 10,815 holiday lettings
  • Oxshott Station: 11,487 holiday lettings
  • Effingham Golf Club: 5,171 holiday lettings
  • Bocketts Farm Park: 8,326 holiday lettings

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

Can I rent Houses in Leatherhead?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 267 Houses in Leatherhead. Our other popular types of Leatherhead holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 245 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 23 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 23 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Leatherhead?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 19 holiday homes with pool available in Leatherhead. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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