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 highlights

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)
Transport

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 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 238 holiday lettings near Dorking. From 97 Houses to 72 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 Dorking is on HomeAway.

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

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 Dorking:

  • London City Centre: 7,061 holiday homes
  • Central London: 6,930 holiday homes
  • Fulham: 1,075 holiday homes
  • Nine Elms: 617 holiday homes
  • Earls Court: 1,812 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 Dorking?

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

  • Dorking West Station: 3,721 holiday lettings
  • Leith Hill Tower: 640 holiday lettings
  • Betchworth Park Golf Club: 4,617 holiday lettings
  • Holmwood Station: 793 holiday lettings
  • Dorking Museum and Heritage Centre: 3,165 holiday lettings

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 holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Dorking?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 97 Houses in Dorking. Our other popular types of Dorking holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 72 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 44 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 44 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 Dorking?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 17 holiday homes with pool available in Dorking. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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