What was once a place where Saxon kings were crowned, Kingston upon Thames still carries royal charter status — the southwest borough is officially The Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames.
The River Thames runs along Kingston’s western flank, providing perfect picnic spots. And when you’re ready to explore, book car hire in Kingston on Turo and use the A3 to head northeast into Central London or venture south through Surrey.
Need wheels in Kingston upon Thames? Choose car sharing on Turo and find the exact type of car you need for the journey ahead.
With cars in pick-up places across the borough (or opt for delivery and ask your host to drop off your car), getting on the road in Kingston upon Thames is easy. Search by area or postcode and choose your dates to see the vehicles available.
Need a big boot to run some errands around Kingston? Or maybe you need a seven-seater for a big family road trip further afield? Whatever you need wheels for, you’ll find plenty of car hire options on Turo.
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It’s simple to access the A3 from Kingston. This major road runs north into London and south through Surrey to Portsmouth via Guildford. You’re also not far from the M25 and M3, and Heathrow Airport is only eight miles northwest. But before you venture further, there’s plenty to see and do around Kingston first.Book the perfect car
Across the river from Kingston is Hampton Court Palace — the former home of King Henry VIII. A visit here reveals more about his life, wives, and children. And when you’ve explored inside, there are 60 acres of gardens to keep you going.
Sitting on the southern border of the Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames, Chessington World of Adventures Resort is a theme park, zoo, and aquarium. Make a weekend of it and stay at one of the resort hotels.
Take a riverside stroll along the Queen’s Promenade. Pop into the shops, take a boat trip, or simply find a spot by the river and watch the world go by for a while.
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A line of 12 disused phone boxes fallen like dominos has been a centrepiece of Kingston’s street art scene since 1988.
Kingston is officially one of the biggest retail centres in the UK, with a sprawling shopping mall, the Bentall Centre, named after the town’s flagship department store.
While he might spend most of his time in Hollywood these days, British actor Tom Holland, famous for playing Spiderman, was born in Kingston upon Thames.
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