Destination guide

Find the perfect holiday rental for your Murton getaway

Learn about the unique charm of Murton with a stay in a holiday home rental. This city has something for everyone. Durham Castle and Durham Cathedral are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in Murton

Are you hoping to discover top things to see and do while you're in town? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Murton a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Blue Reef Aquarium (14.8 mi / 23.9 km)
  • Sharpley Golf Club (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Karting North East (2.8 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Houghton le Spring Golf Club (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Adventure Valley (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • Tweddle Children's Animal Farm (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Murton

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Murton. These are some of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Rainton Meadows Visitor Centre (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
  • Herrington Country Park (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
  • WWT Washington Wetland Centre (7.3 mi / 11.7 km)
  • Crook Hall and Gardens (7.8 mi / 12.6 km)
  • Palace Green (8 mi / 12.9 km)
  • Durham Botanic Garden (8.3 mi / 13.4 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Murton

Fly into Newcastle (NCL-Newcastle Intl.), the closest airport, located 20.1 mi (32.3 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Durham (MME-Tees Valley), which is 21 mi (33.8 km) away.

Where to stay around Murton?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 110 holiday lettings near Murton. From 37 Houses to 49 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Murton for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Northumbria University: 613 holiday lettings
  • Beamish Open Air Museum: 676 holiday lettings
  • Northumberlandia: 752 holiday lettings
  • Seaton Sluice Beach: 624 holiday lettings
  • Jesmond Cricket Ground: 604 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Murton 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 Murton?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 37 Houses in Murton. Our other popular types of Murton holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 49 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 21 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 21 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 Murton?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 3 holiday homes with pool available in Murton. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.