Destination guide

Head to the rustic city of Consett

Enjoy the temples and other features of Consett. This city's bars, coffee shops and cycling attract many visitors, as does its welcoming and relaxing location. Durham Castle and Durham Cathedral are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in Consett

Are you searching for attractions to visit during your stay? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that Consett has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Stocksfield Golf Club (6 mi / 9.7 km)
  • Hall Hill Farm (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • South Moor Golf Club (10.2 mi / 16.4 km)
  • Beamish Adventure Park (11.3 mi / 18.2 km)
  • Mini Moos Adventure Farm (11.5 mi / 18.4 km)
  • Brancepeth Castle Golf Club (14 mi / 22.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Consett

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Consett is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Belsay Hall, Castle and Gardens (17.9 mi / 28.7 km)
  • Derwent Reservoir (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Chapman's Well Local Nature Reserve (8.8 mi / 14.2 km)
  • Hamsterley Forest (12.6 mi / 20.3 km)
  • Saltwell Park (15 mi / 24.1 km)
  • Crook Hall and Gardens (15.3 mi / 24.7 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Consett

Fly into Newcastle (NCL-Newcastle Intl.), the closest airport, located 16.2 mi (26.1 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Durham (MME-Tees Valley), which is 30.8 mi (49.5 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Consett?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 500 holiday lettings around Consett. From 222 Houses to 101 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

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

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

  • Empire Theatre: 784 holiday lettings
  • Northumbria University: 629 holiday lettings
  • Beamish Open Air Museum: 700 holiday lettings
  • Northumberlandia: 765 holiday lettings
  • Bolam Lake Country Park: 880 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 222 Houses in Consett. Our other popular types of Consett holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 101 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 160 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 160 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 Consett?

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