Destination guide

Head to the friendly city of Wolsingham

Learn about the unique charm of Wolsingham with a stay in a holiday home rental. This welcoming city is known for its bars, restaurants and horse riding. Durham Cathedral and Durham Castle are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Wolsingham

Do you want to discover attractions to see in the city? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Wolsingham a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Hall Hill Farm (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
  • Brancepeth Castle Golf Club (9.4 mi / 15.1 km)
  • Woodhouse Close Leisure Complex (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
  • Heritage Park Stadium (10 mi / 16.1 km)
  • Bishop Auckland Golf Club (10.1 mi / 16.2 km)
  • Spennymoor Leisure Centre (11.6 mi / 18.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Wolsingham

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Wolsingham is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Hamsterley Forest (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
  • Chapman's Well Local Nature Reserve (9.5 mi / 15.3 km)
  • Eggleston Hall (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
  • Derwent Reservoir (10.1 mi / 16.3 km)
  • Jubilee Park (11.3 mi / 18.2 km)
  • Low Force (12.1 mi / 19.5 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Wolsingham

Fly into Newcastle (NCL-Newcastle Intl.), the closest airport, located 22.3 mi (35.8 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Durham (MME-Tees Valley), which is 23.6 mi (37.9 km) away.

Where to stay around Wolsingham?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 238 holiday lettings near Wolsingham. From 111 Houses to 7 Flats, 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 Wolsingham is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Yorkshire Dales National Park: 2,083 holiday lettings
  • Northumbria University: 591 holiday lettings
  • Beamish Open Air Museum: 661 holiday lettings
  • Jesmond Cricket Ground: 585 holiday lettings
  • Durham Cathedral: 681 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 111 Houses in Wolsingham. Our other popular types of Wolsingham holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 7 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 117 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 117 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 Wolsingham?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 5 holiday homes with pool available in Wolsingham. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.