Destination guide

Visit Stanhope for luxury rentals, boutiques and eateries

Stanhope offers a lot of fun and recreation from luxury lodges near the Lake District. The tranquil town not only offers breathtaking views and charming local eateries and boutiques, but it's also a hub of outdoor adventure. You can explore the wilderness on hiking and biking trails that travel through the vast landscape. If you're bringing the kids, there are plenty of places that are suitable for young children to get into nature and spot local wildlife. You can find many cottages in the Lake District that put you within reach of the fun sights and attractions of Stanhope.


Activities and attractions in and around Stanhope

Are you hoping to find top things to see and do in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that Stanhope has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Hall Hill Farm (8.9 mi / 14.3 km)
  • Stocksfield Golf Club (13.1 mi / 21.1 km)
  • Brancepeth Castle Golf Club (14.7 mi / 23.6 km)
  • South Moor Golf Club (14.9 mi / 24.1 km)
  • Heritage Park Stadium (15.1 mi / 24.3 km)
  • Woodhouse Close Leisure Complex (15.1 mi / 24.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Stanhope

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Stanhope is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Hamsterley Forest (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)
  • Derwent Reservoir (8.1 mi / 13 km)
  • Low Force (8.9 mi / 14.4 km)
  • High Force (9.7 mi / 15.6 km)
  • Eggleston Hall (10 mi / 16.1 km)
  • Chapman's Well Local Nature Reserve (13 mi / 20.9 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Stanhope

Fly into Newcastle (NCL-Newcastle Intl.), the closest airport, located 23.3 mi (37.5 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Durham (MME-Tees Valley), which is 28.5 mi (45.9 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Stanhope?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 244 holiday lettings around Stanhope. From 193 cottages to 193 cabins, 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 Stanhope? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Stanhope. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty: 437 holiday lettings
  • Killhope Lead Mining Museum: 428 holiday lettings
  • Vindolanda: 293 holiday lettings
  • Wylam Station: 597 holiday lettings
  • Witton Castle: 458 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Stanhope listed on 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 Cottages in Stanhope?

Yes, of course. offers 193 Cottages in Stanhope. Our other popular types of Stanhope holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 193 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 35 self catering accommodations
  • Flats: 6 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 Stanhope?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 4 holiday homes with pool available in Stanhope. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.