Destination guide

Why people love visiting friendly Newton Aycliffe

Enjoy the history and other features of Newton Aycliffe. This welcoming and relaxing city is well known for its spas, restaurants and bars. Durham Cathedral and Durham Castle 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 Newton Aycliffe

Are you hoping to find attractions to visit in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Newton Aycliffe a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Woodhouse Close Leisure Complex (4.7 mi / 7.5 km)
  • Heritage Park Stadium (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
  • Bishop Auckland Golf Club (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
  • Sedgefield Racecourse (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
  • Spennymoor Leisure Centre (5.9 mi / 9.6 km)
  • Blackwell Grange Golf Club (7.4 mi / 12 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Newton Aycliffe

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Newton Aycliffe is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Hardwick Park (5.3 mi / 8.6 km)
  • Jubilee Park (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • Wynyard Woodland Park (8.2 mi / 13.2 km)
  • Durham Botanic Garden (10.3 mi / 16.6 km)
  • Ropner Park (10.8 mi / 17.4 km)
  • Preston Park (11 mi / 17.7 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Newton Aycliffe

Fly into Durham (MME-Tees Valley), the closest airport, located 9.2 mi (14.8 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Newcastle (NCL-Newcastle Intl.), which is 29.7 mi (47.9 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, make your way to Newton Aycliffe Station or Heighington Station and explore the city from there.

How many holiday rentals are available around Newton Aycliffe?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 228 holiday lettings around Newton Aycliffe. From 87 Houses to 51 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 Newton Aycliffe?

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

  • Heighington Station: 711 holiday lettings
  • Newton Aycliffe Station: 710 holiday lettings
  • Yorkshire Dales National Park: 2,160 holiday lettings
  • Beamish Open Air Museum: 699 holiday lettings
  • Hamsterley Forest: 765 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Newton Aycliffe 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 Newton Aycliffe?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 87 Houses in Newton Aycliffe. Our other popular types of Newton Aycliffe holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 51 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 85 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 85 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 internet/wifi in Newton Aycliffe?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 195 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in Newton Aycliffe. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.