Destination guide

The friendly area of Allensford awaits your stay

The countryside and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambience to your holiday home in Allensford. This city's restaurants, bars and spas 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. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Activities and attractions in Allensford

Do you want to discover things to do during your stay? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that Allensford has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Hall Hill Farm (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
  • Stocksfield Golf Club (6 mi / 9.6 km)
  • South Moor Golf Club (7.5 mi / 12 km)
  • Beamish Adventure Park (8.7 mi / 14 km)
  • Mini Moos Adventure Farm (8.7 mi / 14 km)
  • Brancepeth Castle Golf Club (11.8 mi / 18.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Allensford

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Allensford is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Derwent Reservoir (4.5 mi / 7.3 km)
  • Chapman's Well Local Nature Reserve (6.1 mi / 9.9 km)
  • Hamsterley Forest (12.5 mi / 20.1 km)
  • Saltwell Park (12.6 mi / 20.3 km)
  • Crook Hall and Gardens (12.7 mi / 20.5 km)
  • Palace Green (12.9 mi / 20.8 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Allensford

The nearest airport is in Newcastle (NCL-Newcastle Intl.), located 14.8 mi (23.9 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Durham (MME-Tees Valley), which is 29 mi (46.7 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Allensford?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 238 holiday lettings around Allensford. From 127 Houses to 6 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 Allensford?

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

  • Northumbria University: 625 holiday lettings
  • Beamish Open Air Museum: 698 holiday lettings
  • Northumberlandia: 761 holiday lettings
  • Bolam Lake Country Park: 877 holiday lettings
  • Jesmond Cricket Ground: 614 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 127 Houses in Allensford. Our other popular types of Allensford holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 6 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 96 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 96 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 Allensford?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 16 holiday homes with pool available in Allensford. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.