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Destination guide

Travel to friendly Bishop Auckland

The countryside and parks create a pretty picture of Bishop Auckland. This welcoming city is known for its bars, horse riding and coffee shops. Bowes Museum and Durham Cathedral are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Bishop Auckland

Do you want to find top things to see and do in the city? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Bishop Auckland a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Hall Hill Farm (8.1 mi / 13 km)
  • Heritage Park Stadium (11.7 mi / 18.9 km)
  • Woodhouse Close Leisure Complex (11.8 mi / 19.1 km)
  • Bishop Auckland Golf Club (12.3 mi / 19.7 km)
  • Brancepeth Castle Golf Club (12.3 mi / 19.8 km)
  • Spennymoor Leisure Centre (14.2 mi / 22.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Bishop Auckland

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Bishop Auckland is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Hamsterley Forest (4.1 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Eggleston Hall (7.6 mi / 12.3 km)
  • Low Force (9 mi / 14.5 km)
  • High Force (10.2 mi / 16.4 km)
  • Derwent Reservoir (10.6 mi / 17.1 km)
  • Chapman's Well Local Nature Reserve (12.5 mi / 20.1 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Bishop Auckland

The nearest airport is in Newcastle (NCL-Newcastle Intl.), located 24.5 mi (39.4 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Durham (MME-Tees Valley), which is 25.1 mi (40.4 km) away.

If you prefer train travel, the main station serving the city is Bishop Auckland Station.

How many holiday rentals are available around Bishop Auckland?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 608 holiday lettings around Bishop Auckland. From 67 flats & apartments to 430 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 Bishop Auckland?

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

  • Weardale Museum: 586 holiday lettings
  • Witton Castle: 663 holiday lettings
  • Hamsterley Forest: 672 holiday lettings
  • Auckland Castle: 689 holiday lettings
  • Bishop Auckland Golf Club: 671 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Bishop Auckland listed on HomeAway.co.uk 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 Flats in Bishop Auckland?

Yes, of course. HomeAway.co.uk offers 67 Flats in Bishop Auckland. Our other popular types of Bishop Auckland holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 430 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 430 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 91 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 Bishop Auckland?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 15 holiday homes with pool available in Bishop Auckland. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.