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Destination guide

Take in the riverfront beauty of Darlington

The area's art galleries and monuments are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Darlington. This welcoming city is known for its bars, spas and golfing. Richmond Castle and Bowes Museum are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Darlington

Are you hoping to find top things to see and do while you're in town? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Darlington a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Blackwell Grange Golf Club (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Croft Circuit (4.9 mi / 7.8 km)
  • Butterfly World (8.6 mi / 13.8 km)
  • Sedgefield Racecourse (9 mi / 14.6 km)
  • Heritage Park Stadium (9.6 mi / 15.4 km)
  • Woodhouse Close Leisure Complex (10 mi / 16.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Darlington

Travellers appreciate the stunning river views and pristine countryside, which is just a taste of what Darlington has to offer. Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Darlington. These are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Preston Park (8.6 mi / 13.8 km)
  • Ropner Park (9.2 mi / 14.8 km)
  • Wynyard Woodland Park (9.3 mi / 15 km)
  • Hardwick Park (9.5 mi / 15.3 km)
  • Jubilee Park (12.3 mi / 19.8 km)
  • Albert Park (12.9 mi / 20.8 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Darlington

The nearest airport is in Durham (MME-Tees Valley), located 4.9 mi (7.9 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Newcastle (NCL-Newcastle Intl.), which is 36 mi (57.9 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Darlington Station, North Road Darlington Station and Dinsdale Station are the main stations in the area.

How many holiday rentals are available around Darlington?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 556 holiday lettings around Darlington. From 426 cottages to 426 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 Darlington?

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

  • Croft Circuit: 797 holiday lettings
  • Teesside Airport Station: 707 holiday lettings
  • Blackwell Grange Golf Club: 776 holiday lettings
  • Walworth Castle Birds of Prey: 792 holiday lettings
  • Raby Castle: 731 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Darlington 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 Cottages in Darlington?

Yes, of course. HomeAway.co.uk offers 426 Cottages in Darlington. Our other popular types of Darlington holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 426 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 83 self catering accommodations
  • Flats: 24 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 Darlington?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 17 holiday homes with pool available in Darlington. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.