Destination guide

Delight in the natural landscape of Stockton-on-Tees

The parks and lake create a pretty picture of Stockton-on-Tees. This welcoming city is known for its zoo, bars and sporting events. Hartlepool Maritime Experience 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 and around Stockton-on-Tees

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Stockton-on-Tees a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Wild Animal Adventures (1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Butterfly World (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Billingham Golf Club (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Middlesbrough Municipal Golf Centre (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • Teesside Autodrome (5 mi / 8.1 km)
  • Middlesbrough Golf Club (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Stockton-on-Tees

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Stockton-on-Tees is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Ropner Park (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Preston Park (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Albert Park (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Wynyard Woodland Park (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
  • Stewart Park (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • Flatts Lane Woodland Country Park (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Stockton-on-Tees

Fly into Durham (MME-Tees Valley), the closest airport, located 6 mi (9.7 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Newcastle (NCL-Newcastle Intl.), which is 36.3 mi (58.4 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, Stockton Station, Thornaby Station and Stockton-on-Tees Eaglescliffe Station are the main stations that serve the city.

How many holiday rentals are available around Stockton-on-Tees?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 360 holiday lettings around Stockton-on-Tees. From 176 cabins to 78 flats & apartments, 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.

Can I rent a rural property in Stockton-on-Tees?

There's nothing as alluring as a stay in the countryside. Think long wanders through natural scenery, quaint local pubs and stargazing from your veranda by night. Yes please! HomeAway has 66 rural getaway rentals in this destination. Alternatively, you might prefer to try another type of setting. HomeAway has stacks of properties to pick from, including:

  • 33 village holiday accommodation options.
  • 23 seaside holiday accommodation options.
  • 19 town holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent a house in Stockton-on-Tees?

Forget about standard, cookie-cutter hotel rooms. Our house holiday rentals each have their own unique personalities — as well as all the space you and your group could need! There are 154 options currently listed on HomeAway. Prices start at £38 a night. If that doesn't agree with your family's style, we've got a range of other self-catering accommodation options to choose from, such as:

  • Cottage: 122 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £51 per night.
  • Apartment: 98 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £44 per night.
  • Hotel: 45 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £34 per night.

Can I stay in Stockton-on-Tees in a large group?

It can be tricky finding time to unwind with close friends and family. A holiday is the perfect way to come together. If you were planning to kick back together, HomeAway has options to suit. Cottage holiday rentals are the most popular option here for large groups of guests. Our extensive database currently has 30 available. In and around the area, rental properties that are suitable for large groups of people include:

  • If yours is a party of 6, we offer 65 holiday rentals perfectly suited for that size. Stay a night for as little as £38.
  • Need a holiday rental for 5 people? We have 37 that will be ideal. Prices start from £45 per night.
  • Searching for properties for rent to suit 8 guests? You'll be glad to discover we have 33 that'll be ideal. You can secure one from just £44 per night.

So don't fear! When you book with us you can take your uncle, your grandma and all your besties to Stockton-on-Tees.

Where are the cheapest holiday rentals in Stockton-on-Tees?

HomeAway is here to help you catch up with your friends and family. Listing an assortment of economical holiday rentals, you're sure to stumble upon a fabulous pad that fits the whole group. You'll uncover plenty of deals to boast about in City Centre. The average price in this awesome area is £87 a night, and you'll have as many as 16 holiday rentals to select from.