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.


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 highlights

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.

Where to stay near Bishop Auckland?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 646 holiday rentals near Bishop Auckland. From 272 Houses to 65 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Bishop Auckland is on Stayz.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Bishop Auckland?

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

  • Hamsterley Forest: 737 holiday rentals
  • Bishop Auckland Golf Club: 697 holiday rentals
  • Binchester Roman Fort: 713 holiday rentals
  • Heritage Park Stadium: 732 holiday rentals
  • Auckland Castle: 716 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Bishop Auckland listed on Stayz 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 Bishop Auckland?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 272 Houses in Bishop Auckland. Our other popular types of Bishop Auckland holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 65 holiday houses
  • Villas: 2 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 293 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages 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 8 holiday homes with pool available in Bishop Auckland. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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