Destination guide

The friendly city of Lanchester awaits you

Enjoy the churches and other features of Lanchester. Travelers like the restaurants, bars and gardens in this welcoming and relaxing city. Durham Castle and Durham Cathedral are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in Lanchester

Are you looking for attractions to see in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Lanchester a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • South Moor Golf Club (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Hall Hill Farm (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Mini Moos Adventure Farm (3.5 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Beamish Adventure Park (5.4 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Brancepeth Castle Golf Club (7 mi / 11.3 km)
  • Mount Oswald Golf Club (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Lanchester

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Lanchester is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Chapman's Well Local Nature Reserve (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Crook Hall and Gardens (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
  • Palace Green (7.4 mi / 11.9 km)
  • Durham Botanic Garden (7.8 mi / 12.6 km)
  • Saltwell Park (9.8 mi / 15.7 km)
  • Rainton Meadows Visitor Centre (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Lanchester

Fly into Newcastle (NCL-Newcastle Intl.), the closest airport, located 14.9 mi (24.1 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Durham (MME-Tees Valley), which is 24.7 mi (39.8 km) away.

Where to stay around Lanchester?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 208 vacation rentals near Lanchester. From 96 Houses to 37 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Lanchester for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Lanchester?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Lanchester. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Durham University: 694 vacation rentals
  • Barnard Castle: 946 vacation rentals
  • Northumbria University: 609 vacation rentals
  • Castle Keep: 609 vacation rentals
  • Quayside: 600 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Lanchester listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Lanchester?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 96 Houses in Lanchester. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Lanchester include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 37 rentals available
  • Cabins: 67 rentals available
  • Cottages: 67 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Lanchester?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 6 vacation rentals with pool available in Lanchester. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.