Destination guide

Why people love visiting cozy Gosforth

Enjoy the entertainment and other features of Gosforth. This city is welcoming and walkable, recognized for its bars, lake and restaurants. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in Gosforth

Do you want to discover top things to see and do in the city? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Gosforth a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Whinlatter Forest Park (14.8 mi / 23.9 km)
  • Brantwood (15.9 mi / 25.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Gosforth

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Gosforth is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Wast Water (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
  • St. Bees Beach (7.8 mi / 12.6 km)
  • Scafell Pike (9.5 mi / 15.3 km)
  • Buttermere (10.6 mi / 17 km)
  • Crummock Water (10.6 mi / 17.1 km)
  • Pike of Stickle (13.1 mi / 21 km)

Where to stay around Gosforth?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 154 vacation rentals near Gosforth. From 98 Houses to 3 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 Gosforth for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • South Lakes Safari Zoo: 1,533 vacation rentals
  • Derwent Water: 2,540 vacation rentals
  • The Beacon: 752 vacation rentals
  • Wordsworth House: 1,031 vacation rentals
  • Wast Water: 2,443 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Gosforth 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 Gosforth?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 98 Houses in Gosforth. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Gosforth include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 3 rentals available
  • Cabins: 47 rentals available
  • Cottages: 47 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 internet/wifi in Gosforth?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 128 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in Gosforth. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.