Destination guide

The lakeside setting of Spennymoor is ready to explore

The countryside and lake create a pretty picture of Spennymoor. Travelers to this welcoming city praise the football games, restaurants and spas. Durham Cathedral and Durham Castle are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in Spennymoor

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

  • Spennymoor Leisure Centre (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Brancepeth Castle Golf Club (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Bishop Auckland Golf Club (3 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Mount Oswald Golf Club (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • Woodhouse Close Leisure Complex (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • Heritage Park Stadium (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Spennymoor

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Spennymoor is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Jubilee Park (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Durham Botanic Garden (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
  • Palace Green (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Crook Hall and Gardens (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
  • Hardwick Park (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)
  • Chapman's Well Local Nature Reserve (10.1 mi / 16.3 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Spennymoor

Fly into Durham (MME-Tees Valley), the closest airport, located 14.9 mi (24 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Newcastle (NCL-Newcastle Intl.), which is 23.6 mi (37.9 km) away.

Can I find a vacation rental around Spennymoor?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 226 vacation rentals near Spennymoor. From 102 Houses to 55 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 Spennymoor for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Jubilee Park: 742 vacation rentals
  • Spennymoor Leisure Centre: 712 vacation rentals
  • Yorkshire Dales National Park: 2,095 vacation rentals
  • Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art: 454 vacation rentals
  • Durham University: 692 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 102 Houses in Spennymoor. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Spennymoor include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 55 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 Spennymoor?

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