Destination guide

Head to the rustic city of Consett

Enjoy the temples and other features of Consett. This city's bars, coffeehouses and biking attract many visitors, and its welcoming and relaxing location add to the charm. Durham Castle and Durham Cathedral are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in Consett

Are you searching for attractions to visit during your stay? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that Consett has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Stocksfield Golf Club (6 mi / 9.7 km)
  • Hall Hill Farm (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • South Moor Golf Club (10.2 mi / 16.4 km)
  • Beamish Adventure Park (11.3 mi / 18.2 km)
  • Mini Moos Adventure Farm (11.5 mi / 18.4 km)
  • Brancepeth Castle Golf Club (14 mi / 22.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Consett

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

  • Belsay Hall, Castle and Gardens (17.9 mi / 28.7 km)
  • Derwent Reservoir (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Chapman's Well Local Nature Reserve (8.8 mi / 14.2 km)
  • Hamsterley Forest (12.6 mi / 20.3 km)
  • Saltwell Park (15 mi / 24.1 km)
  • Crook Hall and Gardens (15.3 mi / 24.7 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Consett

Fly into Newcastle (NCL-Newcastle Intl.), the closest airport, located 16.2 mi (26.1 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Durham (MME-Tees Valley), which is 30.8 mi (49.5 km) away.

Where to stay around Consett?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 478 vacation rentals near Consett. From 211 Houses to 102 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 Consett for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Empire Theatre: 766 vacation rentals
  • Durham University: 698 vacation rentals
  • Barnard Castle: 944 vacation rentals
  • Northumbria University: 609 vacation rentals
  • Castle Keep: 609 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 211 Houses in Consett. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Consett include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 102 rentals available
  • Cabins: 155 rentals available
  • Cottages: 155 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 Consett?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 8 vacation rentals with pool available in Consett. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.