Destination guide

Head to the friendly city of Wolsingham

Experience the unique character of Wolsingham with a stay in a vacation home rental. This welcoming city is known for its bars, restaurants and horseback riding. Durham Cathedral and Durham Castle are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Wolsingham

Do you want to discover attractions to see in the city? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Wolsingham a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Hall Hill Farm (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
  • Brancepeth Castle Golf Club (9.4 mi / 15.1 km)
  • Woodhouse Close Leisure Complex (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
  • Heritage Park Stadium (10 mi / 16.1 km)
  • Bishop Auckland Golf Club (10.1 mi / 16.2 km)
  • Spennymoor Leisure Centre (11.6 mi / 18.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Wolsingham

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

  • Hamsterley Forest (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
  • Chapman's Well Local Nature Reserve (9.5 mi / 15.3 km)
  • Eggleston Hall (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
  • Derwent Reservoir (10.1 mi / 16.3 km)
  • Jubilee Park (11.3 mi / 18.2 km)
  • Low Force (12.1 mi / 19.5 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Wolsingham

Fly into Newcastle (NCL-Newcastle Intl.), the closest airport, located 22.3 mi (35.8 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Durham (MME-Tees Valley), which is 23.6 mi (37.9 km) away.

Where to stay around Wolsingham?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 238 vacation rentals near Wolsingham. From 108 Houses to 7 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 Wolsingham for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Yorkshire Dales National Park: 2,083 vacation rentals
  • Durham University: 701 vacation rentals
  • Barnard Castle: 938 vacation rentals
  • Northumbria University: 622 vacation rentals
  • Castle Keep: 623 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 108 Houses in Wolsingham. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Wolsingham include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 7 rentals available
  • Cabins: 119 rentals available
  • Cottages: 119 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 Wolsingham?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 5 vacation rentals with pool available in Wolsingham. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.