Destination guide

Friendly Stanley will entice you

The area's museums and history are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Stanley. Well-liked for its bars, restaurants and golfing, this city is both welcoming and relaxing. Castle Keep and Tyne Bridge 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 and around Stanley

Are you looking for attractions to see in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Stanley a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Blue Reef Aquarium (15.5 mi / 24.9 km)
  • South Moor Golf Club (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Beamish Adventure Park (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Mini Moos Adventure Farm (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Pelaw Grange Greyhound Stadium (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
  • Birtley Golf Club (5.7 mi / 9.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Stanley

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Stanley is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Belsay Hall, Castle and Gardens (17 mi / 27.3 km)
  • Chapman's Well Local Nature Reserve (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Saltwell Park (6.3 mi / 10.1 km)
  • Crook Hall and Gardens (8.1 mi / 13 km)
  • Palace Green (8.5 mi / 13.6 km)
  • Exhibition Park (8.7 mi / 14 km)

Traveling to and around Stanley

Fly into Newcastle (NCL-Newcastle Intl.), the closest airport, located 11.5 mi (18.5 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Durham (MME-Tees Valley), which is 27.1 mi (43.6 km) away.

Where to stay around Stanley?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 348 vacation rentals near Stanley. From 128 Houses to 73 Bungalows, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Stanley for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

Can I rent Houses in Stanley?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 128 Houses in Stanley. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Stanley include:

  • Bungalows: 73 rentals available
  • Cabins: 73 rentals available
  • Cottages: 73 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Stanley?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 7 vacation rentals with pool available in Stanley. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.