Destination guide

The friendly city of Hamsterley awaits you

Learn about the unique charm of Hamsterley with a stay in a private vacation home. This welcoming city allures visitors with its bars and restaurants. Bowes Museum and Durham Cathedral are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Activities and attractions in and around Hamsterley

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

  • Heritage Park Stadium (5.6 mi / 9 km)
  • Woodhouse Close Leisure Complex (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
  • Bishop Auckland Golf Club (6.3 mi / 10.1 km)
  • Brancepeth Castle Golf Club (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
  • Hall Hill Farm (8.1 mi / 13 km)
  • Spennymoor Leisure Centre (8.8 mi / 14.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Hamsterley

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Hamsterley is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Hamsterley Forest (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Jubilee Park (8.6 mi / 13.9 km)
  • Eggleston Hall (8.9 mi / 14.3 km)
  • Durham Botanic Garden (11.4 mi / 18.4 km)
  • Chapman's Well Local Nature Reserve (11.6 mi / 18.6 km)
  • Palace Green (11.9 mi / 19.1 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Hamsterley

Fly into Durham (MME-Tees Valley), the closest airport, located 19 mi (30.6 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Newcastle (NCL-Newcastle Intl.), which is 25.4 mi (40.9 km) away.

Where to stay around Hamsterley?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 202 vacation rentals near Hamsterley. From 88 Houses to 5 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 Hamsterley for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Hamsterley. 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: 2,081 vacation rentals
  • Durham University: 698 vacation rentals
  • Barnard Castle: 930 vacation rentals
  • Saltwell Park: 633 vacation rentals
  • Richmond Castle: 922 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 88 Houses in Hamsterley. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Hamsterley include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 5 rentals available
  • Cabins: 105 rentals available
  • Cottages: 105 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 Hamsterley?

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