Destination guide

Why people love visiting friendly Stanhope

Enjoy the history and other features of Stanhope. This welcoming city allures visitors with its restaurants and biking. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Activities and attractions in and around Stanhope

Are you hoping to find top things to see and do in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that Stanhope has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Hall Hill Farm (8.9 mi / 14.3 km)
  • Stocksfield Golf Club (13.1 mi / 21.1 km)
  • Brancepeth Castle Golf Club (14.7 mi / 23.6 km)
  • South Moor Golf Club (14.9 mi / 24.1 km)
  • Heritage Park Stadium (15.1 mi / 24.3 km)
  • Woodhouse Close Leisure Complex (15.1 mi / 24.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Stanhope

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Stanhope is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Hamsterley Forest (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)
  • Derwent Reservoir (8.1 mi / 13 km)
  • Low Force (8.9 mi / 14.4 km)
  • High Force (9.7 mi / 15.6 km)
  • Eggleston Hall (10 mi / 16.1 km)
  • Chapman's Well Local Nature Reserve (13 mi / 20.9 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Stanhope

Fly into Newcastle (NCL-Newcastle Intl.), the closest airport, located 23.3 mi (37.5 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Durham (MME-Tees Valley), which is 28.5 mi (45.9 km) away.

Where to stay around Stanhope?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 402 vacation rentals near Stanhope. From 175 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 Stanhope for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Weardale Museum: 647 vacation rentals
  • North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty: 673 vacation rentals
  • Killhope Lead Mining Museum: 656 vacation rentals
  • Yorkshire Dales National Park: 2,112 vacation rentals
  • Barnard Castle: 944 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 175 Houses in Stanhope. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Stanhope include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 5 rentals available
  • Villas: 3 rentals available
  • Cabins: 210 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Stanhope?

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