Destination guide

Head to the historic city of Chester-le-Street

Enjoy the history and other features of Chester-le-Street. This welcoming city allures visitors with its restaurants and bars. Washington Old Hall and Durham Castle are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Chester-le-Street

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that Chester-le-Street has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Blue Reef Aquarium (13.2 mi / 21.2 km)
  • Pelaw Grange Greyhound Stadium (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Birtley Golf Club (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Mini Moos Adventure Farm (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Adventure Valley (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Beamish Adventure Park (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Chester-le-Street

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Chester-le-Street is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Rainton Meadows Visitor Centre (3.9 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Herrington Country Park (4.4 mi / 7 km)
  • WWT Washington Wetland Centre (4.7 mi / 7.5 km)
  • Crook Hall and Gardens (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
  • Saltwell Park (5.7 mi / 9.1 km)
  • Palace Green (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Chester-le-Street

The nearest airport is in Newcastle (NCL-Newcastle Intl.), located 13.4 mi (21.5 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 24.6 mi (39.7 km) away.

If you prefer train travel, you can make your way to Chester-le-Street Station.

Where to stay around Chester le Street?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 439 vacation rentals near Chester le Street. From 130 Houses to 240 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 Chester le Street for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Birtley Golf Club: 629 vacation rentals
  • Chester-le-Street Station: 660 vacation rentals
  • Lumley Castle: 638 vacation rentals
  • Finchale Priory: 661 vacation rentals
  • Battlezone: 675 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Chester le Street 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 Chester le Street?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 130 Houses in Chester le Street. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Chester le Street include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 240 rentals available
  • Cabins: 62 rentals available
  • Cottages: 62 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 Chester le Street?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 2 vacation rentals with pool available in Chester le Street. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.