Destination guide

The friendly city of Lanchester awaits you

Enjoy the churches and other features of Lanchester. Travelers like the restaurants, bars and gardens in this welcoming and relaxing city. Durham Castle and Durham Cathedral are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in Lanchester

Are you looking for attractions to see in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Lanchester a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • South Moor Golf Club (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Hall Hill Farm (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Mini Moos Adventure Farm (3.5 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Beamish Adventure Park (5.4 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Brancepeth Castle Golf Club (7 mi / 11.3 km)
  • Mount Oswald Golf Club (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Lanchester

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Lanchester is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Chapman's Well Local Nature Reserve (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Crook Hall and Gardens (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
  • Palace Green (7.4 mi / 11.9 km)
  • Durham Botanic Garden (7.8 mi / 12.6 km)
  • Saltwell Park (9.8 mi / 15.7 km)
  • Rainton Meadows Visitor Centre (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)

How to get to and around Lanchester

Fly into Newcastle (NCL-Newcastle Intl.), the closest airport, located 14.9 mi (24.1 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Durham (MME-Tees Valley), which is 24.7 mi (39.8 km) away.

Where to stay around Lanchester?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 200 holiday lettings near Lanchester. From 97 Houses to 28 Condos/Apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Lanchester is on HomeAway.

Can I rent Houses in Lanchester?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 97 Houses in Lanchester. Our other popular types of Lanchester holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 28 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 68 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 68 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Lanchester?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 6 holiday homes with pool available in Lanchester. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.