Destination guide

Friendly Whickham will entice you

Learn about the unique charm of Whickham with a stay in a private vacation home. Well-liked for its bars, restaurants and shopping, this city is both welcoming and relaxing. St. James' Park and Castle Keep are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Whickham

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see during your stay? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that Whickham has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Blue Reef Aquarium (11.6 mi / 18.7 km)
  • The Gate (3.3 mi / 5.4 km)
  • Beamish Adventure Park (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Birtley Golf Club (5.7 mi / 9.1 km)
  • City of Newcastle Golf Club (5.8 mi / 9.4 km)
  • South Moor Golf Club (6 mi / 9.6 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Whickham

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Whickham is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Belsay Hall, Castle and Gardens (13.1 mi / 21 km)
  • Saltwell Park (3 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Exhibition Park (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • Chapman's Well Local Nature Reserve (7.7 mi / 12.4 km)
  • WWT Washington Wetland Centre (8.1 mi / 13.1 km)
  • Herrington Country Park (9.1 mi / 14.7 km)

Transportation options to and around Whickham

Fly into Newcastle (NCL-Newcastle Intl.), the closest airport, located 6.7 mi (10.8 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Durham (MME-Tees Valley), which is 31.3 mi (50.4 km) away.

Where to stay around Whickham?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 281 holiday lettings near Whickham. From 91 Houses to 145 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 Whickham is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Whickham?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Whickham. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Seaton Sluice Beach: 613 holiday lettings
  • Washington Old Hall: 566 holiday lettings
  • Woodhorn Museum and Northumberland Archives: 805 holiday lettings
  • Beamish Adventure Park: 674 holiday lettings
  • Arbeia Roman Fort: 491 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Whickham listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Whickham?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 91 Houses in Whickham. Our other popular types of Whickham holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 145 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 41 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 41 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 internet/wifi in Whickham?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 240 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in Whickham. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.