Destination guide

Choose a vacation rental for your Crook getaway

Learn about the unique charm of Crook with a stay in a private vacation home. You'll find plenty to explore during your stay in the area. Durham Cathedral and Durham Castle are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in Crook

Are you searching for top things to see and do in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Crook a fun place to get away. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Brancepeth Castle Golf Club (3.5 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Bishop Auckland Golf Club (4.5 mi / 7.3 km)
  • Woodhouse Close Leisure Complex (5 mi / 8 km)
  • Spennymoor Leisure Centre (5.4 mi / 8.6 km)
  • Heritage Park Stadium (5.6 mi / 9 km)
  • Hall Hill Farm (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Crook

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Crook 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:

  • Jubilee Park (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Durham Botanic Garden (7 mi / 11.3 km)
  • Palace Green (7.4 mi / 12 km)
  • Hamsterley Forest (7.5 mi / 12.1 km)
  • Crook Hall and Gardens (7.7 mi / 12.5 km)
  • Chapman's Well Local Nature Reserve (8.1 mi / 13.1 km)

Transportation to and around Crook

The nearest airport is in Durham (MME-Tees Valley), located 18.4 mi (29.7 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Newcastle (NCL-Newcastle Intl.), which is 22.2 mi (35.8 km) away.

Where to stay around Crook?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 303 holiday lettings near Crook. From 198 Cabins to 53 Houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Crook for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Crook? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Crook. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Newcastle Racecourse: 685 holiday lettings
  • Tynemouth Priory: 535 holiday lettings
  • Washington Old Hall: 617 holiday lettings
  • Hardwick Park: 591 holiday lettings
  • Beamish Adventure Park: 711 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Crook listed on 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 Cabins in Crook?

Yes, of course. offers 198 Cabins in Crook. Our other popular types of Crook holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 53 self catering accommodations
  • Condos/Apartments: 45 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 198 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 Crook?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 14 holiday homes with pool available in Crook. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.