Destination guide

Friendly Stanley will entice you

The area's museums and history are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Stanley. Well-liked for its bars, restaurants and golfing, this city is both welcoming and relaxing. Castle Keep and Tyne Bridge 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 and around Stanley

Are you looking for attractions to see in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Stanley a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Blue Reef Aquarium (15.5 mi / 24.9 km)
  • South Moor Golf Club (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Beamish Adventure Park (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Mini Moos Adventure Farm (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Pelaw Grange Greyhound Stadium (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
  • Birtley Golf Club (5.7 mi / 9.1 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Stanley

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Stanley is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Belsay Hall, Castle and Gardens (17 mi / 27.3 km)
  • Chapman's Well Local Nature Reserve (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Saltwell Park (6.3 mi / 10.1 km)
  • Crook Hall and Gardens (8.1 mi / 13 km)
  • Palace Green (8.5 mi / 13.6 km)
  • Exhibition Park (8.7 mi / 14 km)

Traveling to and around Stanley

Fly into Newcastle (NCL-Newcastle Intl.), the closest airport, located 11.5 mi (18.5 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Durham (MME-Tees Valley), which is 27.1 mi (43.6 km) away.

Where to stay around Stanley?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 379 holiday lettings near Stanley. From 151 Houses to 142 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 Stanley is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Beamish Adventure Park: 701 holiday lettings
  • Beamish Open Air Museum: 697 holiday lettings
  • Beamish Wild: 696 holiday lettings
  • South Moor Golf Club: 708 holiday lettings
  • Seaton Sluice Beach: 634 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 151 Houses in Stanley. Our other popular types of Stanley holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 142 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 78 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 78 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 Stanley?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 13 holiday homes with pool available in Stanley. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.