Destination guide

Travel to friendly Peterlee

Learn about the unique charm of Peterlee with a stay in a holiday home rental. This welcoming city attracts visitors thanks to its bars and restaurants. Hartlepool Maritime Experience and Durham Castle are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Sightseeing in and around Peterlee

Are you looking for top things to see and do while you're in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Peterlee a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Tweddle Children's Animal Farm (3.7 mi / 6 km)
  • Sharpley Golf Club (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Karting North East (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • Houghton le Spring Golf Club (6.2 mi / 10 km)
  • Adventure Valley (8.3 mi / 13.4 km)
  • Mount Oswald Golf Club (9.9 mi / 16 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Peterlee

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Peterlee is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Ward Jackson Park (7.3 mi / 11.8 km)
  • Rainton Meadows Visitor Centre (7.4 mi / 11.9 km)
  • Summerhill Visitors Centre (7.7 mi / 12.4 km)
  • Herrington Country Park (9.3 mi / 14.9 km)
  • Crook Hall and Gardens (9.5 mi / 15.2 km)
  • Palace Green (9.5 mi / 15.2 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Peterlee

The nearest airport is in Durham (MME-Tees Valley), located 18.5 mi (29.8 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Newcastle (NCL-Newcastle Intl.), which is 23.4 mi (37.7 km) away.

Can I find a vacation rental around Peterlee?

Yes, our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 145 vacation rentals near Peterlee. From 70 flats & apartments to 73 houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Peterlee for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

Can I rent Flats in Peterlee?

Yes, of course. Vrbo UK has 70 Flats in Peterlee. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Peterlee include:

  • Houses: 73 rentals available
  • Cabins: 28 rentals available
  • Cottages: 28 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Peterlee?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 3 vacation rentals with pool available in Peterlee. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.