Discover a selection of 500 vacation rentals in Bishop Auckland, GB that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including gardens and backyards and parking. Prices start at $61 per night, and houses and cabins are popular options for a stay in Bishop Auckland. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

The friendly area of Bishop Auckland awaits your stay

The countryside and parks create a pretty picture of Bishop Auckland. Travelers to this welcoming city praise the bars, horseback riding and coffeehouses. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.

Things to do

Activities and attractions in and around Bishop Auckland

Do you want to discover attractions to see in the city? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Bishop Auckland a fun place to get away. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Sedgefield Racecourse (8.8 mi / 14.1 km)
  • Diggerland (9.5 mi / 15.3 km)
  • Hall Hill Farm (10.2 mi / 16.4 km)
  • Rockliffe Hotel Spa (13.9 mi / 22.3 km)
  • Croft Circuit (15.3 mi / 24.6 km)
  • Karting North East (16.4 mi / 26.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Bishop Auckland

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Bishop Auckland. These are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Hamsterley Forest (8.7 mi / 14.1 km)
  • Wynyard Woodland Park (12.5 mi / 20.2 km)
  • Herrington Country Park (16.8 mi / 27 km)
  • Derwent Reservoir (18.5 mi / 29.8 km)
  • High Force (20.4 mi / 32.8 km)
  • Exhibition Park (22.3 mi / 35.9 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Bishop Auckland

The nearest airport is in Newcastle Intl. Airport (NCL), located 25.8 mi (41.6 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Durham (MME-Teesside Intl.), which is 14.4 mi (23.1 km) away.

If you'd prefer to travel by train, you can make your way to Bishop Auckland Station.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Bishop Auckland?

Whatever your vacation needs, you'll find a rental property in or around Bishop Auckland that's a perfect match. Here are some of our faves:

  • Make use of handy amenities like heating and a porch at "Beautiful Self - Contained Lodge In The Heart Of Weardale". Situated around 1 mile from Bishop Auckland, this quality property has 1 bedroom and is a hit with guests.
  • Alternatively, get comfortable at "Listed Stone Built Folly With Original Gothic Features". Located around 25 miles from the heart of Bishop Auckland, it has 2 bedrooms and features a barbecue grill and beach sun loungers.

For even more great options, use the search bar at the top of the page to find the perfect Bishop Auckland vacation rental for you.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in or near Bishop Auckland?

If you're longing to switch off and relax for a few nights, you'll find a range of fantastic weekend getaways in and around Bishop Auckland. Sneak in a well-deserved break at one of these popular options:

  • If spending time in the great outdoors is a priority for you, you'll love "Heron Cottage" Walkers Paradise And Pet Friendly". Around 8 miles east of Bishop Auckland, it's close to Brancepeth Castle Golf Club and Palace Green. Amenities at this property include a barbecue grill and a free nearby fitness center.
  • Another appealing option is "2 Bedroom Accommodation In Frosterley", which is around 1 mile northwest of Bishop Auckland. When you're not hanging in your rental making use of a TV and heating, be sure to visit Durham World Heritage Site Visitor Centre and Brancepeth Castle Golf Club.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Bishop Auckland?

Get a taste of the culture and atmosphere of Bishop Auckland from the comfort and privacy of your own studio apartment. Whether you'd like to escape on your own or have fun with a few pals, we'll help you find the ideal studio apartment for rent in and around Bishop Auckland:

  • Put your bags down and your feet up at "Beautiful Self - Contained Lodge In The Heart Of Weardale". Amenities including spa and beauty services and a restaurant dining guide will make you feel right at home here.
  • Another tempting option is "Heron Cottage" Walkers Paradise And Pet Friendly". Make the most of an oven, heating and other convenient amenities during your getaway.

When it's time to walk out of your studio apartment and explore, there's loads to keep you on the go around Bishop Auckland. Into culture? Swing by Gala Theatre Durham and Binchester Roman Fort.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Bishop Auckland?

Short-term rentals aren't hard to find in and around Bishop Auckland. Chill out for the weekend in a luxury bed & breakfast, a budget apartment or a house that fits the whole family. Whatever type of vacation rental you're looking for, you'll find the perfect place with Vrbo. Here are some of our favorite options:

  • If you'd like to be near the action, "3 Bedroom Accommodation In Frosterley" is calling your name. It's within easy reach of the heart of Bishop Auckland and a convenient base to check out attractions like Witton Castle and Hamsterley Forest.
  • Roll out of bed, make a strong coffee and then start planning what to explore around "5 Bedroom Accommodation In Frosterley". Escomb Saxon Church and Low Barns Visitor Centre should be on your itinerary if you stay at this short-term rental.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Bishop Auckland?

Whether spent in a luxury condo or a rustic cabin, a romantic weekend getaway is a perfect way to spice up your love life. Whisk your honey off for a few days at one of these popular escapes in or near Bishop Auckland:

  • Slip away on Friday for a couple of passion-filled nights at "Beautiful Self - Contained Lodge In The Heart Of Weardale". Roughly 1 mile from Bishop Auckland, this property comes with lots of nice touches, including beauty services and massage services.
  • Alternatively, spend a few days sipping wine and canoodling at "Listed Stone Built Folly With Original Gothic Features", around 25 miles from Bishop Auckland. Beauty services and a nearby bay will help ramp up the romance.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in or near Bishop Auckland?

Share your trip and have twice as much fun. Whether you're planning an action-packed escape with friends for a family get-together, you'll have your pick of large group vacation rentals in and near Bishop Auckland:

  • Providing space, comfort and privacy, you'll get your guests' seal of approval at "7 Bedroom Accommodation In Frosterley". Up to 15 people can be accommodated at this property which has 7 bedrooms, a kitchen and a garden. You'll discover it around 1 mile to the north of Bishop Auckland.
  • "Holiday House Protaras For 1 - 8 Persons With 3 Bedrooms" is another option that'll fit the whole crew. It's around 4 miles to the northwest of Bishop Auckland, has 6 bedrooms and sleeps as many as 12 guests. A swimming pool and a garden are among the things that'll help make your stay even more comfortable.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in or near Bishop Auckland?

Of all the amenities a vacation rental can offer, a pool is one of the most desired. Have a look at these houses for rent with a pool in or near Bishop Auckland and spend your time splashing around. Just don't forget to bring your inflatable flamingo:

  • Treat your crew to an unforgettable stay at "Cosy House For 5 Near Beamish". There's a lot to love about this retreat apart from its pool, such as a microwave oven and a TV.
  • Otherwise, enjoy a change of scenery at "Cottage Unit Ensuite With City View Sands House At Sands House". As well as its inviting pool, you'll also have use of a kitchen and a TV.

Wondering what the weather is like in Bishop Auckland? It has an oceanic climate, with average temperatures in summer ranging from 50 ºF to 60 ºF. If you're chasing more inspiration on places to stay in this epic destination, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to look through our entire range of Bishop Auckland vacation rentals.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in or near Bishop Auckland?

Every get-together with the family should be memorable. Whether you're planning some time off with the kids or a reunion with relatives, these large family vacation rentals in or near Bishop Auckland offer a comfy home away from home with plenty of space for everyone:

  • Sleeping as many as 10 guests in 5 bedrooms, "5 Bedroom Accommodation In Frosterley" is the ideal place to enjoy some family time. This escape is 1 mile to the northwest of Bishop Auckland and has creature comforts such as a kitchen and a garden.
  • Another popular option is "3 Bedroom Accommodation In Frosterley". This vacation rental is 1 mile northwest of Bishop Auckland and features a TV, a garden and more. With 3 bedrooms accommodating up to 7 people, don't worry about leaving anyone off your guest list.

If you're looking for family-friendly attractions around the area, you won't have to go far. Diggerland, Empire Theatre and High Force promise lots of fun for both adults and kids.

What are the best large houses to rent with indoor pools in or near Bishop Auckland?

Nothing says fancy-schmancy like having a pool right inside your house. Pack your favorite swimwear and enjoy a dip in the privacy of one of these large vacation homes in or near Bishop Auckland:

  • Invite family and friends over for a leisurely swim at "Luxury Barn With Heated Indoor Pool And Hot Tub Close To Durham City". This rental has space to spare, with 4 bedrooms comfortably sleeping 10 people. A swimming pool and a kitchen are other things to love about this place.
  • Another excellent option is "4 Bedroom Accommodation In Wolsingham". With 4 bedrooms accommodating up to 8 guests, you can invite your entire gang to stay, hang out and swim. A swimming pool and a fireplace are other amenities your guests can make use of here.

Use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find more tempting Bishop Auckland vacation rental options for your next big getaway.

Are there one-bedroom vacation rentals in or near Bishop Auckland?

Often situated in sought-after positions due to their smaller footprint, a one-bedroom vacation rental is a wise pick if you're traveling solo or with one other person. Here's a quick taste of Vrbo's range in or near Bishop Auckland:

  • Book "Beautiful Self - Contained Lodge In The Heart Of Weardale" for a couple of nights. This one-bedroom vacation rental comes with a kitchen and a garden and is close to downtown.
  • "1 Bedroom Accommodation In Stanhope" is another lovely one-bedroom escape also a short distance from the center. When you're not out discovering your surroundings, take advantage of a kitchen, a garden and much more.