Destination guide

The friendly city of Lanchester awaits you

Enjoy the churches and other features of Lanchester. Travelers like the restaurants, bars and gardens in this welcoming and relaxing city. Durham Castle and Durham Cathedral are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in Lanchester

Are you looking for attractions to see in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Lanchester a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • South Moor Golf Club (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Hall Hill Farm (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Mini Moos Adventure Farm (3.5 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Beamish Adventure Park (5.4 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Brancepeth Castle Golf Club (7 mi / 11.3 km)
  • Mount Oswald Golf Club (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Lanchester

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Lanchester is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Chapman's Well Local Nature Reserve (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Crook Hall and Gardens (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
  • Palace Green (7.4 mi / 11.9 km)
  • Durham Botanic Garden (7.8 mi / 12.6 km)
  • Saltwell Park (9.8 mi / 15.7 km)
  • Rainton Meadows Visitor Centre (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Lanchester

Fly into Newcastle (NCL-Newcastle Intl.), the closest airport, located 14.9 mi (24.1 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Durham (MME-Tees Valley), which is 24.7 mi (39.8 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around Lanchester, GB?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 204 vacation rentals around Lanchester. From 111 cabin rentals to 50 condo and apartment rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

What are the popular point of interests near where I can stay when traveling to Lanchester?

Vrbo offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Lanchester. From Vrbo travelers, the top most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Saltwell Park: 661 vacation rentals
  • Castle Keep: 649 vacation rentals
  • Durham University: 755 vacation rentals
  • Jesmond Dene Park: 638 vacation rentals
  • Raby Castle: 731 vacation rentals

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

Can I rent Cabins in Lanchester?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 111 Cabins in Lanchester. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Lanchester include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 50 rentals available
  • Houses: 36 rentals available
  • Cottages: 111 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Lanchester?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 14 vacation rentals with pool available in Lanchester. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.