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Bishop Auckland hotels and places to stay

Manor House Hotel
3 out of 5
The Green, West Auckland, Bishop Auckland, England
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10.83 mi from city centre
3.8/5Good! (5 reviews)

"Attended wedding and booked superior double. Room enormous with lovely view, four poster bed, two arm chairs , tea making facilities. Bed was so comfortable . Quite firm which his my preference. Large immaculate bathroom with a bath you could lie full length in and gallons of hot water. Breakfast ..."…"

Reviewed on 28 Jan 2019

Manor House Hotel
Plum Tree Cottage
3.5 out of 5
Low Lane, Witton Le Wear, Bishop Auckland, England
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8.1 mi from city centre
5/5Exceptional! (3 reviews)

"Absolutely gorgeous little cottage. We thoroughly enjoyed our 2 nights and didn’t want to leave. We will definitely be staying again. Bev was more than helpful."…"

Reviewed on 5 Mar 2020

Plum Tree Cottage
Old Coach House At The Golden Lion
3 out of 5
12 Market Place, St Johns Chapel, Bishop Auckland, England
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The price is £68 per night
9.04 mi from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (22 reviews)

"Everyone very helpful. Good food. Very clean. Quiet location"…"

Reviewed on 16 Jul 2019

Old Coach House At The Golden Lion

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Bua Boutique Hotel
2.5 out of 5
1 High Street, Tow Law, Bishop Auckland, England
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The price is £65 per night
6.01 mi from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (15 reviews)

"The Thai food in the restaurant was excellent. Breakfast was just perfect for starting the day."…"

Reviewed on 21 Oct 2019

Bua Boutique Hotel
Newlands Hall Farmouse B&B
4 out of 5
Frosterley, Bishop Auckland, England
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1.7 mi from city centre
4.6/5Wonderful! (5 reviews)
Lovely Farmhouse.

"Lovely farmhouse, location, breakfast. Slightly tired enquire. Would stayou there again"…"

Reviewed on 14 Aug 2017

Newlands Hall Farmouse B&B
Arch Spa Stanhope Castle
3.5 out of 5
3 The Castle Stanhope, Bishop Auckland, England
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3.21 mi from city centre
Arch Spa Stanhope Castle
Horsley Head Holidays
3.5 out of 5
Horsley Head Eastgate, Bishop Auckland, England
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4.33 mi from city centre
Horsley Head Holidays
Mill Cottage
3.5 out of 5
Mill Cottage 18 West End Wolsingham, Bishop Auckland, England
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2.94 mi from city centre
Mill Cottage
The Lodge
3.5 out of 5
Primrose House Primrose Hill Newfield, Bishop Auckland, England
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11 mi from city centre
The Lodge
Blackburn Cottage Barn
3.5 out of 5
Blackburn Cottage Hamsterley, Bishop Auckland, England
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2.84 mi from city centre
Blackburn Cottage Barn
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Visiting Bishop Auckland

Visitors to Bishop Auckland are sure to enjoy the bars. Tourists can also enjoy the city's coffee shops, spas and parks. Top sights around the area include Bowes Museum, Durham Cathedral and Durham Castle.

  • There are 65 hotels and other accommodation options in Bishop Auckland
  • The closest major airport is in Newcastle (NCL-Newcastle Intl.), 24.5 mi (39.4 km) from the city centre
  • The next closest is in Durham (MME-Tees Valley), 25.1 mi (40.4 km) away

Sightseeing and Staying in Bishop Auckland

Cultural venues in the city include Killhope Lead Mining Museum, Low Barns Visitor Centre and Weardale Museum. The city is notable for landmarks like Auckland Castle, Escomb Saxon Church and Binchester Roman Fort. The city's natural setting is picturesque, including the countryside and Hamsterley Forest.

Popular places to visit outside the city include Bowes Museum, located 11.9 mi (19.2 km) from the heart of the city, and Durham Cathedral, which is 15.7 mi (25.3 km) away.

Getting around Bishop Auckland

If you want to explore the larger area, hop on a train at Bishop Auckland Station. Bishop Auckland may not have many public transport options to choose from so consider a car rental to maximise your time.

Dressing for Bishop Auckland

  • Between January and March, you can expect average temperatures of 10°C during the day and 2°C at night
  • From April to June, the average during the day is 18°C, whilst the average at night is 4°C
  • July to September has daytime averages of 20°C with night-time averages of 9°C
  • Between October and December, you can expect daytime averages of 15°C and night-time averages of 2°C
  • About 547 millimetres of rain falls on Bishop Auckland each year
  • Usually July and August are the hottest months with an average of 19°C, whereas January and December are often coldest, averaging 2°C

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place for a stay in Bishop Auckland?
Based on our traveller data, Old Coach House At The Golden Lion is one of the top choices for your stay. This 3-star inn offers a restaurant and free parking. Other good choices for your trip include The Saxon Inn and Park Head Hotel & Restaurant.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Bishop Auckland, will I receive a refund?
Yes, the majority of hotel reservations are fully refundable as long as you cancel prior to the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which in most cases is within 24 or 48 hours of your arrival date. If you booked a non-refundable reservation, it might still be possible to cancel it and get a refund within a 24-hour period of your booking. Add dates, click “Search”, then filter by “free cancellation” to get the best deals available in Bishop Auckland.
What's the best budget-friendly accommodation in Bishop Auckland?
Based on reviews, Park Head Hotel & Restaurant is a popular 3.5-star hotel for our travellers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and free parking.
What's the best hotel for a family holiday in Bishop Auckland?
Park Head Hotel & Restaurant is a top 3.5-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features a restaurant and free parking. Plum Tree Cottage is another good choice for your child-friendly holiday. Also, attractions in the area such as National Railway Museum at Shildon and Hall Hill Farm are fun for children of all ages.
What's the best pet-friendly accommodation option in Bishop Auckland?
Plum Tree Cottage is a top dog-friendly lodge and offers a bar/lounge for its human guests.
What's the best golf hotel in Bishop Auckland?
Park Head Hotel & Restaurant is a 3.5-star hotel featuring a restaurant and free WiFi, and it’s a top choice for playing a round of golf. Another good option is Dales Farm Upper Weardale if you’d like to stay near a golf course while in town. You can tee off at Bishop Auckland Golf Club during your trip.
What are some accommodations with pools in Bishop Auckland?
Manor House Hotel: Offers 2 bars/lounges, an indoor pool and a restaurant.

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