Bishop Auckland holiday parks, County Durham Holiday rentals and holiday home ownership - luxury lodge & caravan parks in Bishop Auckland

Bishop Auckland is a pretty market town located in the heart of County Durham in the Vale of Durham on the River Wear. It is surrounded by beautiful rugged countryside and is a great base to explore the surrounding area and the County Durham coastline. The area is rich in history with castles and historic houses to explore, family attractions for all ages and plenty of outdoor activities.

There's no better place to enjoy the warmth of friendliness of the people in Bishop Auckland than in any one of the brilliant pubs and restaurants with great local food and drinks. They love their food here and celebrate with not one but two food festivals. The Full Moon Street Food Market in March and Bishop Auckland Food Festival in April are not to be missed. With all these attractions, it's no wonder why a staycation on a Bishop Auckland holiday park is so popular.

At a glance...
Restaurants 30+
Cycle paths & mountain biking
Country walks
Nearest beach - 25 miles
Cathedrals and castles
Kynren - An Epic Tale Of England
Nearest major airport Newcastle (42km)
Nearest train station Bishop Auckland (Northern)

Featured holiday parks in Bishop Auckland

The caravan and lodge parks in and around Bishop Auckland provide excellent self catering accommodation options with static caravans and luxury lodges. Many of the holiday parks also offer a range of pitches for camping, touring and motorhomes. Renting a park holiday home is the perfect choice for a staycation as it provides total freedom and flexibility and if you own a holiday home, you have the option of taking unlimited holidays in Bishop Auckland any time of year.

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Things to see & do in and around Bishop Auckland

Bishop Auckland and the surrounding area is full of interesting villages and dramatic scenery. The rugged countryside is dotted with castles and country houses to explore and if you like the outdoors, there are great walking trails, cycling tracks, golf courses and fishing lakes.

A few suggestions...
Bishop Auckland Food Festival
Kynren - An Epic Tale of England
11 Arches Park
Locomotion Museum
Brancepeth Castle & Golf Course
Willington - Bishop Auckland Cycle Route
Drive to the coast and spend a day on the beach
high force waterfall in country durham

Our view on Bishop Auckland

Bishop Auckland is a great central location to explore the beautiful countryside and amazing history of County Durham. The laid back atmosphere and local hospitality makes Bishop Auckland a hit with visitors and with so much to see and do, staying on a holiday park in Bishop Auckland is ideal for friends, families and groups. It provides the space, freedom and flexibility to do what you want, when you want and let's you enjoy Bishop Auckland and the surrounding area at your own pace.