Things to Do at Heather View

5* countryside holiday park in the Durham Dales

Fantastic Facilities
Rated 5* by Visit England
Breathtaking Views Across the Durham Dales

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There are things for everyone to enjoy in this picturesque part of County Durham.

The Durham Dales region is home to fantastic countryside parks and walking routes for people of all abilities and experience levels. The whole family can enjoy some fantastic attractions, with many fine historical monuments and museums just a short drive away.


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Heather View
Bishop Auckland
County Durham
DL13 2PS

01388 528728

Season open:
All year round

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There are few holiday parks that can boast such spectacular surroundings and yet be so conveniently located. Heather View is close to amazing countryside walking routes, quaint market towns, an abundance of historical attractions and a culture focused city like no other.

Located on the edge of the pretty market town of Stanhope, visitors and owners at Heather View have easy access to an abundance of market towns offering relaxing days out. Many of these come steeped in local history and offer fantastic places to explore such as castles, museums and walking trails.

Action packed, or laid back and relaxed, County Durham offers something for everyone.

There's so much to see and do in the local area and to help you make the most of everything that's available, we have managed to negotiate a number of discounts at local attractions and activities for our holiday guests and owners. Full details on the discounts are detailed below.

Entertainment and events

We add new entertainment regularly so be sure to check back with us for updates. You can also find details of our planned entertainment on notice boards around the park. A small charge may be applicable to some events, please ask reception for details.

Vinnie and Violet, our cuddly park mascots, will also be making regular appearances throughout the year; they're usually up to mischief so keep an eye out for them!


Enjoy a variety of events during your stay at a Verdant Leisure Park

Walks and outdoors

Girl walking in the outdoors in wellies

Located in the heart of the Durham Dales, Heather View is just a stone’s throw away from a number of amazing walking routes. You can also find the breathtaking waterfall, High Force, on the nearby Teesdale Way walk, and Hamsterley Forest, with its endless walking, cycling and horse riding routes just down the road.


Family Days Out

The perfect option for family holidays, Heather View has an abundance of family friendly days out nearby. There are farms, museums, activity centres and more to enjoy. From stepping into history, to getting messy or exploring new heights, it’s never a dull day when you spend your downtime at Heather View.


Fun for children of all ages at Durham Climbing Centre


Enjoy the historic Auckland Castle and park near Heather View

For that true holiday feeling, there's a great number of places to enjoy fantastic days out for everyone. You can enjoy a relaxing stroll around some beautiful historic homes and gardens or take a trip into the past at a range of different museums. Take a look at just some of the days out you can enjoy during your time at Heather View.


Any questions for us?

Want to know more about holiday home ownership or in need of some advice about a holiday? Don't hesitate to contact us today. Call us on 01388 528728 or submit an enquiry.


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