Things to Do at Kingfisher

Own your own holiday home in a peaceful rural location

Owners Only Park
Rated 5* by Visit England
12 Month Season
There’s something 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.


Verdant Leisure Location Map

Bishop Auckland
County Durham
DL13 2SJ

01890 771316

Season open:
All year round

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Kingfisher Leisure Park is the perfect base from which to explore everything that County Durham has to offer. Within a few miles you can be exploring the beautiful Durham Dales or Hamsterley Forest; it’s the perfect place for those who love the great outdoors.

The local area is steeped in history and there’s an abundance of castles and museums to discover. There are so many picture perfect villages in the area, full of quaint shops and tearooms.
Action packed, or laid back and relaxed, County Durham offers something for everyone.

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!


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Walks and Outdoors

Girl walking in the outdoors in wellies

Located in the heart of the Durham Dales, Kingfisher has an array of walking routes on its doorstep. You can also find the breathtaking waterfall, High Force, just a short distance away. Hamsterley Forest, with its endless walking, cycling and horseriding routes is also close by and can be great for a day out.


Family Days Out

There will be something for everyone to enjoy close to Kingfisher Leisure Park. With a number of brilliant attractions for younger family members including farms, museums, activity centres and more to enjoy. From taking a step back in time, to getting messy or exploring new heights, it’s never a dull day when you spend your downtime at Kingfisher.  


Enjoy the great outdoors when you visit a Verdant Leisure Park


Enjoy the historic Auckland Castle and park near Heather View

For that true holiday feeling there are a number of places to enjoy great days out for everyone in the Durham Dales and beyond. Visit the impressive French mansion Bowes Museum, explore Auckland Castle or take a day out to get to know some birds of prey. Take a look at just some of the days out you can enjoy during your time at Kingfisher.


Talk to us about ownership

Want to know more about holiday home ownership or in need of some advice? Don't hesitate to contact us today. Call us on 01388 527230 or submit an enquiry.