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Find popular Durham Cottages & Lodges. Relax, Rest, Enjoy!

There are many reasons to book a cottage or lodge with hot tub in Durham not least the vast number of attractions and spectacular scenery, this region is steeped in history and offers lots to see and do.

Add to that; the famous north east hospitality and what more could you want? Especially when you stay in a traditional cottage or luxury lodge with hot tub. Whether you are looking for family accommodation, pet friendly cottages or an indulgent romantic getaway, County Durham has it all.

Spend your days sightseeing at one of the many attractions, experience the county's proud food heritage and enjoy the vibrant nightlife before returning to your holiday home and relaxing in your own private outdoor jacuzzi.

You will not be disappointed, and we have put together the best properties the region has to offer to make sure you are guaranteed a memorable stay.

Luxury Lodges & Cottages in Durham

Check out the best cottages with hot tubs and Durham lodges; be it for a couple, family or group of friends, you are guaranteed to find "the one" and pack your suitcases because a hot tub break in Durham really does restore the soul!


    ​​Wolsingham, near Stanhope

    Private hot tub. Broadband/Wi Fi. Swimming pool. 1 well behaved pet allowed.

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    Byers Green, near Durham

    Private hot tub. Wood burning stove. Fully fitted kitchen. Fishing and golf nearby.

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    Bishop Auckland, County Durham

    Private hot tub. Breathtaking views. Games room. Garden/Patio.

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Relax and Enjoy a Break at One of our Selected Lodges with Hot Tubs in County Durham

Our selection of charming hot tub lodges in Durham, offer guests the chance to unwind and spend quality time with friends and family whether you are looking for a rural retreat, somewhere close to amenities or pet-friendly holiday home you will find them all in this welcoming county.

Offering the ultimate in UK self-catering accommodation all the properties have well-equipped kitchens, contemporary bathrooms and comfortable living spaces in which to kick back and relax.

However, in most, it’s the outdoor space which makes them extra special; just imagine drinking in stunning countryside views while enjoying your morning coffee and planning the day’s activities or feeling the massaging jets of your exclusive jacuzzi melting your cares and worries away under a starlit sky.

We think you’ll agree, there’s nothing better!

About Durham

The delightful county in the north-east of England is accessible and is a popular choice for hot tub holidays and weekend breaks due to its proximity to numerous attractions, the rich heritage of the area: Along with mining the region played a big part in the industrial revolution with the country’s first passenger steam railway developed in Stockton and Darlington in 1825.

With the North Pennines, Area of Outstanding Natural beauty to the west and the heritage County Durham coast to the east, there is something for everyone.

Visit the fascinating museums, explore the quaint villages on two wheels, stopping for lunch or a drink at one of the many country inns or enjoy some retail therapy.

Unique attractions, a diverse industrial heritage, a vast array of outdoor pursuits, plus festivals and events throughout the year ensure Durham’s position as one of the top destinations for a relaxing hot tub break.

Activities and Must-see Sights in Durham

There is something for all ages to enjoy when staying at a hot tub lodge in Durham. Little ones will love the rides at Diggerland, while adults will enjoy the sights, culture selection of quirky shops and fine dining of the county town.

Luxurious spas, fantastic fishing, plenty of family friendly attractions plus outstanding scenery combine to offer families and couples plenty of choice when it comes to days out.

We have listed a few popular attractions to get you started but delve a bit deeper and you will find plenty more things to do and places to see to keep the whole family happy.

Durham Cathedral

Durham Cathedral

This World Heritage site is one of the most significant buildings in the UK, perched next to Durham castle on a hill overlooking the medieval city and river it is instantly recognisable and a major landmark when travelling the East Coast mainline.

Built in the 11th century for Benedictine monks it is almost a thousand years old and welcomes around 700,000 visitors a year who come to marvel at the breath-taking stained glass and arguably the best example of Romanesque architecture in the world.

The Cathedral is a popular film location and was used in the Harry Potter films for many of the Hogwarts scenes.

Beamish Museum

Beamish Museum

Set in 300 acres of gorgeous countryside this award-winning, world-famous museum enables you to experience life in the north-east during the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

Experience a real taste of history as you wander around Pockerley Old Hall, Home Farm and the pit village complete with staff in costumes that bring the place to life.

Take a ride on a horse drawn tram and buy vintage treats from the village sweetshop.
Beamish hosts a variety of events and food festivals throughout the year so there is always something going on and this popular attraction is fun for the whole family.

Walworth Castle Birds of Prey

Walworth Castle Birds of Prey

A fantastic day out for those staying at a cottage with hot tub in county Durham, this family-run falconry centre is situated in the magnificent grounds of Walworth Castle.

Take the nature trail through magical ancient woodland and watch the amazing flying displays, get up close and personal with these incredible raptors and see the feeding station and don’t forget your camera for some fantastic photo opportunities.

There are kids craft workshops, special events and of course you can enjoy a bite to eat and some delicious ice-cream at the sophisticated Walworth Castle hotel.

World War One Soldier Statue, Seaham

World War One Soldier Statue, Seaham

Weather permitting Seaham is the perfect way to spend a relaxing day, with its beautiful dog friendly beach and County Durham's only marina offering stunning views.

Enjoy some fish and chips or an ice-cream as you stroll along the front and take a camera as you will also encounter Tommy the WW1 soldier.

This impressive steel statue of a war weary soldier by local artist Ray Lonsdale marked the centenary of the first world war.

Originally a temporary exhibit, in 2014 local residents raised over £67,000 so he could stay, becoming popular with visitors to this pretty seaside town.

High Force Waterfall

High Force Waterfall

You may be surprised to learn that County Durham boasts England's biggest waterfall. With a 70ft drop High Force Waterfall is one of the most exceptional natural features in the area.

Situated in the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and anglers; take your rods as there is some excellent salmon and trout fishing on the north bank of the River Tees nearby.

The best way to experience the picturesque scenery is to take the circular 5-mile walk from Bowlees visitor centre perfect for a doggy day out if you are staying at one of the many pet friendly hot tub lodges near Durham.

Shopping at the Metro Centre

Shopping at the Metro Centre

Less than 20 miles from Durham you will find the INTU Metrocentre Europe's best and largest shopping centre.

With around 330 shops, including big department stores, independent boutiques and well-known high street brands, over 60 bars, restaurants and coffee shops, plus a cinema, bowling, soft play and much more there is something to keep the whole family entertained.

After all that retail therapy, bearing in mind if you walk past every shop you will have clocked up 3.5 miles, what better way to recover than returning to your luxury hot tub lodge and sinking into the warm bubbles of your own private hot tub.

The Bowes Museum

The Bowes Museum

Situated in the heart of the idyllic Durham countryside is the historic market town of Barnard Castle and this is where you will find the magnificent Bowes museum.

An elegant grade-1 listed building it was built in the 19th century and houses 3 floors of the finest collections of art, pottery, silverware and fashion in the country.

Check out the museum's unique silver swan musical automation, take a leisurely stroll through the 22 acres of parkland and gardens, sample an indulgent afternoon tea at Café Bowes and purchase some unusual souvenirs in the well-stocked gift shop.

The Final Word

County Durham offers everything and more for a fun, relaxing hot tub break in the north-east of England, whether you are looking for a rural escape or something a bit closer to the action you will not be disappointed.

Enjoy some of the best shopping in the country less than 20 miles away, dine in some of the finest restaurants in the country and find a warm welcome in the friendly hostelries.

Go outdoors with the vast array of activities on offer within easy reach, then return to your luxury lodge with hot tub for a family barbeque, before enjoying a soak in your decadent hot tub.

Enjoy a round of golf, water-sports, a river cruise or pony trekking you can even book hot air balloon rides, where the stunning countryside can be viewed from a different perspective.

First-class accommodation, magnificent surroundings and friendly locals, what more could you wish for, when booking a hot tub break in the north of England.

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