Heather View Leisure Park

“A well run park and it is obvious that staff make great efforts to ensure the satisfaction of both longer term guests and those visiting for a shorter holiday.” - VisitEngland Assessor


Bishop Auckland, County Durham

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A scenic holiday park overlooking the Durham Dales, Heather View offers a peaceful retreat for anyone looking to relax in a rural location. This park features beautifully landscaped grounds, idyllic water features, children’s play areas and you can enjoy river fishing on the River Wear. Lodges and caravans are for sale and hire and visitors can enjoy freshly prepared food in the Riverview Bar and Grill. It's well located for many of the activities in the County Durham and Dales area and this is complimented by various children's activities on the park.

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5 Star Holiday Park

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Heather View Leisure Park
Stanhope, Bishop Auckland, COUNTY DURHAM, DL13 2PS
Phone : 01388 528728

About the area

Discover County Durham

County Durham reaches halfway across England, from the North Pennines in the west, to the sea in the east. Much of it is very sparsely inhabited, and is naturally beautiful; a mix of rolling hills, monumental valleys, lush farmland and unforgiving moors. It’s strong on industrial heritage as well, and remnants of the now all-but-vanished mining industry are everywhere.

The City of Durham has a magnificent Cathedral which can be traced back to the establishment of a church in the 10thcentury as the final resting place of the miraculous remains of Saint Cuthbert. The Cathedral, alongside the city’s Castle (an 11th-century structure that now houses University College), were created a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1986. The area’s mining past is fully documented at the Durham Mining Museum; an amazing resource. Bishop Auckland is the other major settlement, and for centuries was run almost as an independent state by the powerful Bishops of Durham. These days it is still a bustling town with plenty of shops, historical interest and events like the annual food festival. The coastal town of Peterlee is unusual; it was set up as a new town to house Durham miners after WW2. 

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