Historically, Houghton le Spring was a part of Durham county but now administered by the district of the City of Sunderland. Famed for its rich mining industry, the town is situated towards Northeast English, and also houses some interesting attractions. Added to this, you would easily find Cheap Houghton le Spring Hotels. The Hotels are packed with amenities that make your stay comfortable and unforgettable
Penshaw Monument- Officially known as The Earl of Durham's Monument, this monument stands tall on Penhwa Hill and is one of the best-preserved samples of Doric Hexastyle temple. It’s a replica of a Greek temple. The historic monument is maintained by The National Trust. A small hike up to the hill leads you to a unique experience. The 200-year-old folly is also said to have a secret spiral staircase hidden in the pillar, which when climbed up lets you enjoy gorgeous views from the 70-foot height.
Elba Park- is situated in Sunderlands, and boasts of lush green space spread across 53 acres and provides a rich haven for wildlife. Enjoy a serene time amidst nature with beautiful walkways, sculpture trails, and tracks to cycle around. Added to this, you would get to experience original pieces of artwork dedicated to the site’s industrial and mining heritage with interesting folklore.
Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve although is a recent establishment, it houses wetlands, grasslands and supports a wide range of wildlife and birds. It is recorded to have over 200 species including waders such as redshank, roe deer, oystercatcher, lapwing, and other unusual species. There’s a lot more variety that can be experienced at this Reserve.
Houghton-le-Spring Golf Club- Set amidst lush green parkland to offer a stunning view of the surrounding countryside, the golf course is a delight to be at. It’s an 18 hole parkland course with some top-notch facilities to be enjoyed by both golfers and visitors. You can also just dine at the restaurant inside the course.
Other places that must make it to your bucket list include Houghton Hillside Cemetery Penshaw Equestrian Centre and Down at the farm.
OYO Chilton Country Pub And Hotel is the best option for your stay near Newcastle-upon-Tyne.
Houghton Le Spring is lined with numerous pubs and bars that are ideal for both, a romantic date night or a fun night with your friends. You can enjoy great food, an amazing range of beers and wonderful music at the pubs in Houghton Le Spring.
If you plan to visit by air, Newcastle Airport at a distance of around 17 miles is the nearest. You can also reach Houghton Le Spring via trains with Chester Le Street railway station being the nearest. Another convenient railway station is in Durham at a distance of 7 miles from Houghton Le Spring.
The months from June to September, and between November to February are the best to visit Houghton Le Spring. During this period the weather remains pleasant and warm making it ideal for sightseeing and sports activities.
Houghton Le Spring is well-connected with several major cities and towns via a network of trains and roadways. You can head to Liverpool, London, Coventry, and Bristol for a weekend getaway from Houghton Le Spring to explore the beauty of the region.
Newbottle Lane and Mautland Square are major places for shopping in the town where you can find everything from - designer clothes, shoes, handicrafts, and regional souvenirs.
From history and culture to arts and sports, Houghton Le Spring has several tourist attractions to delight you.
You can book an OYO Hotel in Houghton Le Spring for around £30-40 per night. You can also avail of some additional discounts on your booking via promo codes.
Tidy rooms, clean washrooms, TV, AC, and free WiFi are some of the amenities offered by OYO Hotels in Houghton Le Spring. Parking, in-house restaurants, 24/7 check-ins, garden area, and banquet halls are some other facilities that are provided to guests.