With over 1000 years of architecture, you are somewhat spoiled for choice with a holiday letting in the Northern English city of Durham.
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Find a rental meeting your preferences among the 182 great properties from numerous holiday letting websites in Durham. HomeToGo directly highlights top offers by comparing all listed properties.
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Rent a holiday home, apartment or cottage in Durham from just £51 per night
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Popular holiday rental amenities in Durham
Filters are provided so you can find the perfect letting in Durham. Most of the accommodation options in Durham offer internet or TVs, which makes it a fantastic holiday destination if you can't imagine a holiday without internet or you never miss an episode of your favourite show. Not as many properties in Durham are available if you want a letting with a sauna or you think grilling is essential for a great holiday , as saunas and barbecues are not very popular features in Durham.
The Weather in Durham
Above are the weather conditions for Durham. On average, the warmest month is July. Conversely, January is the coolest month in Durham, with temperatures falling below 2°. The rainiest month is July, while the driest month is April.
7-Day Weather Forecast in Durham
Accommodation options for your holiday in Durham
Art and culture
If you want to learn more about this historic city the Durham Museum and Heritage Centre is well worth checking out. Exhibitions and displays chart the history and development of Durham, going all the way back to how life was during Medieval times. One of its most interesting features is the full scale recreation of a Victorian prison cell, giving you an insight into how people were punished in the 19th Century.
Excursion destinations in the area
25 miles to the south of Durham is Walworth Castle, one of the most impressive stately homes in the area, which also is home to a falconry centre where you can interact with a variety of birds of prey.
A mere 20 miles to the north of Durham is the city of Newcastle. The region's biggest city, with a strong industrial history, you can enjoy its sights and sounds and get a traditional warm Geordie welcome from its citizens. Situated on the banks of the River Tyne, Newcastle is known for its vibrant nightlife and landmarks such as the Gateshead Millennium Bridge.
The sights of Durham
Durham University Oriental Museum
Located within the world renowned Durham University is this museum brings together tens of thousands of artefacts from Asia and the Far East. The museum is an inexpensive and fascinating day out for all the family.
A UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the world's best examples of Norman architecture, this cathedral offers views of the town from its central tower. With over 1000 years of history, it also houses some of the oldest sets of printed books in the country.
Durham University Botanic Garden
Located to the south of the city are 25 acres of woodland, this garden offers plenty of colour and is an ideal place to go for a stroll and take in the collections of plants that come from all around the world.
In between the cathedral and the castle is Palace Green, an area of grass that is surrounded by stunning architecture. Here, you can watch the world go by, enjoy a coffee or maybe join in a students' croquet match during the summer.
Supposedly one of the most haunted places in England, you visit this 14th Century castle for afternoon tea or a romantic, evening meal. Surrounded by wonderful scenery and overlooking the River Wear and Durham County Cricket Club, Lumley Castle is one of the region's highlights.
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does it cost to rent a holiday home in Durham?
On average, a Apartment rentals or Cottage in Durham costs £51 per night.
How many holiday homes are available to book in Durham?
May is the time of year with the highest amount of Apartment rentals and Cottage available in Durham, so you'll find plenty of great holiday deals during this month.
What is the most popular holiday home amenity in Durham?
The top three amenities our customers choose for holiday rentals in Durham are internet, TVs and balconies/patios.
How many holiday homes are on offer in Durham?
Holidaymakers looking for accommodation in Durham will be pleased to know that there are 182 options on offer, with prices starting from just £51 per night.
Am I allowed to bring my pet when staying in a Durham holiday home?
Dogs are welcome in Durham, which is home to 29 pet-friendly holiday homes.
What's the best time of year to travel to Durham?
Book your Durham holiday in April or May to avoid a washout; these are the months with the least amount of rain.
Can you get deals on holiday homes in Durham?
You can find great value holiday homes in Durham with the nightly price of a let beginning at £51 - and HomeToGo has created a range of filters that mean it's a piece of cake to see the best deals. If you're still selecting dates for a trip, you can use HomeToGo's flexible dates technology to scan for low-price time periods and get discounts of up to 47%. Moreover, HomeToGo's 'distance from' filter makes it easy to see top quality accommodation offers in great value, lesser-known spots with good proximity to the area of your choice, whether that's sand and sea, a mountain for snowboarding, or a city's urban hub. Start searching with time to spare to take advantage of good availability and top discounts - and do so with confidence by clicking on HomeToGo's 'free cancellation' filter as you look for the perfect holiday home.
What are the pros of finding a holiday letting in Durham with HomeToGo?
From increased privacy away from the crowds to plenty of room in which to have fun with your loved ones, holiday lets in Durham provide a wide range of benefits. HomeToGo surfaces real reviews written by previous guests, and searching is safe, simple, and hassle-free - so with 182 deals from 19 providers in the region, you're bound to locate the perfect place to stay with the amenities and features to suit you in Durham.
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