Durham, England Vacation Rentals

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Durham Travel Guide

Taking a trip to Durham in northern England is like taking a step back in time. The city is packed with history and it’s best known for its Roman castle and Cathedral, as well as its Medieval buildings.

Things to Do in Durham

To get your history fix, visit the iconic Durham Cathedral, which dates back to the 11th century, and Durham Castle, which is a Norman castle dating back to the 11th century. Take a walk around the majestic Durham University Botanic Garden, which displays plants from around the world, or visit the Durham University Museum of Archaeology, which has a great display of Medieval artefacts.

Best Time to Visit Durham

The best time to visit Durham is in the summer months of July and August, when you have the best chance of experiencing summertime weather in the UK.

Price and Availability in Durham

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The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Durham tends to be Wednesday, while the most expensive day tends to be Friday. Vacation homes in Durham tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Mondays.
The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Durham is in August, while the cheapest month is in January. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Durham is in the high season in September. Durham has its low season in January, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.

The Weather in Durham

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Durham. The warmest months in Durham are April and June, when temperatures reach 81 ˚F. The coolest month is November, when temperatures drop to 10 ˚F. The wettest month in Durham is November with 7.36 inches of rain, while the driest month is September with 0.91 inches of rain.

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Vacation Rentals in Durham

Pick the perfect vacation rental for your vacation at AllTheRooms.com. We aggregate Airbnb, Priceline, Agoda and many more. AllTheRooms has 950 vacation rentals, hotels and other great places to stay during your time in Durham, with everything from budget hostels and homestays to extravagant Airbnbs and hotels. A vacation in Durham can be affordable - our lowest price accommodation is available at $20 a night. A typical accommodation in Durham costs on average $116 per night.

If you need an internet connection during your time in Durham, then you can choose from over 297 accommodations that provide WiFi internet. 68 of our accommodations come with breakfast in the price. Choose from 6 accommodations that provide gym options, so you won't miss a single workout. If you're planning on arriving in Durham by car, be sure to choose from 299 accommodations that provide parking. We track 3 accommodations that have a pool or jacuzzi.

Those traveling with a cat, dog or some other animal can stay in any of 72 accommodations that are designated as pet-friendly.

395 accommodations in Durham have been reviewed; 52% are rated excellent or good. 307 accommodations allow instant booking.

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