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 hottest month in Durham is June, when temperatures peak at 91 ˚F. The coolest month is November, when temperatures drop to 20 ˚F. The wettest month in Durham is February with 6.75 inches of rain, while the driest month is December with 0.64 inches of rain.

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Vacation Rentals in Durham

Choose the perfect accommodation for your trip at AllTheRooms.com. We compare Airbnb, Priceline, Agoda and others. We have 950 vacation rentals, hotels and other accommodation types in Durham ranging from low-cost options to extravagant places to stay. If you are trying to save money, the cheapest place to stay in Durham is only $20 a night. The average price of an accommodation is $116 per night.

If you would like to stay connected during your trip, then you can choose from over 297 accommodations in Durham that have WiFi. We have 68 accommodations that include a breakfast included. Choose from 6 places to stay that provide gym options, so you won't miss a single workout. If you are driving to Durham, you'll want to pick from 299 places to stay that provide parking. We track 3 hotels and vacation rentals that have a pool or jacuzzi.

If you're traveling with your best friend, then be sure to select one of the 72 pet-friendly accommodations available.

395 of the rentals in Durham have been rated by previous guests. They rated 52% as excellent or good. 307 places to stay in are instantly bookable.

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