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Durham, England Vacation Rentals

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 Index in Durham

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The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Durham is in June, 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 May, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.
The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Durham tends to be Thursday, while the most expensive day tends to be Saturday. Vacation homes in Durham tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Mondays.

The weather in Durham

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Durham. The warmest months in Durham are July and August, when temperatures reach 82 ˚F. The coolest month is December, when temperatures drop to 20 ˚F. The wettest month in Durham is February with 9.47 inches of rain, while the driest month is May with 1.04 inches of rain.

Vacation Rentals in Durham

Browse accommodations from all the best providers including Airbnb, Homeaway, priceline and more at AllTheRooms.com. We have 2476 vacation rentals, hotels and other accommodation types in Durham ranging from budget options to luxury places to stay. For those traveling on a budget, the cheapest place to stay in Durham is available at $19 per night. On average, a place to stay in Durham will cost you $116 per night.

Those looking to get some work done during their trip to Durham can pick from 376 places to stay that provide WiFi. 78 of our accommodations in include a breakfast in the price. You can keep up with your workout regime by staying at one of 4 accommodations that provide gym facilities. If you're planning on arriving in Durham by car, be sure to choose from 346 accommodations that provide parking.

AllTheRooms has 94 pet-friendly places to stay in Durham, so if you're travelling with your cat or dog you won't have any trouble.

In Durham AllTheRooms currently aggregates hotels, vacation rentals, hostels from more than 4 providers, including 280 places to stay from Airbnb, 6 accommodations from Homeaway and 6 places to stay from priceline.

1104 of our places to stay in Durham have been rated by previous guests. They rated 49% as excellent or good. 884 accommodations allow instant booking.

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