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.
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.
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.
This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Durham. The hottest month in Durham is June, when temperatures peak at 82 ˚F. The coolest month is December, when temperatures drop to 22 ˚F. The wettest month in Durham is October with 4.66 inches of rain, while the driest month is November with 2.25 inches of rain.
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Those needing to get some work done during their trip to Durham can pick from 271 places to stay that have WiFi. 54 places to stay include a breakfast. You can maintain your workout routine by staying at one of 23 accommodations that provide gym facilities. If you're planning on getting to Durham by car, be sure to choose from 275 accommodations that provide parking.
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