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 June and May, when temperatures reach 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

Find the perfect vacation rental for your trip at AllTheRooms.com. We aggregate Airbnb, Priceline, Agoda and many more. Durham has 950 hotels, vacation rentals and other special places to stay, with prices to suit careful travellers, luxury travelers and everything in between. For those wanting to keep costs down, the lowest priced place to stay in Durham is just $20 a night. In general, a place to stay in Durham will cost you $116 per night.

Those looking to get some work finished during their trip to Durham can pick from 297 places to stay that have WiFi. 68 places to stay include a morning meal. Fitness addicts can get a workout in during their stay by choosing from 6 accommodations that have gyms. 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 a furry friend, then make sure to select one of the 72 pet-friendly accommodations available.

395 of the accommodations in Durham have been rated by previous guests. They rated 52% as great. 307 accommodations allow instant booking.

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