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 July and May, when temperatures reach 81 ˚F. The coolest month is February, when temperatures drop to 23 ˚F. The wettest month in Durham is March with 7.29 inches of rain, while the driest month is September with 0.22 inches of rain.

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Vacation Rentals in Durham

At AllTheRooms.com we have rentals from all of your favorite providers - Airbnb, Priceline, Agoda and others. Durham has 950 hotels, vacation rentals and other unique places to stay, with prices to suit careful travellers, luxury travelers and everything in between. For those trying to keep costs down, the cheapest place to stay in Durham is just $20 per night. In general, a place to stay in Durham will cost you $116 per night.

Those needing to get some work done during their trip to Durham can choose from 297 places to stay that include WiFi. 68 of our accommodations include a breakfast in the price. Fitness fanatics can get a workout in during their stay by choosing from 6 accommodations that have gym facilities. Driving to Durham? Then choose one of the 299 places to stay that comes with a parking spot included. We track 3 accommodations that have a pool or jacuzzi.

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

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

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