Where to stay around Durham?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 368 holiday lettings near Durham. From 162 Houses to 97 Studios, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Durham for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Durham?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Durham. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Durham Cathedral: 501 holiday lettings
  • Durham University: 515 holiday lettings
  • Durham Castle: 498 holiday lettings
  • Durham Heritage Centre and Museum: 500 holiday lettings
  • Brancepeth Castle Golf Club: 568 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Durham listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Durham?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 162 Houses in Durham. Our other popular types of Durham holiday rentals include:

  • Studios: 97 self catering accommodations
  • Flats: 97 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 96 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cabins and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Durham?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 7 holiday homes with pool available in Durham. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    The friendly city of Durham awaits you

    Take a holiday to Durham and enjoy the area's history, cathedral and culture. Travellers especially like the spas, restaurants and university setting in this welcoming and walkable city. Take in top local attractions such as Durham Castle and Durham Cathedral. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.

    Activities and attractions in and around Durham

    Do you want to discover things to do in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Durham a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Blue Reef Aquarium (18.3 mi / 29.4 km)
    • Mount Oswald Golf Club (1.3 mi / 2 km)
    • Adventure Valley (2.5 mi / 4.1 km)
    • Brancepeth Castle Golf Club (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
    • Mini Moos Adventure Farm (5.2 mi / 8.3 km)
    • Spennymoor Leisure Centre (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)

    Exploring the natural features in Durham

    Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Durham is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Palace Green (0.1 mi / 0.2 km)
    • Crook Hall and Gardens (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
    • Durham Botanic Garden (1 mi / 1.6 km)
    • Rainton Meadows Visitor Centre (5 mi / 8 km)
    • Jubilee Park (5.4 mi / 8.8 km)
    • Chapman's Well Local Nature Reserve (7 mi / 11.3 km)