Holidays to Durham

United Kingdom
Durham City is a perfect place for a city break, with the World Heritage Site Castle and Cathedral, Durham is a beautiful little city with winding cobbled streets packed with history, culture and stunning architecture.

Photos from other travellers

How to get to Durham

Here's what you need to know about getting to Durham. You can see the cheapest month to fly and a snapshot of flight prices for the following month. Also, don't forget to factor in your travelling time - the typical flight from London Heathrow to Durham takes 3 hours, 25 minutes.

When to go to Durham

Typical Holiday Price

£597 per person

The average price of hotels and apartments in Durham varies according to the time of year. To help you plan when to go, we've looked at the hotels available on our site, then worked out the average price per night for the quietest and the busiest months.

Cheapest Month to Visit


Based on a typical 1 week holiday - adding together the cost of flights and accommodation - November is the cheapest month to go to Durham.

Where to stay in Durham

Whatever your travelling style, we can help find you the perfect place to stay. From luxurious hotels to practical apartments, these are our most popular places in Durham, according to other travellers.

Things to see and do in Durham

Pixality | FlickrBeamish Museum
Beamish Museum
Georgi Kolev | Trip by SkyscannerDurham Cathedral
Durham Cathedral
mrgarethm | FlickrLangley Park
Langley Park
Reading Tom | FlickrPalace Green
Palace Green

Reviews of Durham

Louise J
Louise J

Lumiere Durham 16-19 November 2017: The UK’s largest outdoor light festival returns in 2017 to light up Durham City over four magical evenings in November, illuminating Durham City for the fifth time.

Chris Millson
Chris MillsonUnited States

Lovely city. It's not huge so you can do it in a day! But a really nice place to go.

Helena Beaumont
Helena BeaumontWakefield

my son went to university here so i have avested intrest so to speak A wonderful ambient city with an interesting cathederal plenty of beautiful parks and intersting shopping well worth avisit just to see the japanese buisness school in the wonderfully kept japanese garden

Sarah Gundle
Sarah GundleCharlotte

Gorgeous medieval town, good food (loved Finbarr's), coffee shops, and a beautiful view

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