Durham Holiday Cottages

This accolade-laden city has been called everything from a 'perfect little city' to the 'Best city in the UK'. With a packed year-round calendar of events, this is an ideal destination whether you are after a weekend break or a longer stay. With many self-guided trails, including Mystery Treasure Trail and Art Trail, there is something to keep all ages entertained. The city is packed full of history and culture, from Durham Cathedral, part of the city's UNESCO World Heritage Site to castles and historic houses. It is also home to England's largest open-air museum, adrenaline-packed activities and fantastic places to either walk or bike. Explore all that this area has to offer from the comfort of one of our Durham holiday cottages.

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Inspiration of things to see and do in our holiday cottages in Durham

This historic city in the northeast of England is renowned for its stunning architecture, rich history, and vibrant culture.

Here are the top five things to see and do in our holiday cottages in Durham:

Durham Cathedral

Visit Durham Cathedral, a UNESCO World Heritage site and one of the finest examples of Norman architecture in the world. Marvel at the breathtaking Gothic interiors, the famous Rose Window, and the impressive rib vaulted ceilings.

Durham Castle

Explore Durham Castle, located adjacent to the cathedral and also designated as a UNESCO World Heritage site. The castle's Norman architecture and beautiful views of the city from its courtyard make it a must-visit attraction.

Durham University Botanic Garden

Take a leisurely stroll through Durham University Botanic Garden, a peaceful oasis offering a diverse collection of plants from around the world. Enjoy the tranquillity of the gardens and various themed plantings.

Crook Hall and Gardens

Step back in time at Crook Hall, a 13th-century medieval hall surrounded by beautiful gardens. Explore the historic rooms, admire the Tudor-style interior, and wander through the delightful gardens featuring various floral displays.

Durham Riverside Walk

Enjoy a scenic walk along the River Wear through the Durham Riverside Walk. This picturesque path takes you past the cathedral and castle, offering stunning views of the city's landmarks and natural beauty.

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