General Information about Durham
Durham which has been inhabited since 2,000 B.C is set in North East England. Durham is just 13 miles away from Sunderland, 130 miles away from Manchester, 122 miles away from Edinburgh with Glasgow being over 165 miles away. You will not be disappointed when you visit Durham with its charming surroundings and historical buildings. Durham is home to over 43,000 residents and attracts many visitors each year.
Featuring architecture of Norman influences and dating back to 1093 A.D visiting the Durham Cathedral should definitely be on your list of things to see while you are visiting Durham.
Without a doubt it is the Durham Castle that is Durham's most visited attractions which has been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Durham Castle was originally built in the 11th century and has been used as an university college since 1840.
Getting to Durham is simple with options ranging from plane, bus, train, car and sea. The closest airport is located at Newcastle which is approximately twenty-four miles away from Durham. If you are travelling via rail then Durham is connected by the East Coast Main Line with regular trains arriving from Newcastle, Birmingham, Manchester, Leeds, and Newcastle.
Hostels in Durham
Below are a selection of Hostels located in Durham, England. Alternatively, you can browse through all Durham Hostels.
Hotels in Durham
Below are a selection of Hotels located in Durham, England. Alternatively, you can browse through all Durham Hotels.