Durham is a historic city with charming cobbled streets and both a stunning Cathedral and castle. There is plenty to explore on a short break. Durham University's Oriental Museum and Palace Green Library are excellent places to visit and home to a variety of treasures. The River Wear winds its way through the city and provides a tranquil backdrop to a stroll around the city.
If you like the natural world Durham is home to Crook Hall and Gardens and Durham University's Botanic Gardens. Both of these charming spots provide a calming escape from the hum of the city without having to venture far away from the excellent selection of art houses, restaurants, cafes and comedy. Durham is a city that has it all and Big Cottages has the perfect large cottage, apartment or lodge to enjoy it from with the whole family. Looking for somewhere to stay in Durham with a swimming pool? Just update the filter in the search box. Or somewhere with a hot tub? We've got those too!