Where to stay around Durham?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 436 vacation rentals near Durham. From 178 Houses to 147 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Durham for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Durham?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Durham. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Durham University: 1,405 vacation rentals
  • Palace Green Library: 1,358 vacation rentals
  • Crook Hall and Gardens: 1,390 vacation rentals
  • Durham Botanic Garden: 1,403 vacation rentals
  • Chapman's Well Local Nature Reserve: 618 vacation rentals

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 vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Durham?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 178 Houses in Durham. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Durham include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 147 rentals available
  • Studios: 141 rentals available
  • Cottages: 100 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Durham?

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

    The friendly city of Durham awaits you

    Take a vacation to Durham and enjoy the area's history, cathedral and culture. Travelers like the spas, restaurants and university setting in this welcoming and walkable city. Take in top local attractions like Durham Castle and Durham Cathedral. If you're looking for accommodations 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 vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Durham a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

    • 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 center:

    • 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)

    Explore destinations around Durham