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Popular things to do in Durham

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Hidden gems in Durham

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Kid-friendly things to do in Durham

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Parks in Durham

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Where to stay in Durham

Whether you are on a short break or a long vacation, Durham offers accommodations to suit every taste and budget, including comfortable cottages, friendly B&Bs, and luxurious country retreats. For serious rest and relaxation, head to one of Durham's many spa hotels. The countryside surrounding the city is packed with romantic spa retreats, but if an urban break is what you're looking for, go no farther than the historical town center. Hotels in this area offer numerous leisure facilities and entertainment options, minutes away from Durham's iconic cathedral and castle.
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