Durham is a historic city in North East England. It sits on the River Wear, to the east of Sunderland, south of Newcastle upon Tyne and to the north of Darlington. The city has had a rich history dating back over 4000 years. The present city can be traced back to 995 CE, when a group of monks from Lindisfarne chose the strategic high peninsula as a place to settle with the body of Saint Cuthbert that had previously lain in Chester-le-Street founding a church there. Holidays to Durham are all about the history and heritage of this attractive city. Durham is well known for its Norman cathedral and 11th century castle, both designated a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1986. The castle has been the home of Durham University since 1832. HM Prison Durham is also located close to the city centre. The city is home to several more attractions. Hotelslog offers all inclusive holidays to make your trip to Durham a memorable one. Get in touch with one of our experts today, and leave everything to us. Book holidays to Durham with us and experience this historic city in North East England at its very best.