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Disponibilità

La maggior parte delle residenze universitarie hanno disponibilità tutto l’anno, mentre solo alcune di loro offrono alloggi nei mesi di vacanza, quando gli studenti non sono in sede.
Se sei uno studente in cerca di una sistemazione a lungo termine e non riesci a visualizzare la disponibilità delle residenze, contattaci e saremmo lieti di aiutarti.

Alloggi bed and breakfast agli atenei dell’università di Durham

Alloggiare in un ateneo storico dell’università di Durham è un’occasione unica. Con queste stanze bed and breakfast (B&B) ben situate a partire da £40, si tratta di un’alternativa conveniente ad alloggiare in un albergo o in un ostello, e con l’aiuto delle sue prenotazioni, Lei participerà allo stesso tempo al mantenimento di questi edifici famosi.

Potete seguire i passi di Will Carling, Bill Bryson, Andrew Strauss ed anche di James Bond (attori Roger Moore e George Lazenby), che si sono tutti laureati agli atenei di Durham.  Si mangia nella Gran Sala, si può far una passeggiata per i giardino ed i cortili degli atenei o far un giro del sito dichiarato patrimonio mondiale da UNESCO, seguito da qualcosa da bere nel bar del ateneo.

Revisioni per Durham

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Servizio
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Rather difficult if you are not very mobile ( a long way down & up again to Durham) but otherwise very good indeed position wise. Accommodation welcoming, clean & comfortable at a really good price- excellent value for money.

(Revisione di St Aidan's College, Durham)

I was delighted with my room, it was spotlessly clean and very comfortable. I also loved the location - in a truly wonderful part of the City. The free guided tour of the castle was excellent also. All staff were friendly and helpful. It was my first visit to Durham, but I shall definitely be returning!

(Revisione di Durham Castle, Durham)

Everything was good except that the porter, when we arrived, had no record of our booking on his system. Fortunately he could find a vacant room for us, otherwise it could have been serious. He was very helpful.

(Revisione di Hatfield College, Durham)

Staying in the castle keep and having breakfast in the great hall was a marvellous experience, although I could have done without 106 steps up to my room. Thankfully I am a fairly fit OAP! I was disappointed not to have any internet access. I understand the reasons for the lack of WiFi but I was not offered or told about the ethernet access which is available in every room.

(Revisione di Durham Castle, Durham)

The rooms at Collingwood College are really convenient as a base for exploring Durham and the surrounding area. If you're looking for a comfortable, come-and-go base, which won't cost you too much cash, then these rooms are ideal. Would definitely use them again.

(Revisione di Collingwood College, Durham)

Loved our time at Durham Castle. Staff were lovely: very nice and helpful and it was wonderful to have the opportunity to wander around the facility out of hours as we only stayed one night. Highly recommend.

(Revisione di Durham Castle, Durham)

Outstanding room and breakfast , great value for money, only spoilt by people talking outside room from 2.00-3.00 am when leaving SCR!! That is why ' service' is rated average.

(Revisione di Durham Castle, Durham)

Pair of mens socks found in room on the chair obviously left from person before but never mind, it was a very busy period as the Ashes were on. Wonderful breakfast and overall very good value for money, thank you. My only comment would be that it was odd that there were no sinks near the toilets!

(Revisione di Collingwood College, Durham)

Wifi not in info folder, no one at desk in the night and the phone number to contact wasn't available. Put log on details and codes in info folder. Great for walking into Durham

(Revisione di Collingwood College, Durham)

Durham informazioni visitatori

Durham visitor information

Durham is an attractive and historic city, well-known for its spectacular Norman Cathedral and Castle, which over-look the city.

Durham is compact yet offers a wide range of facilities. Shops and restaurants co-exist happily with the Victorian Market. Much of Durham’s shopping area is closed to traffic, making for a more relaxed atmosphere. Take time to sit in the cobbled Market Place and enjoy some of the street entertainment, particularly during July and August. The monthly Farmers’ Market is a welcome new addition to the events calendar. Here you will find fresh local specialities to take back home. In the spring and summer, stunning floral displays adorn the City for which Durham regularly wins prizes.

Dozens of regional attractions are easily reached from Durham, making it an ideal touring base. The largest open-air museum in England is to be found at Beamish where you can see life as it was at the beginning of the last century. Fine art treasures can be seen at the John and Josephine Bowes Museum, a French-style chateau in Barnard Castle.

It should be understood that colleges are designed primarily for students: not for children or adults expecting a high level of luxury. However, with this in mind, the colleges do meet a level of comfort that we expect most visitors to be happy with, and we will welcome any feedback where this is not the case.

Dates of Durham's academic vacations

Rooms are mainly available during the academic vacations.

Easter: mid-March to late-April
Summer: late-June to mid-October
Christmas: mid-December to mid-January

Getting to Durham

Durham is 264 miles from London, 187 miles from Birmingham, 125 miles from Edinburgh and 67 miles from York.

Durham city centre is only two miles from the A1(M). Leave the motorway at Junction 62 on the A690 Durham - Sunderland road and follow signs to Durham City Centre.

There are several express coach services daily from most major cities. Durham is well served by both regional express services and the local bus network. From the city bus station - a short walk from the railway station - a bus service runs every 15 minutes past the Colleges on South Road.

By Rail

60 InterCity trains from most major centres in the country call at Durham daily including 14 trains from London. The National Express high speed service takes under 3 hours from London King's Cross on the main East Coast line. First Transpennine Express offers frequent links to Manchester, Sheffield and Leeds, while Cross Country links Durham directly with Scotland, the Midlands, and the South West.

Durham is just over 3 hours from Birmingham, 2½ hours from Manchester, 1½ hours from Edinburgh and 45 minutes from York.

By Air

Durham is 30 minutes' drive from Newcastle Airport and about 40 minutes from Durham Tees Valley. Durham is linked to Newcastle Airport by rail and metro. Travellers into Durham Tees Valley can take advantage of the free Sky Express bus service that links the airport to Darlington railway station, with regular connections to Durham.
 

La storia di Durham

Durham: the City

Archaeological evidence suggests a history of settlement in the area since roughly 2000 BC. The present city can clearly be traced back to 995 AD, when a group of monks from Lindisfarne chose the strategic high peninsula as a place to settle with the body of Saint Cuthbert (which had previously lain in Chester-le-Street), founding a church there.

The name "Durham" comes from the Old English "dun", meaning hill, and the Old Norse "holme", which translates to island. Some attribute the city's name to the legend of the Dun Cow and the milkmaid who in legend guided the monks of Lindisfarne carrying the body of Saint Cuthbert to the site of the present city in 995 AD. The Cathedral Church of Christ, Blessed Mary the Virgin and St Cuthbert of Durham, commonly referred to as Durham Cathedral, is the seat of the Anglican Bishop of Durham. The Bishopric dates from 1080, with the present cathedral being founded in AD 1093. The cathedral is regarded as one of the finest examples of Norman architecture and has been designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site along with nearby Durham Castle, which faces it across Palace Green.

The castle was originally built in the 11th century as a projection of the Norman king's power in the north of England, as the population of England in the north remained "wild and fickle" following the disruption of the Norman Conquest in 1066. It is an excellent example of the early motte and bailey castles favoured by the Normans. 

Durham: the University

The University of Durham was founded in 1832 and granted a Royal Charter in 1837. It was one of the first new universities to open in England for more than 600 years, and is claimed to be England's third oldest after Oxford and Cambridge, although other higher education institutions also make this claim.

Famous alumni include: former England rugby captains Will Carling and Phil de Glanville along with Vice-captain Will Greenwood. Olympic gold-medal triple jumper Jonathan Edwards graduated in 1987. Noted writers include Edward Bradley, author of The Adventures of Mr. Verdant Green, Minette Walters author of The Sculptress and The Scold's Bridle and Graham Hancock, author of The Sign and the Seal.
 

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