A gem for castle lovers
Durham owes a great deal of its appeal to its very own Durham Cathedral, an internationally famous landmark. The impressive building on a hill overlooking the River Wear towers high above the houses. View the valuable objects from the 12th century that evoke the Norman era and be sure to visit the adjacent Durham Castle. Castle lovers will find plenty more to explore in Durham, as famous nearby landmarks Raby Castle and Auckland Castle are also open to visitors. Durham is not only perfect for a city trip but also makes a great starting point for a longer holiday in England. Expect to be surprised: book a flight to Durham now!
The Gala Theatre is located in the historic city centre on the River Wear. In addition to attending a play, visitors can also watch a film or enjoy a drink. Also visit the Crook Hall and Gardens, the lovely gardens that surround the captivating medieval manor. Or stroll from the tropical rainforest to the desert at the Botanical Gardens of Durham University. This student town offers many lively pubs where you can raise a toast to this lovely city trip. Cheers!
Flights to Durham for a cultural city break
Looking for a cheap flight to Durham? With KLM, your holiday begins the moment you step onboard. Your journey will fly by with your own entertainment set on intercontinental flights: free films, games and music. Enjoy our selection of snacks or a tasty dinner and drinks. Add in our many handy extra services (some available for a supplement) and you’ll be in the United Kingdom before you know it.