Ernest Place student residence in Durham is situated in the heart of Gilesgate area, just a 23-minute walk to the College of St Hild and St Bede and a 30-minute bus ride from Durham University. There's no shortage of transport options available surrounding the property, so can get anywhere you need to go easily. The building is located within a vibrant shopping district, so you can explore the nearby shops during your breaks! Foodies will be delighted to live here. Our top restaurants in the area include Durham Chinese, Cooplands, Bells Fish & Chips, and Lucky Dragon. The beautiful River Wear is nearby for amazing riverside walks.
The Teikyo University of Japan in Durham is 25 minutes walk away from the building. It is a 5-minute stroll to Durham train station and Durham bus station, which eases the access to all of the Durham University campuses. There's a wide range of transport options close to the property. Living here means taking advantage of the great location overlooking Wharton Park.
It is a 14-minute walk to the University of Durham and its various campuses are close by. The building is a 15-minute stroll to Durham train station and Durham bus station. There's a wide range of transport options a short walk away to get you anywhere you need to go. Gala Theatre & Cinema, Prince Bishops Shopping Centre, the Riverwalk, and the Sands park are all within easy walking distance.
It is just an 18-minute walk from the University of Durham and a 22-minute walk from Durham University Business School. The building is just a 6-minute walk from Durham station, which is the closest one you'll find. There are many other excellent transport options available to get you anywhere you'd like to go.
Durham, UK, is a county town located in County Durham. The university city is one of the most unique places on Earth to study in as it beautifully sits on either side of the River Wear, making for picturesque views. Durham City has a population of about 50,000 and is known for its iconic architecture, featuring buildings that are over 1000 years old. These include Durham Cathedral (featured in the Harry Potter series as Hogwarts) and the 11th Century Durham Castle, both designated World Heritage Sites by UNESCO. The weather in Durham is temperate like the rest of the UK, with significant rainfall during the year.
The city is extremely safe, clean, and historic. It has the esteemed Durham University, which is known as an alternative to Oxbridge and has one of the oldest and most historic campuses in the world.
There are many options for entertainment, cultural, or sporting activities, not forgetting going shopping in Durham. There are many amazing things to do in Durham whenever you have free time on your hands, including admiring the High Force Waterfall or exploring the Flat White Kitchen. The Botanic Garden is a must if you’d like a serene walk surrounded by stunning green spaces.
Students can easily explore surrounding cities with Newcastlebeing 15 minutes away and York just 30 minutes away. Durham has amajor train station which allows residents easy access to neighbouring cities and it is only about two hours to London. The city is by far one of the most highly sought-after places to live for both UK and international students.