Student Accommodation in Durham
Your search for student accommodation in Durham ends here! We have a wide range of student rooms available ranging from en-suites, studios, and flats. Just contact us with your preferences and we’ve got you covered.
Why Book Student Accommodation in Durham?
Students can easily explore surrounding cities with Newcastle being 15 minutes away and York just 30 minutes away. There are many options for entertainment, cultural, sporting activities, and 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 as well if you’d like a serene walk surrounded by stunning green spaces.
Universities in Durham
We have accommodation options that are within a short walking distance or a short ride away by public transport.
There are several bus stops nearby as well as restaurants and coffee shops.
The gorgeous botanic garden is right next to the campus as well as the Oriental Museum.
College of St Hild and St Bede is a 20-minute walk from the university.
Durham University Business School is a 5-minute walk from campus.
The university is within a 15-25 minute drive from our student rooms.
Several bus stops surround the campus for easy access.
Durham Museum and Heritage Centre is only a 20-minute walk from the university.
Transportation In Durham
Durham has a major train station which allows residents easy access to neighbouring cities and it is only about two hours to London. Durham is by far one of the most unique and highly sought-after places to live for both UK and international students.
1. Is Durham cheap for students?
The city is considered student friendly when it comes to the cost of living with many shops and other places offering student discounts via Unidays or Studentbeans. Accommodation expenses in the city are also considered 27% less than the national average.
2. Where do Durham students live?
The top student areas in Durham are Claypath, Crossgate and Viaduct as well as Gilesgate, Neville's Cross, Bowburn, Brandon, Framwellgate Moor, and Elvet.
What are Some Must-Visit Places in Durham?
Durham, UK, is a great destination for international students. It is a county town located in County Durham. The university city is one of the most unique places on Earth to live and study in. Durham beautifully sits on both sides of the River Wear offering 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 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.
Other Student Accommodation In UK
Besides having facilities for student accommodation in Durham, Casita offers student accommodation in these UK cities:
How much do the rooms cost?
The average cost of a student room in Durham is £147per week for an en-suite room. Other room types including studios and flats are available as well.
Do you have studios /ensuites available?
Each building has its own range of room types varying between single rooms, en-suites, studios, twin rooms, shared flats, and private flats
Can I pay in instalments?
Yes, you can pay in instalments; however, some providers could require you to have a UK guarantor. Ask your accommodation expert for help if you are not sure.
How many people will be in the same apartment /unit with me?
This depends on the room type you choose, you can choose in a private room, studio, or flat, and you can choose to share a flat with 1-6 other students or share a room with 1-3 other students.
How to complete my booking?
Once you enquire on our website, one of our accommodation experts will contact you to proceed with your booking for your chosen room or offer you alternatives if the room is not available for your dates. To enquire, simply choose a room and click on the " Enquire" button, then fill the enquiry form you see in front of you.
What anti-COVID measures are in place at student accommodation in Durham?
Most providers now have intensified cleaning and sanitizing measures of student rooms and communal areas while other providers provide weekly cleaning free of charge. Ask your accommodation expert for details on the COVID measures implemented in your building.
Can a tour be arranged for Durham student accommodation?
Almost all providers have the option of online viewings through Skype or Zoom while other providers offer virtual tours of the property so you can get to know your new home.
Who can book Durham accommodationwith Casita?
All university students over the age of 18 can book with Casita and if you are under 18, contact our accommodation experts to find you properties that accept students under 18.