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Durham

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Durham
1.3 mi from City Center
( 29m
8m
22m )
study area
laundry facility
Vending machine
3 Room Options
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£175/week
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Green Ln, Durham
1.0 mi from City Center
( 25m
6m
25m )
gym
laundry facility
Vending machine
4 Room Options
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3 Offers
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£210/week
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Newcastle Rd, Durham
0.5 mi from City Center
( 10m
2m
5m )
gym
cinema
study area
9 Room Options
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2 Offers
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£305/week
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Durham
1.1 mi from City Center
( 22m
6m
22m )
dual occupancy
gym
bills included
1 more
5 Room Options
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£309/week
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Hylton Rd, Sunderland
12.7 mi from City Center
( 4h 43m
27m
1h 10m )
bills included
laundry facility
Onsite Maintenace
4 Room Options
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£110/week
Stockton Rd, Sunderland
12.6 mi from City Center
( 4h 15m
27m
1h 10m )
bills included
Bike Storage
laundry facility
2 Room Options
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3 Offers
From
£120/week
Norfolk St, Sunderland
13.2 mi from City Center
( 4h 56m
31m
1h 8m )
TV (Communal)
bills included
laundry facility
2 Room Options
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£120/week
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North Bridge St, Sunderland
13.6 mi from City Center
( 5h 5m
29m
1h 11m )
gym
bills included
laundry facility
8 Room Options
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£128/week
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Melbourne St, Newcastle upon Tyne
14.8 mi from City Center
( 5h 1m
31m
40m )
Gym
game room
bills included
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£114/week
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Newcastle upon Tyne
15.2 mi from City Center
( 5h 8m
31m
54m )
laundry facility
bills included
study area
5 Room Options
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£116/week
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

When should I start looking for Durham student accommodation?

Follow our step-by-step video guide to shortlist off-campus Durham student accommodation from our catalogue of more than 5,000+ options. You should start looking for Durham student accommodation 6 months prior. The intake starts in February, but rooms at private student accommodation in Durham can be obtained till the last moment if they’re vacant. Contact us for further questions and guidance; we'd gladly assist you.

Can I receive discounts on Durham student accommodation?

You can enjoy discounts and lower rents if you reserve Durham student accommodation in advance.

Can I visit my Durham student accommodation before making a reservation?

Yes. You can contact our booking specialists for a virtual tour if you’d like to check out your Durham private student accommodation before booking.

Can I share a room with a friend at my Durham accommodation in London?

Yes, you can. However, prices may vary depending on the location. You may even be eligible for discounts if you get a Durham student accommodation with a group.

In Durham, can I find furnished accommodation near Durham University?

Yes, every Durham student accommodation is furnished.

How may Durham student accommodation be rented?

Choose, pay, and reserve. Our booking specialists will offer a free consultation after you’re done with the process.

What is the usual rent for Durham student accommodation?

The rent for Durham student accommodation depends on various factors. Each week, the price points vary from £105 to £3465. For example, renting a property with fewer facilities will be less expensive. 

How can I make the payment for my Durham student accommodation?

To pay for your private student accommodation in Durham, you can use a debit card or online banking. As an alternative, you can choose to pay on our payment site.

Which is the best Durham student accommodation?

City Co-Living Newcastle is the best Durham student accommodation, providing you with excellent amenities and facilities.

Which is the closest off-campus Durham student accommodation?

The nearest Herston student accommodation is Charlotte House. There are several student accommodation options available around the campus, which can be explored too.

Student Accomodations in Durham

Durham Student Accommodation

Although it can be time-consuming, locating suitable Durham student accommodation is not difficult at all. Private residence halls, public halls of living, and private housing comprise Durham student accommodation. Private student accommodation in Durham or the accommodation near Durham University includes studios, communal apartments, and comfortable, opulent yet cost-effective en suites that include all utilities. The weekly rent for Durham student housing ranges from 60 - 336 GBP. Students seeking short-term rentals also have alternatives for student housing in Durham. Compared to other British cities, Durham makes it simpler to reserve short-term accommodation. Amber offers a variety of affordable, comfortable student housing options at fair prices. Numerous prominent universities may be close to Central Durham student hostels, including Houghall Court, Manor Bank, Byron Central, and The Glassworks.

There are various Durham student accommodation options to rent, from expensive dorms to modest apartments. Student housing in Durham is designed with the resident's comfort in mind. Living in Durham is going to be one of the most life-changing experiences ever with the city providing you options to explore yourself and enjoy the student life with your new-found family in the campus and the Durham student accommodation.

About Durham

Only three train hours separate Edinburgh and London for Durham, a magnificent county in North East England. Additionally, guests worldwide can expect a warm welcome with the Port of Tyne close by and the international airports of Newcastle and Durham Tees Valley. Discover beautiful sceneries and attractions, world-class exhibitions, festivals, and events. The city includes many famous museums, restaurants and clubs which the students can explore. Although you may not anticipate a specific course to be your major, Durham comprises seventeen academic institutions. This is where you will likely reside for the first year of college and possibly longer. The majority of Durham student accommodations are located in the town centre. For college students, this is advantageous because it implies simple access to most of the town's amenities and the institution. Staying in the town centre after signing up for accommodation for your second and third years is strongly advised. Everything is on your doorstopper but not too busy or noisy. Walking to school will allow you to save a lot of money. The typical rent for Durham student housing will range from 60 to 336 pounds a week, clearly depending on the location and quality of the property. Some notable universities in Durham, apart from Durham University, are New College Durham and the University of Sunderland, among many other renowned institutions. Visit amber’s official website for more information on private student accommodation in Durham.

Best student accommodation in Durham

Choosing a cost-effective student accommodation becomes a necessity when pursuing your studies. Your academic success is directly linked to having a quiet, comfortable atmosphere where you can concentrate. Sharing your residence with others is an excellent way to create lasting friendships. It also gives you a sense of community and purpose. Keep location, cost, facilities, and accessibility in mind while considering accommodation possibilities. Decent housing provides an overall sense of security and support, especially for students who have started living in a new city. Amber provides purpose-built flats, studios, and affordable apartments. If you plan on staying in Durham, choosing neighbourhoods near your university will lessen your commute time, which is possible with Amber's sorting features. Do look into some of the affordable Durham student accommodations we provide:

  1. Houghall Court
  2. Manor Bank
  3. Byron Central
  4. The Glassworks
  5. Quay Point Studios
  6. The Foundry
  7. Newgate Court
  8. Step House
  9. The View
  10. St Mary's Hall

Cost of Living in Durham

Here is a list of the approximate living costs for students. Budgeting is the key to maximising your student experience in Durham. The possible expenses are listed below to help you in finding the right financial balance. Choosing Durham student accommodation offered by amber is one way to reduce your cost of living in the UK:

  1. Food: £30 - £40 / week
  2. Gas and electricity: £10 - £15 / week
  3. Internet & mobile phone: £20 - £30 / week
  4. Dinner at a restaurant: £10 - £20 / week
  5. Laundry: £5 - £10 / week
  6. Stationery and Textbooks: £10 - £15 / week
  7. Clothing: £50 - £100 / month
  8. Travel (buses, trams, trains): £40 - £60 / month

Student Travel in Durham

Students can easily get to and around Durham because of the city's excellent travel accessibility. The city boasts an intricate and expansive network of public transportation, including trains, tubes, buses, pedestrian walking and cycling. Most of the bus stops and train stations are in close proximity to the Durham private student accommodation. Below are the modes of transportation for students in Durham:

  1. Bus: The extensive bus system in Durham is run by several providers, including Arriva and Go North East. Adult single-trip bus prices normally vary from £1.50 to £3.50. Students can also benefit from weekly and monthly bus passes, such as the Durham Student Bus Pass, which starts at about £10 per week and provides unlimited travel within designated zones.
  2. Train: With great rail connections to significant cities throughout the UK, Durham is well-served by its railway station. Around £7 can be spent on a typical off-peak roundtrip trip to Newcastle. Buying railcards like the 16-25 Railcard or the Student Railcard, which offer significant fare discounts, is another option for students.
  3. Cycling: A dedicated network of bike lanes and pathways makes Durham a biker-friendly city. Depending on the operator, the cost to hire a bike might be between £10 and £15 per day or between £35 and £50 per week.
  4. Walking: Walking is a fun and practical way to get around Durham because of its compact size and pedestrian-friendly streets. Students can explore Durham's charm on foot by navigating the city's charming cobblestone streets.

Student Lifestyle and Living in Durham

In Durham, a quaint and historic city in northeast England, students can enjoy an unparalleled lifestyle combining academic brilliance and a thriving social scene. Durham caters to students' diverse interests due to its beautiful landscapes, prestigious universities, and wealth of recreational opportunities. The city has many eateries, from cosy local eateries serving traditional British food to international cuisines that can fulfil any craving. Students can indulge in retail therapy and discover one-of-a-kind treasures in Durham's shopping scene, which features everything from lively markets to trendy boutiques right across the Durham student accommodation.

Durham hosts various festivals, concerts, and cultural events all year, creating an exciting schedule. The festivals become more accessible if you choose private student accommodation in Durham offered by amber. Students can enjoy film screenings at the popular Durham Student Cinema or attend live performances at venues like the Gala Theatre. For those seeking a night out, the city offers a variety of clubs and bars. Students can unwind in the serene surroundings of Wharton Park or take strolls along the River Wear while admiring the breathtaking views of Durham's famous castle and cathedral. In Durham, many green spaces provide students with the perfect escape from their studies. The city houses the magnificent Durham University Botanic Garden, which is at a walkable distance from the accommodation near Durham University, where one can explore beautiful flora and fauna. The nearby Durham Dales and North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty provide ample opportunities for hiking, cycling, and outdoor adventures. Check out this blog to learn 20 amazing things to do in Durham.

Durham Tourist Attractions

Durham is rich in heritage and architecture, and you can explore it all from the Durham student accommodation. There’s much to see and do for students in Kentish Town, be it nerding out on Georgian and Victorian-style museums or losing yourself in the food and craft beverages offered by the town. Sightseeing is another fascinating option if you love huge palaces, skyscrapers and skylines. Some of the tourist attractions are mentioned below:

  1. Buckingham Palace
  2. Hyde Park
  3. Tower Bridge
  4. Piccadilly Circus
  5. O2 Arena

Universities in Durham

The leading universities in England can be found in Durham. They have several distinct programmes which attract students from various countries. Given below are some of the famous universities in Durham:

  1. University of Durham
  2. New College Durham
  3. University of Sunderland
  4. Newcastle College
  5. INTO Newcastle University
  6. Middlesbrough College
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