Travelers are voting Kielder Water and Catcleugh Reservoir as the best dams near Durham. There are 2 dams near Durham a city just 37 km from Durham and 2 dams near Sunderland which is 39 km distant. The most popular of these are Kielder Water near Durham and Catcleugh Reservoir in Sunderland. You can find 21 Dam in the country of United Kingdom and Thirlmere Aqueduct is our members favorite Dam in all of United Kingdom. Want more? Check out our map of dams near Durham.