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Welcome to the Visit County Durham Corporate Website

Welcome to Visit County Durham - the tourism management agency for County Durham which works on behalf of businesses and public agencies to support the growth and development of the county's visitor economy.

Visit County Durham has strategic responsibility for tourism and performs the functions of destination management and marketing in the county.
Many others are involved in delivering a vibrant visitor economy, one organisation cannot do it alone, which is why we are a partnership.

Our aim is to place the visitor at the heart of everything we do.

Planning a trip? Visit the official tourism website > This is Durham

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Wednesday Grapevine

Made in Durham Conference

Visit County Durham's autumn conference will be held on Thursday 2 November at Durham County Cricket Ground between 10am-2pm.

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New art gallery opening

Don't forget to tell your visitors that this Saturday, October 21, sees the opening of the new Mining Art Gallery, the North East's largest collection of mining art, at Bishop Auckland.

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Tourism sector deal

The Tourism Industry Council, a group set up to collaborate between government and the tourism industry, have agreed its key priorities to be included in a potential new tourism sector deal with government.

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Successful Discover England Fund bids

Great news, Durham is set to benefit from two successful bids awarded more than £2million from the VisitEngland Discover England Fund.

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Free dark skies workshop

A free dark skies development workshop is being held on Tuesday 7 November at 1pm at the Durham Dales Centre, Stanhope.

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