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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

Top Blogger sampling Durham’s great outdoors

Visit County Durham is delighted to be working with top blogger/influencer Paul Steel (aka the Bald Hiker) who’ll be visiting the county in October as part of a campaign to promote the county’s great outdoors.

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Fantastic reviews for Kynren

After 15 performances and over 100,000 tickets sold, ‘Kynren – An Epic tale of England’ has ended its first season run to huge acclaim with 96% of TripAdvisor reviews being ‘excellent’ or ‘very good’.

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Making it easy to promote your events

Visit County Durham’s new visitor website now provides the opportunity for businesses and event organisers to submit tourism events online.

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New VisitEngland award for Glamping

Quality in Tourism has launched a new scheme covering alternative accommodation such as yurts, camping pods and tree houses.

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Taste Durham Awards

And the winners are…. The annual Taste Durham awards are being held on Tuesday 11th October at Sedgefield Racecourse as part of our Food & Drink Exchange.

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