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.
'Remaking Beamish' is great news for the region
Congratulations to Beamish Museum for securing £10.9m from the Heritage Lottery Fund.
Dates for English Tourism Week 2017 announced
Helping to kick start the new season and raise the profile of tourism, English Tourism Week will take place 25 March to 2 April 2017.
New research into the perceptions of British food
VisitBritain has published a new report looking at international perceptions of British food.
British Energy Efficiency Project (BEEP)
This project aims to provide Small and Medium-sized Enterprises in Durham with a trusted source of free, simple advice and guidance into energy efficiency.
VCD Partner going from strength to strength
Thanks to a grant from the Rural Growth Network, Mark Hart has expanded his successful Consett business Sweethart Coffee & Cake.