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.
2016 Tourism Superstar announced
Alan Anderson from Auckland Castle was named the county's newest Tourism superstar yesterday
Top tips to help grow your business
VisitBritain have published new video case studies featuring seven finalists from the VisitEngland Awards for Excellence 2016 who share their experiences and top tips on developing a successful business
Promoting Durham's outdoors with Ben Fogle
We are delighted to announce that we will be working with Geocast TV to bring Ben Fogle to the county in a bid to promote the great outdoors.
Recognition for Durham volunteers
The North East Theatre Organisation has been awarded the Queens award for volunatry service 2016, and Teesdale volunteer Mo Dobbie has been awarded a British Empire Medal for her unwavering service to the communities in and around Barnard Castle.
Open Treasure opens this weekend
The county's newest visitor attraction opens its doors this Saturday, 23 July