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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

Bringing heritage to life

With funding from the Discover England fund, a new innovative augmented reality (AR) app has been produced by England's Heritage Cities, of which Visit County Durham is a founding member.

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Have you voted yet?

Caitlin Potts from Durham Castle Tours, Dorothy Carlyon from Beamish Museum, or Richard Darlington from Hall Hill Farm....who gets your vote to be the next Durham Tourism Superstar?

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Brilliant winners

Five local artists will have their work shown at November's Lumiere in Durham after winning the BRILLIANT competition.

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Social Media platform launched for Great Exhibition of the North 2018

Get North 2018 is the official handle for the Great Exhibition of the North on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

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Voting now open for Durham Tourism Superstar

Congratulations to our three finalists for Durham Tourism Superstar 2017 - Richard Darlington (Hall Hill Farm), Caitlin Potts (Durham Castle Tours) and Dorothy Carlyon (Beamish Museum).

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