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.
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.
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’.
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.
New VisitEngland award for Glamping
Quality in Tourism has launched a new scheme covering alternative accommodation such as yurts, camping pods and tree houses.
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.