Industry News

Durham Light Infantry Gallery opens

Visitors to Durham City’s UNESCO World Heritage Site can now explore the history of the Durham Light Infantry at a new, free gallery which opened this month.

Published: 20 March 2017


Accolade for Durham businesses

Two Durham businesses have been short-listed in the prestigious VisitEngland Awards for Excellence 2017.

Published: 20 March 2017


Tourism Superstar in running for national prize

Durham Tourism Superstar winner Alan Anderson has been shortlisted for a national tourism prize.  

Published: 20 March 2017


EAFRD Funding Available NOW

£9.7m in grant funding available for rural businesses through the Rural Development Programme for England Growth Programme.

Published: 27 January 2017


Experience Durham for yourself

If you would like to visit Durham on any of these themes, Visit County Durham welcomes press trip enquiries from interested media.

Published: 25 January 2017


Record visitor numbers for Beamish

Beamish Museum welcomed a record-breaking 747,651 visitors last year – up by 11%.

Published: 25 January 2017


125 years of The Bowes Museum

2017 sees The Bowes Museum in Barnard Castle celebrate its 125th anniversary with some of the best collections of fine and decorative arts in the UK and a varied exhibition and events programme.

Published: 25 January 2017


Landmark Magna Carta exhibition

Open Treasure, Durham Cathedral’s new £10.7m exhibition space, is set for an exciting year ahead with a range of temporary exhibitions including the stunning Magna Carta and the Forest Charters, which will run from 19 June to 9 September.

Published: 25 January 2017


Experience Durham for yourself

If you would like to visit Durham on any of these themes, Visit County Durham welcomes press trip enquiries from interested media.

Published: 08 December 2016


Tickets on sale for Kynren 2017

Tickets are now on sale for the award-winning open-air spectacular, Kynren – An Epic Tale of England, for 2017.

Published: 08 December 2016


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National Marketing Conference for Visitor Attractions

National Marketing Conference for Visitor Attractions

This year’s National Marketing Conference for Visitor Attractions takes place on Thursday 27th April at Alton Towers Resort.

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Published: 2017-03-29


BAFF is back this weekend - tell your visitors

BAFF is back this weekend - tell your visitors

The Bishop Auckland Food Festival returns this weekend

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Published: 2017-03-29


Annual attractions survey

Annual attractions survey

Run a visitor attraction in England? Take part in VisitEngland's Annual Survey of Visits to Visitor Attractions. 

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Published: 2017-03-29


How to welcome visitors with assistance dogs

How to welcome visitors with assistance dogs

Visit Britain have updated Take the Lead, the popular guide to welcoming customers with assistance dogs.

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Published: 2017-03-29


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