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Welcome to the Visit County Durham Corporate Website

VisitEngland Gold Award for International DistributionWelcome 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

Tourism of the future

VCD’s annual autumn conference will take place, online on 4 November. 

DCMS clarification on travel and overnight stays

The Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport has clarified the guidance relating to travel and overnight stays, following the introduction of the local COVID alert levels.

Better for Everyone events

A series of online events offer the opportunity for residents, businesses and community organisations to influence the work of Durham County Council. 

Dark Sky Friendly accreditation

The Dark Sky Friendly Durham self-accreditation recognises businesses that support stargazing tourism and provide information for their guests.

New coastal community hub

A new coastal community hub is set to be built at Crimdon Dene.