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Welcome to the Visit County Durham Corporate Website

Best Influence Finalist 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

Webinar: Engaging and retaining new customers

Part of the VisitEngland free Business Recovery Webinar series, on 15 June hears from experts in the following fields.

Save the date for Purple Tuesday

VisitEngland and VisitScotland are the official tourism sector partners for Purple Tuesday 2021.

Father's Day

Continuing Visit County Durham’s approach of capitalising on national thematic days and weeks for promotion of the county, activity will take place using Father’s Day as a hook.

Media coverage for National Walking Month

A pitch made to the media by Visit County Durham for National Walking Month achieved over 60 pieces of coverage for the Northern Saints Trails, with an equivalent advertising value in excess of £50,000.

Multi-million-pound successful funding bid for town transformation project

Plans to transform Bishop Auckland into a visitor destination of national importance have moved a step closer following a successful bid by Durham County Council for £33.2 million government funding, as part of the Stronger Towns Fund.