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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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Durham showcased at travel trade show

As part of Visit County Durham’s ongoing recovery marketing activity, travel trade and groups are being targeted through attendance at the British Tourism and Travel Show, which takes place in Birmingham this week.

Accessible tourism ambition boosted by Disability Strategy

The Government’s new National Disability Strategy has been published, aiming to transform the lives of disabled people across the UK through practical actions.

Northern Saints Trails unveiling

Visit County Durham officially unveiled the Northern Saints Trails to regional media and stakeholders last week.

Webinar on sustainability and consumer choices

Join a webinar on Thursday, 14 October to hear data and insights on how sustainable development affects consumer and business choices. 

Ushaw design challenge

Ushaw Historic House, Chapels and Gardens is hosting a design challenge for 20 creative businesses.