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Welcome to the Visit County Durham Corporate Website

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.

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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Latest news...

Wednesday Grapevine

New tourism minister announced

The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) has announced Nigel Huddleston MP as the new Minister for Tourism.

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Take part in Star Count 2020

With the Durham Dales and North Pennines AONB and UNESCO Global Geopark home to more nationally recognised Dark Sky Discovery Sites than any other part of the UK, we're encouraging tourism businesses to get involved in the national Star Count 2020.

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Welcome to Durham training - spaces remaining

There are still spaces remaining on the next Welcome to Durham training course, taking place on 18 March at Beamish, The Living Museum of the North.

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Get involved in Durham's Year of Pilgrimage

We're encouraging Visit County Durham Partners to get involved in Durham's Year of Pilgrimage campaign. 

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The Leeds Guide to visit Durham

Visit County Durham are welcoming regional 'what's on' website The Leeds Guide to Durham this week.

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Registered office: Visit County Durham, 2nd Floor, County Hall, Dryburn Road, Durham, DH1 5UL