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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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Reach the conference and meetings market

Visit County Durham is developing a new website to inspire conference and meeting organisers to choose Durham for their next event.

Festival of Enterprise event

DABS (a business support programme offered by Business Durham) is running a Festival of Enterprise on 21 October at the Xcel Centre in Newton Aycliffe.

Help to Grow: Management programme

The ‘Help to Grow: Management’ 12-week programme, delivered by leading business schools across the UK in collaboration with industry, offers practical management training and personalised mentoring designed to help SMEs innovate and drive growth. 

Showcase your seasonal events

Visit County Durham promotes seasonal events in marketing activity to encourage visits to the county.

The Spanish Gallery opens

The Spanish Gallery is the latest addition to The Auckland Project, following its official opening last week.