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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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Wednesday Grapevine

Durham sees £867m boost - BDaily

Tourism is now worth £867m to Durham’s economy, which exceeds county’s targets three years ahead of schedule, according to newly published research.

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VisitEngland Taste Opportunity

Every other month VisitEngland will be posting an update in the VisitBritain media centre of restaurant openings and foodie news from across Britain, both upcoming and places launched in the last three months. 

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In other news...Durham - a county enlightened by culture

Regional newspaper The Northern Echo published an in-depth feature on Durham's vibrant and diverse cultural offer (12.07.18).

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Durham celebrates record tourism growth in 2017

Newly published research measuring the volume and value of tourism to Durham has revealed that the county’s ambitious tourism targets have been exceeded three years ahead of schedule.

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Last Chance to Vote!

The public vote for Durham's Toursim Superstar closes this Friday, 13th July at midday.

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