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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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Emily Hope from Beamish crowned Durham Tourism Superstar

Emily Hope from Beamish Museum has been announced as the 2018 Durham Tourism Superstar by Visit County Durham.

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VCD Garden Party a summer success

The Visit County Durham Summer Garden Party held at Beamish Hall yesterday was a true celebration of  success.

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Submit your business: North East Tourism Awards 2018

The North East England Tourism Awards play a major role in showcasing the fantastic range of high quality experiences we offer for visitors here in the North East and are FREE to enter.

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Taste Opportunity - last chance!

This week (27 Jul) is your last chance to share a Summer Taste 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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