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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

Vote Richard your Tourism Superstar 2018!

Hall Hill Farm shepherd and winner of Durham’s Tourism Superstar 2017 award Richard Darlington has been shortlisted for a prestigious national prize.

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Prince Charles to visit Durham tomorrow

Prince Charles will officially open a new exhibition at Durham Cathedral during a visit to the city tomorrow.

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Increase in visits from China expected

The UK saw strong growth from China during the first nine months of 2017 with spending up 48% and visits up 33%,with VisitBritain estimating full year figures of about 330,000 visits and spending of about £667 million. 

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Half term activities & outdoors focus

This week sees the start of half-term and the beginning of some magnificent activities and events for all of the family to enjoy here in Durham.

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Great Outdoors press visit 19/03/18

Calling all partners! We're arranging an overnight press visit to the county centred around showcasing our great outdoors and would love for you to be involved.

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