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Welcome to the Visit County Durham Corporate Website

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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NHS COVID-19 app to support test and trace

Launching on 24 September, the new NHS COVID-19 app will help businesses meet the new legal requirement to record the contact details of customers, visitors and staff.

High Court judgement on the Business Interruption Insurance test case

Ruling on a test case presented by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), the High Court has ruled that business interruption policies with pandemic or notifiable disease clauses should be read as to cover COVID-19, and that claims should be met in ‘most cases’. 

Durham Cricket announces Visit County Durham partnership

The new partnership between both organisations will promote the county as a staycation destination.

The i newspaper features Northern Saints Trails

The Northern Saints Trails, a series of six new walking routes that bring to life the stories of the northern saints, have been included in a feature on Autumn walking trips in the i newspaper.

VisitEngland launches Escape the Everyday campaign

The £5 million ‘Escape the Everyday’ campaign highlights the quality destinations, visitor attractions and experiences on offer across the UK to boost tourism across the shoulder season and beyond, and is expected to generate more than 200,000 additional domestic overnight holiday trips.