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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

Cost savings for rural tourism businesses

VisitEngland has created a free toolkit to help rural tourism businesses reduce costs by being more sustainable.

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Taste Durham business support event

With 37% of the county's annual visitor economy spend coming from food and drink, Visit County Durham is hosting a Taste Durham event at Hardwick Hall Hotel, Sedgefield.

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Durham to host international bowls tournament

We're delighted that the British Isles Indoor Bowls U25 Men’s International Series will be hosted in Durham next month. 

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New Visit County Durham Partners

Visit County Durham would like to welcome seven new tourism businessess into the Partnership Scheme this month: 

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Bishop Auckland in The People's Friend

After one of its writers visited the county last year, Bishop Auckland has appeared as the cover feature in the January issue of The People's Friend magazine.

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