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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

Week dedicated to tourism gets underway

Visit County Durham is shining a spotlight on the county’s tourism industry in a week devoted to travel and exploration - English Tourism Week (17-25 March).

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New NETPark sculpture to be seen from space

A sculpture specially designed to be visible on satellite imagery has been installed at the new gateway to one of the country’s leading science parks

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Kynren secures 'inspired events' status

Kynren is delighted to announce it is one of two events in Durham to have secured official “inspired by” event status by the Great Exhibition of the North. 

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Great Outdoors press visit 'great success'

On 19-20 March 2018, Visit County Durham hosted a group press trip to celebrate English Tourism Week (18-25 Mar), hailed as a 'great success' in the great outdoors of Durham. 

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Media Opportunity: Historic activities

Do you have any historic-related activities, accommodation, attractions or promotions you'd like to promote to national media? 

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