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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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Latest news...

Wednesday Grapevine

VCD Spring Conference - last chance to sign up

Places are going fast for Visit County Durham’s Spring Conference on Thursday 7 March at Hardwick Hall Hotel, Sedgefield.

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Durham businesses amongst attraction accolade winners

Durham attractions are amongst the 76 winners of VisitEngland's 2018 Attractions Accolades, recognising the quality of visitor experiences across England.

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Nominations sought for North East hotel awards

Calling all accommodation businesses in Durham... the nominations for the North East Hotels Association Awards for 2019 are now open. 

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Get involved in English Tourism Week

Start planning for the next English Tourism Week (ETW) which will take place on 30 March - 7 April 2019.

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#Durham19 events guide update

As our Year of Culture activity gets underway, there has been a host of significant key events announced to add to the incredible #Durham19 programme.

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