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.
Grants available for tourism businesses
Funding is available for tourism businesses across the county as part of the Rural Business Growth Fund initiative.
Tasty partnership promotes county’s produce
Visit County Durham has entered into a partnership with Durham Farmers’ and Producers’ Market to entice visitors to discover the county’s food and drink offering.
Promote your business globally with new tourism toolkit
VisitEngland has launched a digital education programme to support tourism businesses in England to sell their products and services internationally.
Don't miss out on Durham Pocket Guide
Over 50% of the space has now been sold as work continues to create the 2019 edition of the Durham Pocket Guide.
Stargazing festival shines in national tabloid
Don't forget to tell your visitors about the 2nd North Pennines Stargazing Festival, taking place over half term from 20 October - 4 November.