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Start in sight for Durham's £150m Milburngate development

Construction of a multi-million pound living, working and leisure destination in Durham will get underway in the new year.

Published: 11 December 2018


Non-executive director board vacancy

Visit County Durham Ltd is looking to recruit a new director to serve on its board.

Published: 05 December 2018


A Warm Welcome for Thousands At Auckland Tower

Thousands of people are flocking to the region’s newest landmark to take in breath-taking views and enjoy a warm County Durham welcome.

Published: 04 December 2018


County Durham park voted the best place for a free day out with the family

A historic park has been named the best destination for a free family day out in the North East after securing the most public votes.

Published: 30 November 2018


Durham Town Hall to open to the public

An historic building which has been at the heart of life in Durham City for more than six centuries is opening its doors to the public.

Published: 27 November 2018


Durham City Retail Awards

A prestigious awards ceremony celebrated shops and restaurants across Durham City last night (Wednesday, 21 November).

Published: 22 November 2018


Good Spa Guide Award

The Garage Spa at the Morritt was voted winner in the category Best Boutique Spa at the annual Good Spa Guide Awards in association with Temple Spa.

Published: 20 November 2018


Durham Cathedral’s Central Tower unwrapping

Durham Cathedral begins the mammoth task of unwrapping the Central Tower on 4 December, following the 1.9 million restoration work which has been underway since November 2015.

Published: 16 November 2018


Dalton Park Joins Countdown to Purple Tuesday

Dalton Park is set to join retailers across the nation in marking Purple Tuesday, the UK's first accessible shopping day.

Published: 09 November 2018


The National Gallery Masterpiece Tour 2019

Nicolas Poussin’s The Triumph of Pan, a much-loved work from the National Gallery’s Collection, is travelling the UK in 2019.

Published: 08 November 2018


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New perception research commissioned for Durham

New perception research commissioned for Durham

Visit County Durham is working with global tourism agency Destination Think! to undertake destination-wide tourism sentiment index research.

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Published: 2018-12-12


VisitBritain secures rail partnership to drive international business visits

VisitBritain secures rail partnership to drive international business visits

VisitBritain has secured a new partnership with Eurostar and Virgin Trains to offer a united travel service and to boost growth for the meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions (MICE) market. 

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Published: 2018-12-12


Start in sight for Milburngate £150m development

Start in sight for Milburngate £150m development

Construction of a multi-million pound living, working and leisure destination in Durham City will get underway in the new year.

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Published: 2018-12-12


Take advantage of 2019 Partner benefits

Take advantage of 2019 Partner benefits

Visit County Durham Partnership would like to thank all our Partners for their continued support and to wish you an enjoyable festive season.

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Published: 2018-12-12


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