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Important information for all Visit County Durham Partners and Tourism Businesses

Published: 03 October 2019


Visit County Durham welcomes new Supplier Partners

Visit County Durham would like to welcome on board 13 new exciting Supplier Partners. Take a look at each of the local businesses below to find out how their products could benefit you.

Published: 02 October 2019


Lumiere favourite Mysticète returns to make a splash at 10 th anniversary edition

Ahead of the full programme announcement on October 17 th , Lumiere organisers have revealed the return of festival favourite Mysticète .

Published: 02 October 2019


Dates announced for Bishop Auckland Food Festival 2020

A food festival that attracted more than 29,000 people in April will serve up even more tasty treats, celebrity chefs and culinary inspiration when it returns next year.

Published: 26 September 2019


Children to create symbol of international friendship

Messages of friendship from schoolchildren across the globe will be included within a special light installation symbolising the importance of international co-operation.

Published: 23 September 2019


Launch date announced for Auckland Castle

A public opening date has now been confirmed for an historic North East castle, which was once home to some of the country’s most influential figures.

Published: 10 September 2019


Durham Hotel Wins Global Award

Walworth Castle, based near Darlington, has been awarded the Best Western International Quality Assurance Award, placing it in the top 20% of all Best Western hotels globally outside North America.

Published: 06 September 2019


Work to begin on Bishop Auckland Town Hall refurbishment

Work to transform a town hall into a thriving cultural hub will begin this autumn.

Published: 04 September 2019


Taste and talent of region will shine at new Bishop Auckland restaurants

A County Durham charity is championing both the produce and talent of the local area as it prepares to serve up a series of new eateries.

Published: 21 August 2019


Work to begin on Bishop Auckland Town Hall refurbishment

Work to transform a town hall into a thriving cultural hub will begin this autumn.

Published: 14 August 2019


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2018 tourism numbers for Durham

2018 tourism numbers for Durham

The latest figures detailing the economic impact of tourism for the county have been released by Visit County Durham.

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Published: 2019-10-16


New dementia-friendly tourism guide

New dementia-friendly tourism guide

VisitEngland and VisitScotland have launched a new guide to help tourism businesses across the UK become more dementia-friendly.

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Published: 2019-10-16


New business toolkits published

New business toolkits published

Visit County Durham has published two new business support toolkits to help tourism businesses attract more visitors through Glamping and Accommodation product development. 

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Published: 2019-10-16


Supplier Partner offer: Inter-line Office Supplies

Supplier Partner offer: Inter-line Office Supplies

Visit County Durham Supplier Partner Inter-line Office Supplies are offering Partners an exclusive discount across their Q-Connect stationery products.

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Published: 2019-10-16


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