The skies above Killhope are set to provide the backdrop for a stunning astronomical display this weekend – and stargazers of all ages are invited to enjoy the show.
Published: 07 August 2018
Durham is set to shine on the world stage again, as the city hosts its most ambitious ever Lumiere light festival in 2019, featuring a selection of some favourites from the past decade of festivals.
Published: 11 July 2018
The North Pennines AONB Partnership launches the full Stargazing Festival programme which celebrates some of the darkest skies in England with a star-studded line-up.
Published: 11 July 2018
To conclude the end of a series of workshop exercises - the Visit County Durham team present to you the This is Durham mural.
Published: 06 June 2018
A giant artwork made up of four images of iconic Durham landscapes has been brought together for the first time.
Published: 04 June 2018
Visit County Durham recently welcomed a delegation from Hainan Province, China. The delegation was in the county exploring best practice in tourism and destination management. Held at Durham Cathedral, Ivor Stolliday, Chair of Visit County Durham, provided a presentation on the work of Visit County Durham and answered questions from the group.
Published: 09 May 2018
Food producers from across the county have been selected to supply their products to a new £15m hotel which recently opened.
Published: 17 April 2018
Rural businesses in the North East have been given an extra two months to apply for a share of £10m of funding.
Published: 28 March 2018
This week, on Friday 16 March, Durham Cathedral launches a new fundraising campaign that will provide a sustainable future for the repair of the medieval Cathedral buildings, ensuring they are safeguarded for future generations to enjoy.
Published: 15 March 2018
Local businesses can take advantage of discounted tickets to see Gala Theatre's spring production of Talking Heads by Alan Bennett which runs from Tuesday 6 to Saturday 10 March.
Published: 21 February 2018
Durham sees £867m boost - BDaily
Tourism is now worth £867m to Durham’s economy, which exceeds county’s targets three years ahead of schedule, according to newly published research.
Emily Hope from Beamish crowned Durham Tourism Superstar
Emily Hope from Beamish Museum has been announced as the 2018 Durham Tourism Superstar by Visit County Durham.
VCD Garden Party a summer success
The Visit County Durham Summer Garden Party held at Beamish Hall yesterday was a true celebration of success.
Submit your business: North East Tourism Awards 2018
The North East England Tourism Awards play a major role in showcasing the fantastic range of high quality experiences we offer for visitors here in the North East and are FREE to enter.