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.
Durham's Tourism Superstar - vote now
The search is on to find Durham's next tourism superstar.
Auckland Castle Trust's Field of Dreams
Heritage-led investment is set to create 420 jobs, pump £20m a year into Bishop Auckland and inspire a new generation of entrepreneurs, according to accountancy firm Ernst & Young.
Artists, farmers and philosophers
Based at The Bowes Museum in September, and with walks, talks, screenings, performances and a celebration in the museum on the second evening.
Family-friendly award launched
Which is Britain’s most family friendly museum?
Nominations Open for Conservation Award
The North Pennines is England’s second biggest Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) but with over 2,000sq km miles of stunning countryside, which is also home to a wealth of natural and built heritage, it takes a lot of looking after.