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.
2017 Durham Pocket Guide orders
The 2017 Durham Pocket Guide is about to go to print.
International Year of Sustainable Development
UNWTO has designated 2017 as the International Year of Sustainable Tourism Development with the European Geoparks Network confirmed as Silver Partners in the programme.
Free Cycle Parking!
Durham County Council’s Sustainable Travel team are working with social enterprise ParkThatBike to install 400 cycle parking stands by March 2018.
Consultation on churches
DCMS has asked an independent panel of experts to look at ways in which churches can continue to play a central role in supporting local communities.
Tourism research reports
Many universities are now making some tourism based research freely available online.