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Welcome to the Visit County Durham Corporate Website

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.

Our aim is to place the visitor at the heart of everything we do.

Planning a trip? Visit the official tourism website > This is Durham

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Wednesday Grapevine

Photo Competition

Today is the closing date for entries to Visit County Durham’s competition to find a photo for the front cover of the 2017 Durham Pocket Guide.

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Durham Cathedral Lego

Congratulations to Durham Cathedral on winning Most Innovative Fundraising Campaign at last night’s Institute of Fundraising awards.

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Vote for Abi

Local outdoors enthusiast Abi Atkinson has applied to take on an arctic expedition next year, and needs your votes to help her be one of only two people from the UK to take on this challenge.

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Small Business Saturday

Taking place on Saturday 3 December, Small Business Saturday looks to encourage consumers to shop locally and help support their communities.

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Durham success at North East Tourism Awards

The county’s businesses enjoyed great success at last night’s North East England Tourism Awards held at Newcastle Civic Centre’s Banqueting Hall.

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