Key Visitor Economy Developments

England’s Coast

Inspiring visitors to discover one of the world's most amazing coastlines, Durham is one of the 8 unique coastal regions featured. A unique itinerary builder with information on places to stay, eat and things to do enables the planning and booking of a bespoke visit.

An example itinerary is available for the Durham and North East coast which is best explored on foot along the coastal path for visitors to appreciate the natural beauty and rural landscape.

Along this part of the coast, visitors can also explore the industrial heritage of the many small mining communities. The inspiration of the fictional town in the Billy Elliot film and musical, these colliery towns were once industrial centres. 

The itinerary highlights Durham Coast's retail opportunities as well as the surrounding regions.

England's Coast

How to Get Involved

England's Coast are especially interested in listing businesses that appeal to international visitors. 

A free listing is available to businesses providing you have a website, and if you’re an accommodation provider with the ability to book online either directly with the business or through a third party provider. 

Listings are available for accommodation providers and places to eat within 5 miles of the coast and visitor attractions, landscape features, activities and local transport providers within 15 miles.