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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

Help crown Emily the National Champion

Durham Tourism Superstar Emily Hope from Beamish Museum, has made the final ten of VisitEngland's national Tourism Superstar award.

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Taking place in spring each year, English Tourism Week campaigns to raise the profile of the industry and celebrate the value and quality of tourism in England.

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Cricket World Cup Trophy Tour

Ahead of the Cricket World Cup matches taking place in Durham this summer, visitors will have the chance to see the World Cup Trophy up close at some of the county’s most iconic attractions from 6-8 April. 

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Product Knowledge Event

Calling all local producers and eateries! Do you have a traditional Durham recipe or a dish using local produce from Durham?

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Product Knowledge Event

We are holding a Product Knowledge event at New College Durham on Wednesday 27th March between 10:00am and 2pm.

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