10 Years of Visit County Durham

View our achievements over the last 10 years.

January 2013

Durham’s year of culture starts.

March 2006

Chris Davy appointed Chairman of Visit County Durham

March 2015

thisisdurham.com achieved its largest annual unique user figure totaling 977,054 users.

September 2010

Durham City named as one of the UK’s top 15 cities by Conde Nast Traveller.

April 2016

Visit County Durham Partnership is launched.

March 2016

Lillian Groves, winner of Durham Tourism Superstar 2015 is voted England’s national Tourism Superstar, making it two years in a row for Durham.

October 2013

Northern Lands launched.

September 2013

VisitEngland selects Durham as a location for their annual photo shoots.

July 2010

A suite of town maps is printed and distributed.

April 2012

Visitor Information Network launched.

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