Wednesday, May 25, 2022

Durham Shortlisted to win UK’s Favourite Romantic City

Durham City has another accolade to add to its collection, after being shortlisted as one of the ten most romantic UK city break destinations by TripAdvisor-owned site

According to research generated by the online holiday lettings company, Durham received the second highest percentage of reviews mentioning ‘romance’, and the vote is now open for the public to choose their winner.

Michelle Gorman, managing director at Visit County Durham, said: “We are thrilled that this shortlist is shining a light on Durham as a romantic city. With our award-winning eateries, luxury accommodation, breath-taking scenery and world-class spas, Durham is a year-round destination for romance and winning this award would be an incredible way to showcase Durham as a romantic getaway destination”.

Spokesperson for Holiday Lettings Laurel Greatrix added: “Durham’s vibrant history, stunning architecture, and proximity to the Durham Dales, makes for a perfect romantic getaway travellers will enjoy”.

Voting is open until Tuesday February 13, with the winner being revealed on Valentine’s Day. To vote for Durham, visit


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