Month: July 2021

July Monthly Update

July Monthly Update – Summer Bumper Issue

With the summer holidays, the Scottish heatwave and the relaxation of restrictions, the tourist season in the South of Scotland has been picking up speed and this month. We have heard…
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Miracle at Mellerstain

Miracle at Mellerstain – seeks local businesses

Miracle at Mellerstain – Brand New Event to the South of Scotland this year – now looking for local businesses to collaborate with. Miracle at Mellerstain opens its gates on…
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The Times

Recent Times Article by our CEO

The SSDA is driving forward the national tourism agenda. In a recent article in The Times our CEO wrote about the importance of tourism to the national recovery and the…
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EWS Tweed Valley

Applications Open for EWS Tweed Valley Crew

Be part of the UK’s biggest celebration of international mountain biking and volunteer with the Enduro World Series Crew in the Tweed Valley, Scotland. The EWS Tweed Valley event is…
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New Trimontium Museum to Open on 2nd August

On 2nd August 2021  the new Trimontium Museum will open its doors on one of the finest collections of Roman military objects on display anywhere in the UK. This remarkable…
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Galashiels regeneration

SOSE and SBC support next phase of Galashiels regeneration

The next phase of the economic regeneration of Galashiels has received a huge boost as South of Scotland Enterprise (SOSE) confirm £300,000 worth of funding. The region’s economic and community…
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Golazo Cycling

Golazo Cycling and SSDA Host Raiders Gravel Press Launch

Golazo Cycling and South of Scotland Destination Alliance were pleased to host the press and media launch for the inaugural edition of Raiders Gravel. Several journalists and key members of…
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Gateway to Galloway

Destination Stranraer as Gateway to Galloway Hub opens

Stranraer’s ambition to redefine itself as a waterfront destination is set to receive a boost this week with the opening of Gateway to Galloway; a community-led visitor information centre and…
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