Author: Eileen Rainsberry


The SSDA is delighted to announce that the brand new South West Coastal 300 Route Map is now available to visitors across the region and beyond. Working to honour our commitment to continue the excellent work of Visit South West Scotland to grow this valuable tourism offering, the SSDA has redesigned the map with the…
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Snowdrop Display at Drumlanrig Castle

Snowdrop Spotting at Drumlanrig Castle Gardens

  Castle Gardens open Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th March for the first Snowdrop Walk Weekend Enjoy snowdrops and other signs of Spring Visitors to Drumlanrig Castle Gardens – the Dumfriesshire home of the Duke of Buccleuch – can enjoy a beautiful display of snowdrops on the weekend of Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th March.…
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Dalkeith Easter Events

Get egg-cited for Dalkeith Country Park’s Easter programme of events

Dalkeith Country Park launches its Easter events and activity programme 1 to 16 April 2023. Dalkeith Country Park’s Easter programme has officially launched with a huge variety of family events & activities. Create the ultimate Easter holiday day-out filled with egg hunting, craft workshops, Fort Douglas adventures, Bunny Fun Runs and the very first Dalkeith…
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The Hairy Bikers set to attend Food Tourism industry event in Glasgow

Hairy Bikers will join Instagram food sensations, The Taste Cadets and leading food and drink broadcaster Simon Preston at Destination Scotland-The Power of Food Tourism   Celebrity chefs, David Myers and Si King, known collectively the Hairy Bikers, will join Scotland’s food, drink and tourism industries at a first of its kind event in Glasgow…
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Galloway Country Fair

Save the date for one of Dumfriesshire’s biggest rural events

Galloway Country Fair returns on 12th & 13th August Early bird tickets, saving 15%, out now   The award-winning Galloway Country Fair returns this summer to Drumlanrig Castle and Country Estate on Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th August 2023. The annual two-day event will, once again, take place in the picturesque surroundings of the Estate…
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Artists from across the country are looking forward to Scotland’s ‘friendliest art fair’

McInroy & Wood Borders Art Fair to feature more than 70 exhibitors Edinburgh artist Martha Ellis values event for its atmosphere and ethos Full 2023 programme has now been launched Edinburgh artist Martha Ellis is among dozens from across the UK preparing for Scotland’s “friendliest art fair”. Known for what she describes as “cut-out drawings”…
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