Author: Gowan Miller

SSDA launches inclusive ‘Basic’ membership for all

  Following the South of Scotland’s remarkable successes in 2023, the SSDA is excited to announce an evolution in its membership proposition for 2024. The SSDA is keen to become the largest, most inclusive, energetic and impactful destination management and marketing organisation in Scotland.  We want our consumer-facing destination brand, ‘Scotland Starts Here’ to be…
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Q&A with Richard Brodie, Chair of The Devil’s Porridge Museum, Eastriggs

Richard Brodie is founder and Chair of The Devil’s Porridge Museum in Eastriggs, Dumfries & Galloway, which commemorates HM Factory Gretna, the largest munitions factory in the world in the First World War. On Thursday 5 October he will learn if he’s scooped the prestigious ‘Tourism Individual of the Year’ award at the South of…
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South of Scotland claims prestigious international UCI Bike Region Label

The South of Scotland has joined a prestigious list of world-leading cycling destinations after being awarded a UCI Bike Region Label. The South is the first region in Scotland to be awarded the label by cycling’s world governing body, the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI). The label recognises a city or region’s commitment to both Elite…
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