Record breaking attendance at Stranraer Oyster Festival 2023 generated an additional £2.3 million for the local economy, according to an independent economic impact report. The study, which was carried out… Read more
The Galloway and Southern Ayrshire Biosphere, Scotland’s first UNESCO Biosphere, is celebrating the news that National Geographic Traveller (UK) has named it as the only Scottish destination in the prestigious… Read more
The Scottish Borders Council has organised a series of webinars designed to complement and support businesses on their placemaking journey, with more still to come. What is Placemaking? Place Making… Read more
Last night’s triumphant South of Scotland businesses are now preparing to battle it out at the national Scottish Thistle Awards finals in December Tourism and hospitality businesses from right across… Read more
Local suppliers pulling out all the stops to honour and celebrate their area’s tourism and hospitality stars The South of Scotland’s first ever dedicated regional Thistle Awards celebrating the… Read more
A Magical Winter Wonderland to Illuminate Monteviot House & Gardens Prepare to be enchanted as Monteviot House & Gardens unveils its inaugural winter light trail event, Monteviot Lights, illuminating the… Read more
The South of Scotland Destination Alliance (SSDA) is the strategic Destination Management and Marketing Organisation for the South of Scotland, encompassing Dumfries and Galloway and the Scottish Borders.
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