Category: South of Scotland

Esteemed charity head and strategic development expert appointed to steer South of Scotland tourism body

The South of Scotland Destination Alliance announces new Chief Executive to lead work developing the South of Scotland into a year-round tourist destination   The South of Scotland Destination Alliance…
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Head South – South of Scotland included in Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel 2023

The South of Scotland has been named as one of Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel destinations for 2023.   The publication revealed that the region, which covers the Scottish Borders…
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Borders Hoteliers on the Move

The owners of Cringletie near Peebles today announced that General Manager Will Haegeland and Front Office Manager Trond Dalby are moving on to pastures new. Mr Haegeland will take up…
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More Than A Quarter Of Tourism Businesses In South Of Scotland Contemplating Permanent Closure As Operating Costs Skyrocket

Results of first South of Scotland Destination Alliance ‘barometer survey’ reveal “exceptionally challenging” picture for tourism and hospitality businesses in the region   The results of an in-depth ‘barometer survey’…
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Dumfries and Galloway Council Announces Events Funding Programmes for 2023/24

Dumfries and Galloway Council has announced that its events funding programmes for 2023/24 are now open for applications.   The Community Events Fund and the Major Events Fund are part…
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BBC Scotland has announced a new 8 part series which will take audiences on a journey to the very best escapes that Scotland has to offer and ultimately crown one…
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Music at the Multiverse second annual festival

Music at the Multiverse – Rock the Cosmos

A stellar line-up has been unveiled for the second annual Music at the Multiverse weekend – two days of great entertainment at one of Scotland’s most amazing outdoor venues. And for…
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Crossmichael Heritage celebrated on afternoon of 30th July!

The Crossmichael Heritage Centre is open in the church hall every Wednesday and Friday afternoon (1.30-4.30pm). The Hearse Hoose exhibition is open 9-5, every Monday to Saturday. To celebrate the…
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TombsnTales Annan Old Churchyard Ghostly tour

New Graveyard Tour Explores Annan’s Hidden Stories

A new tour is set to launch in Annan this summer, featuring two of the town’s historic graveyards as its principal characters. Presented by award-winning storyteller and founder of Mostly…
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lamb jumping at Galloway Country Show

Performing pigs, sheep that leap and dogs of all kinds – all at Galloway Country Fair

The Galloway Country Fair will host some of Britain’s most talented birds and animals – including performing pigs, fence leaping sheep, beautiful birds of prey and dogs of all kinds.…
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