Category: SSDA

TAM visits Coldingham Bay for the South of Scotland Destination Alliance

Roving Robot on a Mission – help Holidaymakers discover the South of Scotland

A specially designed roving robot called TA-M has been exploring the Scottish Borders and Dumfries & Galloway as part of a mission to encourage more holidaymakers to visit the beautiful…
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First round EWS Tweed Valley 2022

Sunshine for first round of Enduro World Series in Tweed Valley

Last weekend Innerleithen and the surrounding areas played host to over 1,100 mountain bike racers and thousands of spectators at the Enduro World Series (EWS) Tweed Valley. The four day…
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SSDA Newsletter April

SSDA Newsletter May 2022

“It’s great to see a passenger train service return to Reston after such a long absence. As well as benefiting residents in the village and surrounding areas, this is good…
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SSDA Newsletter April

SSDA Newsletter April 2022

“This month we’re really pleased to see our work on Scotland’s Year of Stories come to fruition. We have such a rich cultural heritage that when combined with the fantastic…
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SSDA Newsletter March 2022

“March is known as Scottish Tourism Month and the South of Scotland has certainly embraced the theme wholeheartedly. We had our inaugural SSDA conference to which we were delighted to…
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Stranraer & Galashiels Unveiled as 2022 Tour Series Hosts

Stranraer will welcome Britain’s leading male and female cyclists when it hosts the Tour Series, the fun, free and family-friendly cycling event, in May. The Toon will host round four…
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South of Scotland Destination Alliance conference Keynote speaker travel journalist & broadcaster Simon Calder

Travel Expert supports the South of Scotland as Perfect Escape from City Life

Leading travel writer and broadcaster Simon Calder tells South of Scotland Destination Alliance conference that the region is perfectly placed to attract city dwellers who crave escapes in rural areas.…
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Educational events programme launched by Loch Ken ranger service

Loch Ken Ranger Service launches educational events programme

In April 2020, Loch Ken Trust established the Loch Ken Ranger Service as one of the first ever community-led ranger services in Scotland.  Thanks to funding from the Scottish Government,…
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SSDA forms strategic partnership with Scotland Food and Drink

South of Scotland Destination Alliance and Scotland Food & Drink form strategic partnership

The South of Scotland Destination Alliance (SSDA) has formed a strategic partnership with industry leadership organisation, Scotland Food & Drink, to put food and drink producers from across the region…
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SSDA Newsletter February 2022

Whilst it certainly still feels very much like winter, the shoots of spring are showing. We have the announcement from the first minister on COVID restrictions ending on 21st March.…
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