Torrs Path Kirkcudbright

New guides published about Kirkcudbright Bay

An isle that is not an island and a lake that is not a lake – these and other interesting and mysterious placenames are explained in two fascinating new guides.…
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Tales of Scotland’s Landscapes to Launch Scottish Geology Festival

Explore and enjoy Scotland’s past, present, and future through geology from 1st September- 9th October Scotland’s iconic landscapes and rugged coastlines have been shaped by the elements over countless millennia. The…
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Free Gala Day to officially open Great Tapestry of Scotland

A free family gala day will be held on the afternoon of Friday 9 September to celebrate the official opening of the five-star purpose-built Great Tapestry of Scotland visitor centre…
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Howff tales seeks pubs

Pub venues wanted in Dumfries and Galloway

Pubs in Dumfries and Galloway are being sought to host live storytelling events this autumn as part of the Howff Tales project from Driftwood Cinema. This project is funded by…
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Robert Burns Ellisland Farm recreated in Minecraft

It was home to Scotland’s national bard Robert Burns. It was also the location and inspiration for some of the poet’s most famous works including Tam o Shanter and Auld…
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Scotland on Tour treats rural audiences

Audiences in Tweedsmuir and Carlops will be entertained by high-calibre live music following the Eastgate Theatre in Peebles’ involvement in an initiative designed to take world-class musicians to rural venues…
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SSDA Newsletter July 2022

“This month we have a team update for you as our current Chief Executive Ross McAuley will be stepping down in September to take up a new International role. We’ll…
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South of Scotland Destination Alliance seeks dynamic new CEO to progress ambitious strategy for region

While the recruitment process takes place, the South of Scotland Destination Alliance installs board director, Melanie Allen, as Interim Chief Executive   The South of Scotland Destination Alliance (SSDA) has…
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funding marketing south of scotland


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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