Starts Here
Eyemouth, Berwickshire Coast

Inspiration starts here

The South of Scotland. Places that have shaped the Scottish nation like no other.

From a historical and cultural perspective the South of Scotland is central to Scotland’s story, identity and soul. So follow the thread that connects the Scottish people to the place it is woven, along roads and pathways shaped over centuries.

Explore areas that forged a nation, whose ancient battles echo across time and whose culture defined the national character. Stand in the places that inspired our greatest. Absorb the spirit of Scotland in the landscapes where it still flows freely, from heather-clad moors and hillsides to dramatic coastlines.

We have so many unexpected delights that will seduce, surprise and bewitch you – begin your next adventure right where Scotland starts. It starts RIGHT HERE!

Where to Start

Allow us to whet your appetite. Whether you have a taste for adrenaline-pumping adventure, the lap of luxury, or the majestic places that defined Scottish history, you’ll find they all start right here.

Where to go

The South of Scotland is only minutes from Edinburgh and a step from England. But once you’re here the possibilities are endless and all within easy reach. Explore our map to start your adventure.


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