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Be inspired by our stories, itineraries and highlights – we can help you plan a perfect trip in the South. Whether you’re a history buff, a foodie, a nature enthusiast, or an adrenaline seeker; from solo travellers to couples and families; your next holiday starts here!

Award-winning sleeps, eats and visits

In an era of ever-increasing travel choices, it can be tricky to filter out the truly outstanding places to stay and eat and what to…

access_time24th November 2023

Christmas events across the South of Scotland

Nestled amid the breathtaking landscapes of the South of Scotland, a magical holiday season unfolds with an enchanting charm all its own. As winter’s frosty…

access_time14th November 2023

Your Winter Bucket List for the South of Scotland

As winter’s chill settles in and the world transforms into a glistening wonderland, there’s something undeniably magical about this season. The South of Scotland provides…

access_time13th November 2023

What’s on in November

It doesn’t matter that the days are shorter and the temperatures a little cooler, there is still a multitude of activities to entertain visitors to…

access_time20th October 2023

Championing Thistle Finalists

This year the South of Scotland is proud to have its own dedicated regional tourism awards, the South of Scotland Thistle Awards. As regional award…

access_time16th October 2023

Spine-tingling treats

Get ready for a spooky, spine-tingling October in the South of Scotland! The region has a bewitching array of Halloween themed events thoughout the month…

access_time15th September 2023

What’s on in October

Get ready to embrace the vibrant spirit of autumn in the enchanting South of Scotland! As the leaves start to turn and a crisp chill…

access_time14th September 2023

What’s on in September

Get ready to immerse yourself in a whirlwind of excitement this September as the South of Scotland comes alive with an array of captivating events.

access_time30th August 2023

Day-trip adventures on your Bike

Calling on adventurers of all ages and anyone looking for a great day out on their bike! Whether you are a couple of cycling enthusiasts…

access_time1st August 2023

Experience a Summer of Cycling

Alongside this summer’s fabulous UCI Cycling World Championships taking place at Glentress and Dumfries, there are plenty of celebratory fringe events for everyone. Whether it…

access_time13th July 2023

What’s on in June in the South of Scotland

As spring rolls gently into summer there are plenty of wonderful events taking place across the region. Don’t miss the ever popular Borders Book Festival…

access_time16th May 2023

Camping delights in the South of Scotland

Camping is a great budget friendly option for anyone hankering after a holiday and wanting to experience the great outdoors. The South of Scotland has…

access_time4th May 2023

Quirky stays in the South of Scotland

Are you looking for something extra from your next holiday stay? Something a bit quirky, with just that slight difference to set it apart from…

access_time5th April 2023

Biking Bonanza – Cycling Events 2023

This is THE year for cycling across the south of Scotland. There’s the UCI World Cycling Championships taking place at Glentress and in Dumfries in…

access_time29th March 2023

Celebrate Spring in the South of Scotland

Whether you are coming to celebrate words and books or Easter holidays, ancient traditions or modern events there are plenty of activities to keep the…

access_time22nd March 2023

Romantic getaways for Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and the South of Scotland offers a wealth of romantic getaways to suit those wanting to escape from…

access_time25th January 2023

Snowdrop Spotting in the South

Did you know there is a special word just for snowdrop enthusiasts? If you go snowdrop spotting each year as winter turns to spring, you…

access_time9th January 2023

Podcasts all about Scotland

Whether you’re on the go or relaxing at home, podcasts provide an increasingly popular distraction. Though the format has been around for a while, the…

access_time29th December 2022

Celebrate Burns Night in South Scotland

Don your finest tartan, Burns Night is just around the corner! Celebrations in the South of Scotland and around the world are getting ready to…

access_time21st December 2022

Unique Winter Experiences Start Here

Winter is a great time to throw yourself into something new. And where better to Start than in one of the world’s Best Destinations for…

access_time14th December 2022