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Get inspired for your perfect trip to Midlothian and the Borders with our stories, itineraries and highlights. Whether you’re a history buff, a foodie explorer or an adrenaline seeker; from solo travellers to couples and families; your next holiday starts here!



Gift Ideas from South Scotland

Still looking for ideas on what to get your loved ones for Christmas? Fear not, we have searched across the South of Scotland to bring…

access_time16th December 2020


Festive Events in South Scotland

The most wonderful time of the year is almost upon us, offering the perfect opportunity to explore some of the events happening in South Scotland.

access_time26th November 2020


Bloggers Discover Midlothian and the Borders

Over the month of September, we welcomed four bloggers from across Scotland and the North of England to Midlothian and the Scottish Borders. Check out what…

access_time22nd October 2020


Explore South Scotland with The Reivers Road

Discover a new way to experience the Scottish Borders with The Reivers Road! The innovative app uses cutting-edge technology to deliver a virtual tour…

access_time17th September 2020


Live Local with Eastside’s Jenny Cowan

In Live Local with… Midlothian and Scottish Borders locals share their favourite places, from restaurants and shops to walks, views and more. The series is…

access_time18th August 2020


Live Local with Beirhope’s Lynne Jobes

In Live Local with… Midlothian and Scottish Borders locals share their favourite places, from restaurants and shops to walks, views and more. The series is…

access_time4th August 2020


Film Guide to Midlothian and the Borders

Film and TV have played a significant role in putting Scotland on the map. With its breathtaking landscapes, quaint villages and vast beaches, the country…

access_time22nd May 2020


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_time15th May 2020


6 Reasons why Alchemy Live is Unmissable

Every year, the Alchemy Film and Moving Image Festival brings the very best in experimental film to the Scottish Borders. With the small town…

access_time15th April 2020


What’s On This March

With Spring slowly awakening the countryside, Midlothian and the Scottish Borders are coming to life with a variety of events, festivals and indulgent offers. From…

access_time9th March 2020