Nature


Cosy pubs with local fayre

What could be nicer on a frosty day than to finish off an autumnal or wintery walk in a cosy pub with a delicious seasonal…

access_time30th November 2022


Winter Walks in the South of Scotland

Taking in the crisp, fresh air on a sunny winter’s day is such a boost for your mental and physical wellbeing. And where better to…

access_time23rd November 2022


Winter Wonders in Southern Scotland

Crisp forecasts in southern Scotland mean scenic strolls through majestic, breathtaking scenery. It is an ideal time to celebrate clear skies, day or night —…

access_time16th November 2022


Walk the Whithorn Way

Most people will have heard of the Camino de Santiago, the route pilgrims and longdistance walkers take to reach Santiago de Compestela in northern Spain.

access_time21st October 2022


Free Things to Do in the South of Scotland

There is nothing better than being on holiday and discovering a whole array of fantastic free activities! If you are looking for ways to explore…

access_time28th September 2022


Adventures in the Tweed Valley

The area around the River Tweed is well known for its mountain biking: the Enduro World Series and Tweedlove Bike Festival are major events in the…

access_time19th August 2022


Discover cycling in the South of Scotland

Sustainable Tourism Series Have you heard about the cycling in the South of Scotland? There are wonderfully quiet country lanes, seven different forestry centres especially…

access_time3rd May 2022


The Lighthouses of the Rhins of Galloway

Lighthouses have an iconic status as beacons of hope and safety to seafarers of days past and present. Standing proudly along the cliffs of the…

access_time12th April 2022


10 Spectacular Coastal walks in the South

Who doesn’t love a blustery walk along clifftops, sea air filling your lungs, seabirds whirling overhead and the sun glinting majestically off the waves beneath?…

access_time5th April 2022


8 things to do in the Borders

Think that the Borders are just somewhere that you just bash through on the way to Edinburgh or in search of the Highlands? Or live…

access_time14th March 2022


Escape to the Borders

Any time of year is a good time to be in the Borders, but the start of March proves a corker. I step off the…

access_time8th March 2022


Love Legends in the South

Love is all around the south of Scotland. Be it ill-fated love or a happily-ever-after endings, there are legends and tales woven into ballads and…

access_time11th February 2022


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_time1st February 2022


Six climbs in Southern Scotland

Do you know your Munros from your Corbetts? Your Grahams from your Donalds? These Scottish hill classifications offer a great place to start a new…

access_time10th December 2021


Great Days Out Start Here This Winter

Did you know that this winter you can experience a day out in the south of Scotland for up to half price? The Great Days…

access_time19th November 2021


Long-Distance Walks in Southern Scotland

Southern Scotland has an excellent collection of walking routes including some of Scotland’s Great Trails. Whether you are a hiking beginner or a well-seasoned pro…

access_time11th November 2021


Five Outdoor Activities for Half-Term

Finding activities to suit the whole family over half-term holidays is not always easy. But the south of Scotland has a multitude of family-friendly outdoor…

access_time22nd September 2021


12 Colourful Gardens in the South of Scotland

From expansive landscapes to classic walled gardens, Britain is a paradise for keen gardeners. And those simply looking to spend a moment among lush greenery…

access_time14th June 2020