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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!


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 2024

There is so much to offer cyclists in the South of Scotland. This year sees the spring launch of the Kirkpatrick C2C South of Scotland…

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


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


Michelin Recommended Eateries for 2023

Any restaurant or pub included by Michelin in its guides is sure to have many gourmands flocking to its doors. At these highly recommended eateries…

access_time7th December 2022


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


Loving living in the Borders

Author and time management specialist Suzanne Mulholland lives in the Ettrick Valley with her husband and children. Known as the Batch Lady, Suzanne has created…

access_time26th October 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


Towns to visit for half-term

Have a brilliant half-term break with our suggestions of towns to visit across the South of Scotland and what to do while you are there.

access_time7th 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


Border Delights

Iain Gourlay is the head chef at Cringletie House Hotel near Peebles and has been living in the Borders for the past seven years.

access_time21st September 2022