A ‘Ferry’ successful partnership

A ‘Ferry’ successful partnership

Press Releases   •   Sep 20, 2017 09:57 BST

VisitScotland works with P&O Ferries on summer campaign

One for the books

One for the books

Press Releases   •   Sep 15, 2017 13:46 BST

Wigtown Book Festival becomes 100th partner in Dumfries & Galloway

Borders Railway celebrates two years

Borders Railway celebrates two years

Press Releases   •   Sep 08, 2017 09:42 BST

Re-established route helping to shine spotlight on regions

Dumfries & Galloway is a ‘Hook’ for visitors

Dumfries & Galloway is a ‘Hook’ for visitors

Press Releases   •   Sep 01, 2017 12:57 BST

VisitScotland welcomes Cabinet Secretary’s tour of region

On the moo-ve in the Scottish Borders

On the moo-ve in the Scottish Borders

Press Releases   •   Aug 08, 2017 09:43 BST

VisitScotland coo van to make appearance in region

Funding boost to make festival ‘Electric’

Funding boost to make festival ‘Electric’

Press Releases   •   Jul 28, 2017 12:41 BST

Dumfries & Galloway event receives share of national funding

Let off steam with the kids this summer

Let off steam with the kids this summer

Press Releases   •   Jul 14, 2017 10:32 BST

Family day out on the Borders Railway

All sewn up on the Solway coast

All sewn up on the Solway coast

Press Releases   •   Jul 05, 2017 10:43 BST

New tourism business in Dumfries & Galloway offers unique sewing retreats

Seeing stars in Stranraer

Seeing stars in Stranraer

Press Releases   •   Jun 26, 2017 10:19 BST

Accommodation providers achieve four stars

A thousand reasons to join VIP scheme

A thousand reasons to join VIP scheme

Press Releases   •   Jun 23, 2017 11:23 BST

VisitScotland partner programme reaches milestone

Historic guest house reaches for the stars

Historic guest house reaches for the stars

Press Releases   •   Jun 19, 2017 11:49 BST

Jedburgh B&B achieves four star award

An Eques-train summer

An Eques-train summer

Press Releases   •   Jun 05, 2017 10:02 BST

Visitors urged to travel on Borders Railway to experience unique riding festivals

Visitor information in Melrose

Visitor information in Melrose

Press Releases   •   Jun 02, 2017 13:59 BST

Melrose Abbey, the most popular paid-for visitor attraction in the Scottish Borders, which attracted more than 52,000 visitors in 2016, is to join the VisitScotland Information Partner (VIP) programme, an exclusive network committed to actively promoting the local area and services on offer.

Drive Dumfries

Drive Dumfries

Press Releases   •   Apr 21, 2017 10:26 BST

Southwest Tourist Group launches map of key driving routes

From dark skies to gold mines

From dark skies to gold mines

Press Releases   •   Apr 12, 2017 11:53 BST

Dumfries & Galloway offers something for everyone this tourist season

Cooking up a tourism feast

Cooking up a tourism feast

Press Releases   •   Mar 29, 2017 13:08 BST

VisitScotland Chief Executive meets rising stars of the industry in Dumfries

Rugby in train-ing!

Rugby in train-ing!

Press Releases   •   Mar 20, 2017 10:20 GMT

Players scrum for train to historic Melrose rugby tournament

Rise and Shine

Rise and Shine

Press Releases   •   Mar 17, 2017 12:34 GMT

Scottish Borders castle featured in top US morning show

Rising to the tourism challenge

Rising to the tourism challenge

Press Releases   •   Mar 15, 2017 10:15 GMT

Bread Works first charity in region to sign up to VIP scheme

Nessie sighting in Stranraer!

Nessie sighting in Stranraer!

Press Releases   •   Mar 06, 2017 10:52 GMT

VisitScotland responds to monster appeal

Step into the Scottish Borders this spring

Step into the Scottish Borders this spring

Press Releases   •   Mar 01, 2017 10:20 GMT

New film gives 39 reasons to visit the region

Tourism Conference Set Sights on Industry Growth

Tourism Conference Set Sights on Industry Growth

Press Releases   •   Feb 24, 2017 12:54 GMT

Annual SBTP Conference focuses on Sector Collaboration & Connectivity

Seeing stars in the Scottish Borders

Seeing stars in the Scottish Borders

Press Releases   •   Feb 20, 2017 12:22 GMT

Windlestraw achieves five-star tourism award

With love from the Borders Railway

With love from the Borders Railway

Press Releases   •   Feb 08, 2017 11:00 GMT

Alternative Valentine’s activities along scenic rail route

Holiday at The Haining

Holiday at The Haining

Press Releases   •   Dec 19, 2016 10:19 GMT

Apartment within historic mansion house achieves 4 Star award

Annual tourism event in the Scottish Borders

Annual tourism event in the Scottish Borders

Press Releases   •   Oct 28, 2016 13:43 BST

Opportunities for businesses to attend Scottish Borders event

 Lighthouse Holiday Park reaches for the stars

Lighthouse Holiday Park reaches for the stars

Press Releases   •   Oct 17, 2016 13:20 BST

Southerness Holiday Park achieves four star award

Star Quality for Stranraer coastal park

Star Quality for Stranraer coastal park

Press Releases   •   Oct 07, 2016 15:07 BST

A COASTAL park which recently underwent a major upgrade has been rewarded by VisitScotland.

First anniversary is one in a million for Borders Railway

First anniversary is one in a million for Borders Railway

Press Releases   •   Sep 09, 2016 11:51 BST

​Over a million passenger journeys have been made on the Borders Railway since it officially opened 12 months ago today (September 9).

Peebles chef puts Borders on the map in  Great British Menu

Peebles chef puts Borders on the map in Great British Menu

Press Releases   •   Aug 26, 2016 12:36 BST

A chef from Peebles in the Scottish Borders will represent his country on the popular Great British Menu TV Show next week.

Five Stars for Galloway Music & Arts Venue

Five Stars for Galloway Music & Arts Venue

Press Releases   •   Aug 22, 2016 12:01 BST

A popular music and arts venue in New Galloway which was originally an 18th century school is top of the class again having scooped an award from VisitScotland.

 Scottish Borders mountain biker has #ScotSpirit!

Scottish Borders mountain biker has #ScotSpirit!

Press Releases   •   Jul 29, 2016 09:53 BST

Mountain biker from Stow star of multi-million pound global marketing campaign for VisitScotland.

Quality down to a fine art

Quality down to a fine art

Press Releases   •   Jul 18, 2016 10:38 BST

A new art gallery and shop in Dumfries & Galloway is the first of its kind in the region to scoop a top Quality Assurance award from the national tourism organisation.

Chief Executive takes a VisitScotland tour of Scottish Borders

Chief Executive takes a VisitScotland tour of Scottish Borders

Press Releases   •   Jul 08, 2016 14:40 BST

Leading tourism industry figures in the Scottish Borders came together recently to meet with VisitScotland Chief Executive Malcolm Roughead as part of his annual ‘Listening Tour’ of the country.

Herd about the International Airshow?

Herd about the International Airshow?

Press Releases   •   Aug 28, 2017 18:46 BST

VisitScotland Coo-vans set to make appearance at Ayrshire event

VIP treatment in Ayrshire

VIP treatment in Ayrshire

Press Releases   •   Aug 21, 2017 12:22 BST

East Ayrshire Leisure joins VisitScotland programme

Back to the floor

Back to the floor

Press Releases   •   May 16, 2017 10:46 BST

VisitScotland celebrates National Waiters’ Day

All that glitters is gold!

All that glitters is gold!

Press Releases   •   May 15, 2017 10:17 BST

Festivals receive funding support to bring visitors to Dumfries & Galloway

Caching in on popular pastime

Caching in on popular pastime

Press Releases   •   May 15, 2017 09:56 BST

VisitScotland hails first ever Geocaching event to take place in Peebles as a win for tourism

Film festival receives financial boost

Film festival receives financial boost

Press Releases   •   Jan 27, 2017 13:24 GMT

The Alchemy Film and Moving Image Festival in Hawick is one of four events across the country to receive support from VisitScotland.

Tracing your #ScotSpirit

Tracing your #ScotSpirit

Press Releases   •   Jan 13, 2017 11:10 GMT

Dumfriesshire-born researcher has starring role in global marketing campaign for VisitScotland

Successful year for tourism in Dumfries & Galloway

Successful year for tourism in Dumfries & Galloway

Press Releases   •   Dec 19, 2016 10:51 GMT

THE Kelpies visit to Kirkcudbright, the successful Wigtown Book Festival and the Tour of Britain coming to the region are some of the highlights of a busy season for tourism in Dumfries & Galloway.

Borders Railway charges onto US market

Borders Railway charges onto US market

Press Releases   •   Dec 12, 2016 10:48 GMT

VisitScotland partners with Matador Network to promote new film

As Good As Gold

As Good As Gold

Press Releases   •   Dec 12, 2016 12:33 GMT

Dumfries & Galloway B&B achieves top quality award

There’s ‘snow’ place like the Borders this Christmas

There’s ‘snow’ place like the Borders this Christmas

Press Releases   •   Nov 29, 2016 10:30 GMT

Unique shopping experience to be discovered on Borders Railway

Community comes together to support tourism

Community comes together to support tourism

Press Releases   •   Nov 16, 2016 10:51 GMT

Dalbeattie Community Initiative first in region to sign up to VIP scheme

Annual tourism conference

Annual tourism conference

Press Releases   •   Nov 14, 2016 12:01 GMT

Scottish Borders businesses gather to share knowledge and expertise

Dumfries & Galloway takes starring role

Dumfries & Galloway takes starring role

Press Releases   •   Nov 04, 2016 13:47 GMT

New film brings region to life

As good as gold

As good as gold

Press Releases   •   Oct 17, 2016 13:10 BST

Scottish Borders Bed and Breakfast receives top quality award

Historic Borders house opens its doors to guests following renovation

Historic Borders house opens its doors to guests following renovation

Press Releases   •   Sep 28, 2016 10:13 BST

AN 18th century house once famed for its ceilidhs and parties has been brought back to life following a two -year renovation project.

A pedigree trip

A pedigree trip

Press Releases   •   Sep 21, 2016 12:20 BST

VisitScotland’s Ambassadog enjoys weekend break to Dumfries & Galloway

The Devil’s in the detail

The Devil’s in the detail

Press Releases   •   Sep 19, 2016 14:10 BST

Chair of VisitScotland presents five star award to Annan museum

Five Star Fun at Dumfries Farm Park

Five Star Fun at Dumfries Farm Park

Press Releases   •   Aug 29, 2016 12:00 BST

A FARM PARK and play centre in Dumfries has been awarded the top Visitor Attraction award from VisitScotland.

Cattle drive for tourism in Dumfries & Galloway

Cattle drive for tourism in Dumfries & Galloway

Press Releases   •   Aug 17, 2016 13:28 BST

Newton Stewart Visitor Centre achieves iKnow accreditation

A busy season ahead for tourism in the Scottish Borders

A busy season ahead for tourism in the Scottish Borders

Press Releases   •   Jul 15, 2016 13:24 BST

Regional Director Doug Wilson looks to the season ahead in the Scottish Borders

Fit for a King!

Fit for a King!

Press Releases   •   Jun 27, 2016 13:04 BST

Scottish Borders bed and breakfast crowned with gold award

New Charles Jencks installation for Multiverse artland

New Charles Jencks installation for Multiverse artland

Press Releases   •   Jun 17, 2016 16:51 BST

Internationally recognised artist makes stunning new addition to 55-acre cosmic site