Tag: Scottish Borders
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Northumberland and The Scottish Borders offer superb locations for golfing, and many of the courses are second-to-none. Our resident golf writer, Matthew Moore, packed his clubs recently and played at Langholm Golf Club in the Scottish Borders. It operates an honesty box system. Matthew, who owns his own public relations firm, also publishes Global Golf Magazine and has played at course around the world.
Northumberland, Newcastle-Gateshead and the Scottish Borders are a part of the U.K. offering a respite from traffic jams, crowds and just too many people. This is a part of the world where it is easy to get away from it all. Access to the coast is easy, there are outdoor pursuits, culture, wide open spaces and fresh air. No wonder the people who live hear often call it God’s own country.
Johnstons of Elgin will expand its Hawick mill site in the Scottish Borders. The company which produces textiles plans to develop a strong focus on tourism by developing a new visitor centre, along with a cafe and retail outlet at Eastfield Mills.
An Experiencing Scotland project has led to an increase in turnover and sales per tourism visitor. The project is funded and delivered by Scottish Enterprise, which was created in late 2012 to boost tourism businesses and urge them to work with the food and drink sector to get more local foods into tourist venues.
Paxton House is joining up with Northumberland County Council to give 10% off entrance tickets which are purchased bought at a Tourist Information Centre in the county. Paxton House is on the north side of the River Tweed in the Scottish Borders.
A brand new report from the Butterfly Conservation and Centre for Ecology and Hydrology shows that Butterfly numbers are increasing in Northumberland. This is the opposite of what is happening in other parts of the country, where numbers are falling. Global warming is believed to be the reason for the change.
The Olympic torch will be in Northumberland and the Scottish Borders for more than three days in June, 2012. The final route of the torch will be revealed soon and there will be plenty of opportunities for people to see the torch across the county of Northumberland and in the Borders.