Tourism

Rural Affairs and Islands Secretary, Mairi Gougeon has announced that six Scottish islands have been named to become carbon neutral by 2040, through The Carbon Neutral Islands project.

The Carbon Neutral Islands project is a programme for government commitment aimed at supporting islands to become carbon neutral by 2040.

'Imagining New Futures Together' delivered by Social Enterprise Academy can help turn your ideas into community-led tourism projects through learning and visioning sessions.

A network of Scottish community tourism enterprises, SCOTO, officially launched their website this week with a view to guiding tourists to community-led enterprises and sites.

Study Visit to The Black Bull, Gartmore - IN-PERSON REGISTRATION

A half day event for all Scottish community pub groups, whether just starting out or open and trading.

Scottish Agritourism, the sector body for agritourism in Scotland, has appointed its first board. 

Riddell Graham, until recently the Director of Industry and Destination Development at VisitScotland, becomes the first Chairman of Scottish Agritourism. 

On Monday 11th April the Scottish Islands Passport was officially launched in South Ronaldsay. The app, which is now available on Google Play and Apple App Store, aims to help more people discover what Scottish islands have to offer - for more information and to download the app visit www.islands.scot.  

The Scottish Agritourism Growth Tracker 2021, undertaken by Visit Scotland on behalf of Scottish Agritourism measured, for the first time, the potential of the country’s agritourism industry.

Islands Bond Workshop

The Scottish Government has committed to developing a £5 million Islands Bond fund, providing up to £50,000 each for up to 100 households by 2026, by providing financial support for island residents to remain in their community, or to encourage people to move there.

Islands Bond Workshop

The Scottish Government has committed to developing a £5 million Islands Bond fund, providing up to £50,000 each for up to 100 households by 2026, by providing financial support for island residents to remain in their community, or to encourage people to move there.

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