Tourism

Scottish Agritourism Roadshow - Orkney

This event is hosted by Destination Orkney and Scottish Agritourism with support from Highlands and Islands Enterprise and is open to farmers, crofters, other business owners and anyone else who have an interest in agritourism and the opportunity that it presents for Orkney.

Scottish Agritourism Roadshow - Caithness and Sutherland

This event is being run jointly with Scottish Agritourism and Venture North with support from Highlands and Islands Enterprise. The event is open to farmers, crofters, other business owners and anyone else who has an interest in agritourism and the opportunity that it presents for Caithness and Sutherland.

Scottish Agritourism Roadshow - Wester Ross - focus on Crofting

This event is run by Scottish Agritourism in conjunction with the Crofting Commission, with support from Highlands and Islands Enterprise and open to farmers, crofters, other business owners and anyone else who has an interest in agritourism and the opportunity that it presents for Scotland.

A new framework to strengthen Scotland’s engagement with global connections has been published.

The Scottish Connections Framework seeks to expand links and networks with:

The Scottish Export Index (formally Scottish Export Awards) is returning for the first time since 2018, in recognition of the continued success of Scotland’s exporters on the world stage, which is believed to account for £87.1bn worth of exports globally

Boat operators are now sailing to the National Nature Reserve, managed by NatureScot, from Saturday (1st April).

NatureScot staff are looking forward to welcoming visitors back to the island, which closed last year for five weeks to help protect seabirds from a devastating outbreak of avian flu. 

LEAF Open Farm Sunday!

LEAF Open Farm Sun­day, man­aged by LEAF (Link­ing Envi­ron­ment And Farm­ing), is one of the farm­ing industry’s biggest suc­cess sto­ries. Since the first Open Farm Sun­day in 2006, over 1600 farm­ers across the UK have opened their gates and wel­comed over 2.7 mil­lion peo­ple onto farms for one Sun­day each year.

£250,000 boost to gift card initiative.

A scheme aimed at boosting trade in town and city centres is going digital.

Scotland Loves Local (SLL) gift cards can be loaded with credit and used in participating shops and businesses within users’ local council area.

Supporting Outdoor Play

Planning reforms to boost play provision.

Children and young people will have more opportunities to play outside under new planning reforms.

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