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Article published 13/06/2019

Enter today to be in with the chance of taking home your very own Scottish Thistle Award, the deadline is fast approaching on the 24 June!

The Scottish Thistle Awards champion the very best of the Scottish tourism industry, celebrating innovation, success and excellence in the sector. The awards give your business and those working within tourism the opportunity to earn recognition and appreciation from industry peers. There is no cost to enter and to be considered.


To be recognised by our peers within the industry was a phenomenal honour. It was a true testament to the commitment our whole team has for our site and an opportunity to showcase our pride as an attraction. Going through the submission process provided us with a platform to review our accomplishments and recognise the growth we have achieved. We would encourage anyone thinking of applying to take the chance and go for it.

The Real Mary King's Close - 2018/19 National Winner for Best Heritage Tourism Experience

There are 15 regional categories and 3 national categories to choose from and you can enter whichever category(s) suits your business the best.  Discover some top tips in writing your award winning entry by watching our entry advice video.

If you have any questions about submitting your entry please contact the Scottish Thistle Awards Team directly or call 0131 472 2228.