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Article published 10/05/2023

Eyemouth accommodation achieves 4 Star status

Nisbet’s Tower, part of the visitor experience at Gunsgreen House on the harbour front in Eyemouth, Berwickshire, has been awarded 4 Stars in our Quality Assurance (QA) scheme.

Noted was the excellent level of accommodation, the quality of the refurbishment work carried out and the willingness to make changes to meet the QA criteria.

The final assessment report provides a wide range of supporting comments and advice to encourage further actions to strengthen the award in the future.

Riddell Graham, Chairman of the Gunsgreen House Trustees said that they are absolutely delighted to receive this award. And that it's a clear endorsement and recognition of all the work of Gunsgreen House Manager, Tracy Duffy. She has put in lots of hard work to improve the overall quality of the visitor experience at Nisbet’s Tower.

Gunsgreen QA award

Left to right — Gordon Smith, VisitScotland, Tracy Duffy, Gunsgreen Manager, Riddell Graham, Chairman, Gunsgreen House Trustees

Find out more about Gunsgreen House self-catering accommodation

Congratulations to Gunsgreen House on receiving a 4 Star QA Award for their self-catering accommodation, Nisbet's Tower. This is a fantastic achievement for the business, that reflects their commitment to providing a quality experience within a unique and historic location in the coastal town of Eyemouth.

With the opening of the coast-to-coast cycle route between Eyemouth and Stranraer later this year, this award comes at an exciting time for tourism in the South of Scotland as we continue to support the recovery of this valuable part of our economy.

Our Quality Assurance scheme represents world class excellence, helping businesses shine, enabling visitors to make informed choices and driving up investment in quality.

Gordon Smith, Destination Development Director at VisitScotland

Quality Assurance

Quality Assurance (QA) is the name we give to our official grading system for tourism businesses and all our associated schemes.

QA can help us drive up standards across the industry, raising the bar. Our stars represent world class excellence, helping businesses shine, enabling visitors to make informed choices and driving investment in quality.

Find out more about our Quality Assurance Scheme and how your business can apply.

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