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The Scotland Starts Here app connects visitors to the South of Scotland. Connecting people to places makes for a more memorable experience and helps people experience, not just observe – it is our culture! We want you to be part of who we are and what we do, we want you to feel local and immerse yourself in our destination. Let us bring it alive.

The South of Scotland has a distinctive and Scottish personality. Whatever Scottish experience visitors are looking for, they can find it here. Best of all, they can enjoy it within easy reach of the major cities of Scotland’s central belt - and it’s also easy to reach from the cities of the North of England.

We have created interactive routes, maps and itineraries to navigate you through this hidden gem of destination and we bring it alive through songs, myths, legends and narrated guided tours. Our routes and itineraries cover routes including walking, driving, cycling, equestrian and Borders Railway. You are able to select routes that are of individual / group interest or create your own. There is no better way to explore this destination – showcasing all the best places to stay, eat, visit and enjoy.

What’s New

Version 2.6.19

Updated the App to include Dumfries and Galloway, alongside the Borders and Midlothian.
A number of small bug fixes and improvements.

Ratings and Reviews

4.4 out of 5
20 Ratings

20 Ratings

The Five Turrets ,

The Scottish Borders unlocked

Great new app for exploring the Scottish Borders. Worth spending a bit of time getting the hang of it - there’s a lot going on - but this helps unlock the previously overlooked borderlands of southern Scotland and makes it a lot easier to plan a stay.
Tip: the tours are good but you need to click on the View Our Map button and then use the Filter button to get the most out of the app. That lets you search for accommodation, attractions, food and drink etc by location.

Tonyigamer ,

Fantastic guide

A fantastic guide for touring the Scottish Borders, lots of helpful information, an intuitive and well designed app.

Nittenville ,

Won’t work on I phone

I have downloaded this several times but still not optimised for phone layout. Can’t accept terms and conditions as function not displaying. Did notify the app makers several weeks ago but still not fixed . Look forward to it getting sorted so as I can actually explore the app.

Developer Response ,

Hi Nittenvillie, We are sorry to hear about your issue. We have released a new version of the app (2.5.10) which fixes the formatting issues on the on-boarding screens when larger text sizes have been set. We hope you enjoy the app.

App Privacy

The developer, Whereverly, indicated that the app’s privacy practices may include handling of data as described below. For more information, see the developer’s privacy policy.

Data Not Linked to You

The following data may be collected but it is not linked to your identity:

  • Location
  • Identifiers
  • Usage Data
  • Diagnostics

Privacy practices may vary based on, for example, the features you use or your age. Learn More


  • Family Sharing

    Up to six family members will be able to use this app with Family Sharing enabled.

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