CRINGLETIE near Peebles won Best Hotel Experience at the 2023 inaugural South of Scotland Thistle Awards last week.

The Scottish Thistle Awards recognises and champions the very best of the Scottish tourism, hospitality and events industry.

The Awards honour the very best individuals, businesses and partnerships for their innovation, excellence and success.

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The inaugural South of Scotland Thistle Awards, which was held in Dumfries, recognised the exceptional tourism businesses and individuals across the whole region. As a South of Scotland winner, Cringletie will go on to the national finals in Glasgow on Friday 1st December.

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Owner of Cringletie Bill Cross said: “We are absolutely thrilled to be recognised as Best Hotel Experience, and on such a special occasion, at the inaugural South of Scotland Thistle Awards.

To be shortlisted as a Regional Finalist in the Thistle’s was fabulous, but to be named as winner of Best Hotel Experience, and in such prestigious company, is a great honour.

“This achievement recognises the hard work and commitment of our whole team and we are extremely proud to have brought the award home to Peebles”.