Net gain for Stobo Castle

THE world’s largest travel website has voted Stobo Castle hotel and health spa in Peeblesshire as one of its top destinations.

Trip Advisor gets more than 50 million monthly visitors and has more than 20 million registered members. Over 100,000 tourism businesses in the UK are represented on Trip Advisor, including more than 10,500 hotels.

Stobo Castle has been awarded one of Trip Advisor’s prestigious Travellers’ Choice Awards, which celebrate a small number of hotels worldwide. The winners are based on more than 60 million reviews and opinions from travellers on the website.

Tweeddale MP David Mundell has congratulated Stobo Castle on its award.

He commented: “I’m delighted. Tourism is a very important industry in our area and, indeed, across the UK. It’s very good news for Peeblesshire that the excellence of one of our local hotels has been globally recognised.

“The profile of the award will help to attract new visitors to the area and is a great reflection on the quality of tourism our region has to offer.”