The Best Outdoor/Adventure Experience!


MacBackpackers is officially the Best Outdoor/Adventure Experience in Lothian & Borders

Scottish Thistle Awards Winner

It’s official, MacBackpackers has won the Best Outdoor/Adventure Experience in the esteemed Scottish Thistle Awards. This is the twenty-sixth year running the Scottish Thistle Awards, celebrating the best in the tourism businesses across the country.

“We’re incredibly happy to have been selected as one of Scottish Thistle Awards finalists,” said Hamish Campbell, Operations Manager at MacBackpackers. “We have made it to our mission to provide a local’s insight into one of the most beautiful places on Earth. This is a company-wide achievement that makes us extremely proud.”

Scottish Thistle Awards has always recognised the top players in the tourism industry, and the recognition is awarded to those companies and individuals making a difference in the lives of travellers and inspiring each person to keep discovering Scotland.

Our brand new shiny award

About Scottish Thistle Awards:
For over 20 years the Scottish Thistle Awards have been recognised as Scotland's tourism industry's Oscars. Organised by VisitScotland in association with the Aberdeen City and Shire Tourism Awards, Highlands and Islands Tourism Awards, HIT Scotland, Scotland Food and Drink, Scottish Licenced Trade Association, Scottish Tourism Alliance and SportScotland, these prestigious awards are without a doubt the ones our industry leaders want to receive and have in their trophy cabinet!

Scottish Thistle Awards Winner - Best Outdoor/Adventure Experience Scottish Thistle Awards Winner




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