£1m Investment Will Bring Jobs And Visitors To South Scotland

A £1 million investment into the development of a new forest tourism attraction will create jobs and bring thousands of new visitors to the south of Scotland. The overall £11.75 million tourism development is being managed in a partnership between Forest Enterprise Scotland and Forest Holidays, which is providing the private sector investment of more than £10.7m. The investment has the potential to generate an extra £1 million into the local economy each year, employ up to 60 people and increase visitors to Glentress Forest from 300,000 to 330,000 by 2022.