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Special Commendation for The Black Watch Castle and Museum20th Mar 2018

The Black Watch Castle and Museum have been awarded a special commendation at VisitScotland’s esteemed Thistle Awards.

For the past 25 years the Scottish Thistle Awards have honoured businesses who provide an exceptional experience to their customers and lead the way in Scotland’s tourism and hospitality industry.

Jim Clarkson, Regional Director at VisitScotland, said: “I’m delighted that The Black Watch Castle and Museum has received a special commendation in the Historic Environment Scotland - Best Heritage Tourism Experience category."

“The team at the Castle and Museum should be proud of their achievements in representing the region at the prestigious Scottish Thistles Awards National Final."

“The Black Watch Castle and Museum offers a unique portrayal of The Black Watch Regiment’s history through their excellent displays and collection, and it is a testament to the hard work and dedication by the team in delivering a top experience for visitors that it has been acknowledged in this way.”

Anne Kinnes, CEO at The Black Watch Castle and Museum, explains, “We are thrilled to have been recognised in these national industry awards, one of only two special commendations awarded on the night. The team here at the Castle and Museum are committed to providing a world class experience to all our visitors. This special commendation is a tribute to their drive and enthusiasm to share the rich history of The Black Watch with current and future generations."