About Us



Toun Cryer is the county’s favourite free Bi-monthly magazine. Toun Cryer combines beautiful photography with features on the county’s people and places.



Over 90,000 readers each issue enjoy articles on interesting Scottish Borders towns and villages; local products, pubs and restaurants interiors, gardens. Toun Cryer is a must-have for locals (whether resident in Scottish Borders or beyond) and for visitors alike.

Regular features include:


  • Walking
  • Food & Drink
  • Gardening News
  • Weekend Breaks
  • Celebrity Interviews
  • Book Reviews
  • Property
  • Arts
  • Interior News
  • Local Heroes

Key stats

  • Bi Monthly
  • 75,000 East Lothian Readers
  • 100,000 Scottish Borders Readers
  • Readers are 56% ABC1s, 81% over 35 years of age, and 60% female
The circulation is 15,000 and delivered to Peebles, West Linton, Cardrona, Innerleithen, Walkerburn, Clovenfords, Galashiels, Tweedbank, Selkirk, Lilliesleaf, Bowden, St Boswells, Melrose, Newstead, Earlston, Lauder, Kelso, Heiton, Gattonside, Darnick.

Toun Cryer delivers a quality targeted readership for its advertisers. With a growing circulation and content that reflects our readers’ lifestyles and interests and at the same time, their love of county’s landscapes and traditions, the magazine is an effective platform for promoting your business’ messages.

Research undertaken shows a remarkable level of brand loyalty to Toun Cryer. Readers say that they love getting the magazine and enjoy and appreciate both the quality editorial and advertising. The research highlighted that our readers love their county. They are interested in buying local produce, visiting the shops, food and drink establishments, and leisure venues that we feature in Toun Cryer. Many have said that they have found quality products and services through the adverts in the magazine.