Wigtown in Dumfries in Galloway, which holds a popular annual Book Festival, was one of those awarded. The town developed a year-long programme of literary events, including lectures, workshops and readings from top Scottish and international authors.
The town of West Kilbride, in North Ayrshire, was also awarded 'Craft Town' status. Don't miss the town's series of exhibitions at the newly renovated Barony Centre, or visit one of the many studios and galleries to learn more about fascinating crafts including pottery and weaving.
The final town awarded Scottish Creative Place was St Andrews in Fife, which celebrates its 600th anniversary this year, recognising the town's rich culture and heritage.
There are also lots of additional exciting events throughout Scotland, including Creetown in Dumfries and Galloway and Huntly in Aberdeenshire, who both received Special Awards for their creative programmes.