Coastal Tourism


Coastal tourism refers to specific visits to coastal and seaside locations. These locations are an important part of Scotland’s rural attraction, which has strong historical links in Scottish tourism history.


Coastal Research

The following paper is a summary of tourism performance. Using data from a number of sources, insight has been drawn to gain a representative picture of the importance of coastal and seaside locations to the Scottish tourism industry.


PDF document Coastal Tourism in Scotland - Topic Paper (2.3MB) published August 2016


Additional Resources

VisitBritain have also published information on countryside and coast. Please visit the Inbound Countryside and Coast section of their website.


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