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By the seaside

Grab your bucket and spade as Scotland has dramatic coastline and seaside spots to explore. Learn more about coastal visits in Scotland and the benefits being near water can have on our wellbeing and mental health.

Coastal Tourism

Discover a deep dive investigation of tourism in Scotland's coastal regions.

Coastal Tourism in Scotland - Topic Paper

Published June 2021

Water Wellness

Take a look at research on the benefits of being near water and how the Scottish tourism industry can react to consumer trends.

The Health Benefits of Being Near Water Topic Paper

Published June 2021

Additional information on coastal tourism