Edinburgh Castle remains the 12th most-visited attraction in the UK according to the Association of Leading Visitor Attractions

Attractions in Scotland saw the biggest increase in visitors according to the Association of Leading Visitor Attractions (ALVA) EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2019-Mar-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Edinburgh Castle has retained its status as the 12th most-visited attraction in the UK according to the Association of Leading Visitor Attractions (ALVA) which today (Wednesday 27 March) released its… Read the full press release

Historic Environment Scotland: Vote for the iconic Edinburgh Castle in this year’s British Travel Awards

Visitors urged to cast their votes for the iconic castle in this year’s British Travel Awards EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2018-Jul-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Voting has opened for the 2018 British Travel Awards (BTA) and Edinburgh Castle is again in the running to claim the title of the Best UK Heritage Attraction. Edinburgh Castle is the number one paid-for… Read the full press release

Historic Environment Scotland: Scotland’s heritage attractions hit 5,041,297 visitor milestone throughout the 2017/18 financial year

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2018-Apr-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Scotland’s heritage attractions have hit a record milestone, welcoming more than 5 million people for the first ever time in a single year. Historic Environment Scotland (HES), who manage over 300 Historic Scotland visitor attractions across the country representing more than 5,000 years of Scottish history, are celebrating a 17% increase… Read the full press release

Historic Environment Scotland: Edinburgh Castle named the 12th most-visited attraction in the UK for 2017 according to ALVA visitor figures

Edinburgh Castle climbs to 12th most-visited UK attraction as Scotland out-performs rest of UK for 6th year running in ALVA visitor figures EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2018-Mar-20 — /Travel PR News/ — The annual release of visitor figures from the Association of Leading Visitor Attractions (ALVA) has seen Edinburgh Castle leap four places in the rankings to be named the… Read the full press release

VisitScotland: The Forth Bridge voted Scotland’s greatest man-made wonder

Edinburgh, Scotland, 2016-Oct-19 — /Travel PR News/ — The Forth Bridge has been voted Scotland’s greatest man-made wonder in new research by VisitScotland as part of the Year of Innovation, Architecture and Design 2016. The 126 year old bridge and UNESCO World Heritage Site pipped Edinburgh Castle, The Kelpies and the Glenfinnan Viaduct to take the top… Read the full press release

Edinburgh Castle welcomed 1,568,508 visitors last year—making it Scotland’s most visited attraction

UK wide member figures for 2015 revealed in industry announcement Edinburgh, Scotland, 2016-Mar-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Edinburgh Castle has been named Scotland’s most visited attraction – ahead of the National Museum of Scotland for the first time in five years – as new figures reveal that more than one and a half million visitors… Read the full press release

Historic Scotland: Exhibition exploring the links between Edinburgh and other major cities opens at Edinburgh Castle

EDINBURGH, 2015-12-10 — /Travel PR News/ — An innovative new Scottish-led exhibition exploring the links between Edinburgh and other major cities opens at Edinburgh Castle today (9th December). A Tale of Two Cities pairs the Scottish capital with other locations that have shared key periods of change over the centuries, and uses a combination of… Read the full press release

Edinburgh Castle named the UK’s Best Heritage Attraction for a record fourth year running at the 2014 British Travel Awards

EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND, 2014-11-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Edinburgh Castle has been named the UK’s Best Heritage Attraction for a record fourth year running at the 2014 British Travel Awards (BTAs). This year’s prestigious BTAs – the largest consumer voted awards in the UK – saw the castle, Scotland’s number one paid for visitor attraction, once… Read the full press release

Historic Scotland: Edinburgh Castle had record breaking 2 million visitors during summer 2014

Edinburgh, Scotland, 2014-10-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Scotland’s number one paid for tourist attraction, Edinburgh Castle has recorded a record breaking summer for visitors. The castle, which is Scotland’s number one paid for visitor attraction, saw 767,566 visitors go through its famous gates between June and September, a 3% increase on the previous record,… Read the full press release

Edinburgh Castle and Stirling Castle the only Scottish attractions shortlisted at the 2014 British Travel Awards

Edinburgh, Scotland, 2014-9-24 — /Travel PR News/ — The countdown is on for people to cast their votes for Edinburgh Castle or Stirling Castle to be named Best UK Heritage Attraction at the 2014 British Travel Awards (BTAs), with voting closing on 30th September. The only Scottish attractions in the running for the prestigious award, they… Read the full press release

Historic Scotland: Edinburgh Castle reports its busiest July on record with 223,107 visitors

Edinburgh, Scotland, 2014-8-15 — /Travel PR News/ — This year Edinburgh Castle enjoyed its busiest July on record, with 223,107 visitors heading to the site over the course of the month, up five per cent year-on-year. Operated by Historic Scotland, the castle is Scotland’s number one paid-for visitor attraction, welcoming over 1.4 million visitors in 2013. Historic… Read the full press release

Historic Scotland: Edinburgh Castle welcomed over 1.4 million visitors for first time in its history

Edinburgh, Scotland, 2014-3-5 — /Travel PR News/ — Edinburgh Castle most-visited paid-for attraction in Scotland and most-visited paid-for UK attraction outside of London Edinburgh Castle has welcomed over 1.4 million visitors for the first time in its history. The figures were released today (5th March) by the Association of Leading Visitor Attractions (ALVA) which comprises over 200… Read the full press release

Edinburgh Castle Wedding Open Day on Saturday 19th October 2013

Edinburgh, Scotland, 2013-10-02 — /travelprnews.com/ — If love is in the air and wedding bells are on the horizon, why not come to the stunning location of Edinburgh Castle and join us at our Wedding Open Day on Saturday 19th October 2013? The Open Day will take place from 11:00 to 16:00 and will showcase Edinburgh Castle’s… Read the full press release

Visitors to some of Scotland’s most famous historic sites will be able to channel their inner artist this October

2013-09-27 — /travelprnews.com/ — Visitors to some of Scotland’s most famous historic sites will be able to channel their inner artist next month. A number of Historic Scotland sites are taking part in ‘The Big Draw’, the world’s biggest drawing festival. The participating sites are Edinburgh Castle, Duff House, Bothwell Castle, Urquhart Castle, Iona Abbey, Castle… Read the full press release

Vote for Edinburgh Castle to win the Top UK Heritage Attraction award in the prestigious British Travel Awards

2013-09-19 — /travelprnews.com/ — The countdown is on for people to vote for Edinburgh Castle to win the Top UK Heritage Attraction award in the prestigious British Travel Awards. The competition closes on 30th September 2013. The castle, which was awarded the accolade in 2011 and 2012,  is the only Scottish heritage attraction on the short-list and… Read the full press release

Historic Scotland reported 1,692,611 visitors for June – August 2013, growth of 14.8% YoY

2013-09-11 — /travelprnews.com/ — From June – August 2013, the organisation, which is Scotland’s biggest operator of visitor attractions, reported 1,692,611 visitors, an increase of 14.8% on the same period last year. Across the agency’s 78 ticketed attractions, records were broken at flagship site Edinburgh Castle – up 26% on 2012 for the period June –… Read the full press release

Kaplan International Colleges students’ survey named Edinburgh Castle the best tourist attraction in the Scottish capital

2013-07-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — Edinburgh Castle is the best tourist attraction in the Scottish capital, according to a survey of students at Kaplan International Colleges. The Castle is at the heart of what Scotland is all about: a perfect fusion of natural beauty, stunning architecture and ancient history. More than two-thirds of international students claim that… Read the full press release

Edinburgh Castle has once again been short-listed for UK Heritage Attraction Award

2013-07-08 — /travelprnews.com/ — Voted the top UK Heritage Attraction for the past two years’ running, Edinburgh Castle has once again been short-listed by the British Travel Awards to receive this prestigious award. The castle is Scotland’s number one paid-for visitor attraction and welcomes more than 1.2 million visitors from around the world. It is facing competition from the… Read the full press release