Historic Environment Scotland to give away free tickets to some of the most iconic sites to celebrate St Andrew’s Day

To help celebrate St Andrew’s Day, we are launching a free Ticket Giveaway to some of Scotland’s top heritage visitor attractions. EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2018-Nov-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Historic Environment Scotland (HES) has thousands of free tickets to give away to some of the most iconic sites in the country on Saturday 24 and Sunday… 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

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: Google Street View launched a new collection of historic Scottish sites

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2014-12-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Some of Scotland’s most iconic heritage sites are now available to view virtually. Google Street View has launched a new collection of historic Scottish sites, allowing people to now explore a number of the nation’s picturesque castles, forts and abbeys from their phone, tablet or computer. Partnering… 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 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