Scotland will be celebrating the Year of Coasts and Waters in 2020 to showcase the marine and coastal tourism sector. Scotland boasts thousands of miles of varied coastline, including many islands. The diverse coastal scenery ranges from dramatic cliffs and sea stacks to gleaming white beaches, offering an unparalleled range of experiences like wildlife watching, and island hopping.

Scotland’s lochs, rivers and canals also form an important part of the visitor experience, such as boat trips and cruises, while the many nature reserves across the country are home to a tremendous variety of flora and fauna.

The ways in which Scotland’s coasts and waters have shaped the country’s history can also be explored at a range of visitor attractions. This includes an amazing choice of gin and whisky distilleries where clients can learn how Scotland uses its water to produce quality products. Along with a full programme of events running throughout the year, there will be something to appeal to every client in 2020.

CTA contact: Lauren Hogg



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