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OUT NOW! The latest visitor statistics for Edinburgh

Edinburgh skyline towards The Castle.

VisitScotland published the first phase of the Scotland Visitor Survey 2023 in April 2024, and at the end of June 2024 they released phase two, which includes regional factsheets.

Key findings from the Edinburgh Factsheet  include:

64% of overnight visitors were international visitors
47% of overnight visitors were Older Independents
52% of overnight visitors were repeat visitors
23% of overnight visitors stayed only in Edinburgh
15% of overnight visitors were on a trip of a lifetime

See the full findings at: https://www.visitscotland.org/research-insights/regions/edinburgh-lothians.


Autumn scene of Inverleith Park - across Edinburgh towards the castle.

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