Figures from Visit Scotland show that in 2019 38% of international visitors visited a beach, during their visit. Domestic tourism resulted in 2.3 million overnight trips to seaside and coastal locations and generated £448m of expenditure for the Scottish economy.
Sonnet 60: Like as the waves make towards the pebbl’d shore
“Like as the waves make towards the pebbl’d shore”
‘The sea all round and the waters within’
“It is big sky and its changes,”
Skaill Bay 12.12.21
“Doesn’t bother the birds though”
Improving Picture of Scotland’s Beaches
“Improving Scotland’s water environment is a key priority for SEPA, and that includes the bathing waters so many of us enjoy”
“I like to stand with my feet in the water at the edge of the sea.”
‘The Sound of the Sea’ at 2021 Orkney International Science Festival
This year marks the 25th anniversary of the Festival’s collaboration and friendship with the Slovenian Science Foundation
A ‘Good’ Start to Scotland’s Bathing Water Season
The official bathing water season in Scotland started on 1st June and lasts to 15 September.
A Visit To The Bay of Skaill
A short film made whilst walking at the Bay of Skaill, West Mainland.
The People Of The Sea
“You could weave a tale, about the fisherman’s hand, and how it came to be where you found it………”