“If you could sit with me beside the sea to-day,”
“That sea was greater than we knew”
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.
“Like as the waves make towards the pebbl’d shore”
“It is big sky and its changes,”
“Doesn’t bother the birds though”
“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.”
This year marks the 25th anniversary of the Festival’s collaboration and friendship with the Slovenian Science Foundation
The official bathing water season in Scotland started on 1st June and lasts to 15 September.