MSP welcomes increase in visitor numbers for Loch Lomond Shores 

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More than one million visitors came to Lomond Shores.

February 27, 2018 – The latest figures released by the Moffat Centre at Glasgow Caledonian University, Loch Lomond Shores welcomed more than one million visitors through its doors in 2016. This is an increase of 5.2% on the previous year.

The numbers reveal that Loch Lomond Shores is the most popular free visitor attraction outside of Edinburgh, and the third highest in Scotland.

Dumbarton and Lochside MSP Jackie Baillie has welcomed an increase in visitor numbers at Loch Lomond Shores.

She said:I am delighted that so many tourists continue to visit our local area. The various free events which are run throughout the year such as the Loch Lomond Shores Food Festival and a number of family fun days keep visitors returning time and time again.

“I think it is a great testament to Loch Lomond Shores that the centre is the most popular destination outside the capital. Thanks to all of the staff at Loch Lomond Shores for ensuring that it remains a great place to visit for people from all over the country and the world, and I hope that the numbers continue to rise for many years to come.”


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