Edinburgh Castle wins top gong at British Travel Awards

Edinburgh Castle has won ‘Best Heritage Attraction’ at the British Travel Awards (BTAs) for the fifth time.

The award is decided by members of the public and was announced at the BTA Gala Awards Dinner last night in London.

Last year over 2 million people visited Edinburgh Castle, making it Scotland’s number one paid-for visitor attraction.

Edinburgh Castle Executive Manager, Nick Finnigan, said: “We are incredibly proud to win this prestigious award for the fifth time and very grateful to all our visitors who voted.

A canon being fired at Edinburgh Castle

“Their support is a huge vote of confidence to our hardworking and professional staff at Edinburgh Castle. This recognition comes after another year of record-breaking visitor numbers who all come to the castle to enjoy its fascinating history and its unbeatable views of the city.”

Published sundaypost.com, 28 November 2019