Tourism Chief rejoices as Edinburgh named among UK’s favourite cities

The Dugald Stewart Monument and Edinburgh skyline seen from Calton Hill


Malcolm Roughead, VisitScotland Chief Executive, is delighted to hear that Edinburgh was a runner-up for Britain’s favourite city in the LandLove Magazine Awards.

“It’s fantastic that Edinburgh has been named among Britain’s favourite cities. With a plethora of world-class attractions, a unique culture and fascinating history, as well as some of the best bars and restaurants on the planet, it’s no surprise the city is loved by so many across the United Kingdom.

“From climbing Arthur’s Seat to exploring The Real Mary King’s Close, dining at one of four Michellin Star restaurants to experiencing the explosive atmosphere of the summer festivals, there’s something for all Brits to enjoy when they visit Scotland’s Capital.

“It’s also important to remember what these visits will bring to Edinburgh. Tourism is more than a holiday experience – it is integral to sustaining communities by generating income, creating jobs and stimulating social change.”

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