Two Scottish Castles – join best in the UK


Edinburgh and Stirling Castle, two of Scotland’s most loved tourist attractions have been shortlisted in the British Travel Awards for the Best UK Heritage Attraction category. They join the Giant’s Causeway in Northern Ireland, the National Maritime Museum in Cornwall, and the Snowdon Mountain Railway, in the largest consumer voted awards programme in the UK.

The winner of the award is decided on by the public, who have until 30th September 2015 to vote for their favourite UK Heritage Attraction on the BTA website.

Stephen Duncan, Director of Commercial and Tourism for Historic Scotland, said: “I am delighted that both Stirling and Edinburgh Castles have been nominated for this prestigious award once more. These two iconic castles both played key roles in Scotland’s history, and this nomination is a tribute to the staff who help bring that history to life for thousands of visitors each month.

To vote for Edinburgh or Stirling Castle to win the Best UK Heritage Attraction Award at the 2015 British Travel Awards, visit

Winners will be announced at an awards ceremony on the 25th of November.

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