The money this sector generates plays a vital part in Scotland’s economic growth. The latest figures indicate that 15.5 million visitors were attracted to Scotland in 2018 spending nearly £5 billion with the value of the sector to the wider economy estimated to be £10.5 billion.
MFA has extensive experience in the tourist/leisure industry with caravan and holiday parks being a particular specialism. We are the appointed planning advisors to the British Holiday & Home Parks Association in Scotland. A major new report (Pitching the Value) which was published February 2019 on the economic value of holiday parks and campsites in Scotland confirmed that in 2018, this sector generated £772.3m in visitor expenditure (equivalent to £478.2m GVA) and supported 14,301 jobs.