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Scotland is renowned across the globe for its rich culture and heritage, and its contribution to the world past and present. From its thriving contemporary arts and music scene to its achievements in industry, medicine, science, law and literature, Scotland's story is one of immense achievement
Bannockburn set for a new Visitor Centre
The landmark project will see Historic Scotland and the National Trust for Scotland work in partnership to deliver a world class visitor attraction incorporating an immersive digital experience designed to transport visitors back to the fourteenth century battle.
With Scotland hosting the Commonwealth Games and the Ryder Cup in the same year, the project will encourage international visitors to spend more time – and more money – in Scotland. Early estimates of the economic impact indicate a 30% increase in visitors to the centre, taking it from 65,000 to 85,000 annually, with 100,000 expected in the first year.