Latest data released on trends in tourist attractions sector in Wales

Our latest Wales Visitor Attractions Survey for the Welsh Government shows that almost 19 million visits were made in 2017 to attractions taking part in the survey: 61% of visits were made to free attractions & 39% to attractions charging admission.

The paid attraction reporting the highest number of visitors in 2017, as in previous years, was The LC Waterpark & Leisure Complex in Swansea (796,149 visitors). Visitor numbers to the LC increased by 1.5% in 2017 from 784,522 in 2016.

Of the free admittance attractions providing data in 2017, the Wales Millennium Centre received the highest number of visitors (almost 1.1 million); visit numbers in 2017 at this attraction had fallen by 14.6% from their 2016 level, however.

The full report is available here.


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