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Inverness ranked 11th sexiest place in Scotland according to sex map


By Ali Morrison

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The city’s 46,870 residents have spent more per head on their sexual pleasure since lockdown than anywhere else in the Highlands.
The city’s 46,870 residents have spent more per head on their sexual pleasure since lockdown than anywhere else in the Highlands.

Inverness is the 11th sexiest place in Scotland, according to a new sex map.

The city’s 46,870 residents have spent more per head on their sexual pleasure since lockdown than anywhere else in the Highlands.

Sexual happiness brand Lovehoney analysed spending habits throughout Scotland and the UK to discover how lockdown had impacted on passion.

Scotland’s sex capital was Paisley, Dumfries was second, Glasgow third, Motherwell fourth and Kilmarnock fifth.

Rankings for other locations near Inverness included Fort William is 102nd place

The least sexy place in Scotland was the Outer Hebrides.

Inverness ranked 108th in the UK table which was headed by Sunderland.

A Lovehoney spokeswoman said: “Inverness is one of Scotland’s sexiest places with a big rise in sexual activity since lockdown.

“We have seen a huge surge in activity in and around Inverness as singles and couples look to escape the pressures of lockdown by experimenting more sexually.

“All our data shows that couples with great sex lives enjoy higher overall levels of happiness.”

The figures are based on Lovehoney’s extensive data on the UK’s sexual behaviour.

Lovehoney, the UK’s biggest sex toy retailer, is booming with sales of more than £100 million annually.

The firm received the Queen’s Award for Enterprise for boosting UK exports.

The full Lovehoney Sex Map featuring the UK’s 120 biggest cities and towns can be found here.

Top 20 Scottish towns and cities for sexual activity during lockdown

  1. Paisley - Renfrewshire
  2. Dumfries - Dumfries and Galloway
  3. Glasgow
  4. Motherwell - North Lanarkshire
  5. Kilmarnock - East Ayrshire
  6. Falkirk - Central Lowlands
  7. Edinburgh
  8. Kirkcaldy - Fife
  9. Dundee
  10. Aberdeen
  11. Inverness - Highlands
  12. Galashiels - Borders
  13. Bathgate - West Lothian
  14. Dunblane - Stirling
  15. Coldstream - Borders
  16. Grangemouth - Falkirk
  17. Cumbernauld - North Lanarkshire
  18. Isle of Arran - North Ayrshire
  19. Stromness - Orkney
  20. Erskine - Renfrewshire

Bottom 10 Scottish towns and cities for sexual activity during lockdown

  1. Outer Hebrides
  2. Shetland Islands
  3. Perth - Tayside
  4. Kirkwall in Orkney
  5. Dornoch - Sutherland
  6. Bannockburn- Stirling
  7. Tobermory - Isle of Mull
  8. Carnoustie - Angus
  9. Campbeltown - Argyll and Bute
  10. Pitlochry - Perthshire

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