Light your torch and join the magical Torchlight Procession to illuminate the cobbled streets
Listen to a festive candlelit concert at the atmospheric St. Giles’ Cathedral on the Royal Mile
Learn how to whirl, jig, and fling like a bonafide Scot at the spirited Ceilidh under the Castle
See in the New Year at the epic Street Party, with big-name concerts and midnight fireworks
Cool off on 1st January with Loony Dook, a traditional, bracing dip in the freezing winter sea
The Principal Edinburgh George Street is one of the city’s most luxurious hotels, situated right in the heart of the New Town. Spread across five Georgian townhouses, which were originally built in 1775, the boutique hotel has large, comfortable rooms and suites, and a choice of excellent dining options.
It was awarded Scottish Hotel of the Year at the 2017 Scottish Hotel Awards.
For fine dining in the heart of Edinburgh, head to 21212. This Michelin-starred restaurant, owned by celebrity chef Paul Kitching, offers a lip-smacking five-course tasting menu. Every delicious dish uses the best local produce, whether it’s Scottish venison, smoked salmon, or a range of artisan cheeses.
See the beautiful baroque Palace of Holyroodhouse on our exclusive, after-hours private tour – with champagne. There’s no better way to learn the history of the Queen’s official residence in Scotland.