Scotlands Winter Festivals – Whats On

Scotland has all sorts of Events happening around the country to warm up the winter nights. For a full list, see the Visit Scotland Website. Although our Edinburgh Hogmanay packages are now sold out, you can still view the list of all non-ticketed events in the lead up to the Edinburgh Hogmanay also on the Visit Scotland Events page

Scotland Winter Festivals

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Scotland Early Bird Booking Special

Our Early Bird Special is due to expire on Friday 5th December, so if you are planning a trip to Scotland for 2015, remember to book early for the best deals and early bird specials.

Book and pay your Scotland or Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo Package by Friday 5th December 2014 and receive a complimentary Edinburgh hop on hop off Open Top Bus City Tour!

Edi city tour

Self Drive Holidays Scotland

One of the best ways to visit Bonnie Scotland is at your own leisure. The roads are easy to navigate and the scenery is stunnning. We have a range of set drive itineraries for you to follow. We also tailor itineraries to suit you and each itinerary is unique for your holiday only. If you are planning on tracing your roots or Castle hopping or simply want to visit the magic of the Scottish Highlands, we would be happy to tailor an Itinerary for you.

Drive holiday hairy coo

Scotland v New Zealand at Murrayfield Edinburgh

The New Zealand All Blacks are in Edinburgh preparing for the big match on Saturday 15th November at the iconic Murrayfield Stadium. Kick off is 5.30pm local time and we wish all our clients a fantastic weekend in Edinburgh for the game! The All Blacks enjoyed a traditional Scottish dinner at Edinburgh Castle last night with Dan Carter pictured at the best front door in Edinburgh!

DanCarter in front of Edi Castle

Scotland Photo competition winner

We love receiving our client’s holiday snaps from Bonnie Scotland and sharing their stories and experience which we help create. We ran a competition for all clients who have travelled in 2014 to send in their favourite photos of their trip. We are happy to announce the winner was Linda King from Auckland NZ with her photo outside Eileen Donan Castle in the Highlands with the Scottish Piper. Linda booked a Tattoo package along with Highland Tours, car hire, accommodation and full itinerary for 6 family members.

Compwinner pic

St Andrews Day Sunday 30th November

Celebrate St Andrews day with a wide range of activities for all the family at St Andrews Square in Edinburgh.
There will be live music, dancing, storytelling in the Spiegeltent and on the main stage. There will also be a firey performance on the Ice rink by Pyroceltica. Entry to St Andrews Square is free, although some events will be ticketed. Get in quick to avoid dissapointment and vist the Offical website for more details and bookings.

St Andrews Day & Edinburgh Christmas

Visit Scotland 5 Star award to Rosslyn Chapel

Congratulations to Rosslyn Chapel on their 5 Star award from Visit Scotland. If you still haven’t visited the chapel we highly reccommend a trip. We can include it in any of our suggested drive itineraries or within our day tours from Edinburgh. A great photo below with William the resident chapel cat.

Roslyn chapel

2014 Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo DVD

We are receiving photos from our clients who have travelled with us so far this year. There are some amazing photos captured of bonnie Scotland and we are looking forward to share them! Keep sending your photos in as we will put you in the draw to win the 2014 Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo DVD. We are drawing the prize at the end of October.

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Christmas in Edinburgh

Christmas in Edinburgh is a very special time of year! The beautiful setting and the festive atmosphere go hand in hand to provide a sensational pre-Christmas experience.
Last year saw the expansion of the Christmas market seeing it move to St Andrews Square, this continues this year with plans for a oval ice rink for shoppers and tourists to enjoy!

Edi xmas

This will go perfectly with the already extremely popular Winter Wonderland which is located under the gaze of Edinburgh castle in Princess street Gardens.
A further bonus for residents of Edinburgh residents is the 20% discount that organizers are planning to reward them with.

2015 British Open Golf

The Open Championship returns to the Home of Golf – St Andrews and we are offering a variety of tailored packages. It will be the 144th Open Championship and once again the worlds greatest golfers will gather to do battle for the famous Claret Jug over the Old Course. If you are planning a trip and also wanting to play golf, get in touch with us as we can help to arrange games at excellent courses nearby.

St Andrews Old course