With only weeks until xmas, the usual array of incredible festive celebrations, including late night shopping and a surprise-filled Treasure Hunt, it’s little wonder that Edinburgh has been voted the best place in the UK to enjoy Christmas and Hogmanay. This year you can enjoy the German Market, the stunning Big Wheel and one of the largest outdoor ice rinks in Europe, the city’s streets come alive with an incredible, bustling atmosphere thanks to a magical programme of festive events and activities, starting from the end of November right up to the beginning of January.

For those of you who have yet to experience Edinburgh in the festive period, it is something to behold. Take a look at our Edinburgh hotels page to find somewhere to stay during your visit. You can read more about what Edinburgh has to offer this Christmas here.