The Jenners Christmas Tree 2014

We’re glad Jenners (House of Fraser) have kept the tradition of their giant Christmas Tree alive – Christmas wouldn’t be Christmas in Edinburgh without it! Make sure you pop in to see it over the festive season. Here’s a short video showing how they get the tree in and decorate it! Tweet

The Jenners Christmas Tree 2014

FEATURE – Edinburgh’s Christmas 2013

An all new Edinburgh’s Christmas for 2013 The Edinburgh’s Christmas programme has officially launched and we are already excited. Christmas activities will not be centered around the Princes Street Gardens this year, but will also feature in St Andrew Square and along the length of Rose Street. The majority of the attractions open on 22 November […]

FEATURE – Edinburgh’s Christmas Light Night

Although temperatures were low, festive spirits were high after a magical and impressive Light Night, the official start of Edinburgh’s Christmas. Fittingly, the evening began with a stunning sunset and ended with an equally impressive moonrise – we’re not quite sure how Edinburgh’s Christmas managed to organise that! In between, lights sparkled in East Princes […]

The Traditional German Christmas Market, 2011

The Traditional German Christmas Market is now a much-loved feature of Edinburgh’s Christmas celebrations. Situated on the Mound Precinct, the wooden chalet-style stalls sell a wide range of decorations – traditional and modern – and a wonderful selection of food and drink. The stallholders from Frankfurt are friendly and happy to tell you more about […]

Christmas aboard the Royal Yacht Britannia

The Royal Yacht Britannia provides a fascinating day out at any time of year, and is one of our recommended Edinburgh attractions. On the weekend of 3rd and 4th December, the spirit of Christmas will be stepping aboard the vessel, as the yacht’s State Apartments will be adorned with decorations fit for a Queen. In […]

PHOTO – Jenners Christmas Tree 2011

We’re glad Jenners have kept the tradition of their giant Christmas Tree alive – Christmas wouldn’t be Christmas in Edinburgh without it! Tweet

FEATURE – Edinburgh’s Christmas 2011

The Ghilie Dhu provided a little corner of festive respite from a wet November morning today, as it played host to the press launch of Edinburgh’s Christmas. This year’s celebrations look all set to be the biggest and brightest yet, with the welcome return of some old favourites and the addition of some innovative and […]

PHOTO – Walk around Arthur’s Seat in the snow, Edinburgh

After the overnight snowfall in Edinburgh, we couldn’t resist taking a walk around Arthur’s Seat this morning.  This has to be the best free activity you can do in Edinburgh with wonderful views.  We walked around anti-clockwise to catch the sun hitting the Castle, but kept on looking back to admire Edinburgh from every angle. Tweet

REVIEW – Christmas meal at Gusto, George Street


By Sophia Brennert Gusto Christmas menu hits the mark Is it just me, or is the early onset of one very uppity winter attempting to ruin an otherwise smooth ride towards the proverbial partridge in a pear tree? The relentless snow has been wreaking havoc with my festive cheer, and I’m fed up. So fed […]