The Santa Grotto is back in Jenners for 2016

Santa has found time in his schedule this year to base himself in Jenners in his new Magical Grotto. We paid him a visit and he told us that everyone is welcome to go and see him and that he’s delighted to be back in capital city. Admission is £5 per child, with £2.50 of that going […]

Grotto 2016

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 […]

CHRISTMAS PHOTO – Santa collecting his mail in Princes Street Gardens

Santa collects his mail daily in Edinburgh at 11am and 4pm As part of Edinburgh’s Christmas, Santa collects his mail every day from his two post boxes situated in Princes Street Gardens. His first collection of the day is at 11am and then one later on in the afternoon at 4pm. We visited him today […]

The Great Edinburgh Santa Run 2011

Nearly 1500 Santas of all ages gathered in Princes St Gardens yesterday to raise money for children’s charity When You Wish Upon a Star – and have a great time into the bargain! The weather was kind as Santas of all ages assembled at the Ross Bandstand, where UK Zumba expert Donna Giffen led a […]

INFO – Edinburgh’s Christmas 2010

Edinburgh’s Christmas  is almost upon us once more, where you will be able to see Santa collect his letters daily, skate in Princes Street Gardens and shop for presents at the German Market amongst many other choices.    This year is the 25th anniversary of the tree being gifted to the city by the people […]

REVIEW – Trip to see Santa, West Princes Street Gardens

The team at Edinburgh Spotlight love all things Christmas and have already covered the Santa Train, the Santa Run, the Reindeer Garden and Santa at Jenners to name a few. Today we visited again, with some younger members of the extended Spotlight team to see Santa himself feed his reindeer (every day at 1pm and 4pm). […]

ARTICLE – The Great Scottish Santa Run

Here’s our report. If you took part, check out the photo gallery at the bottom of the article to see if you can spot yourself! Hundreds of people of all ages braved the freezing cold to take part in The Great Scottish Santa Run in Edinburgh’s Princes Street Gardens. Registration was open from 9am, and […]

REVIEW – Visit to see Santa at Jenners

We have already covered Jenner’s Christmas tree this year which is a must see in Edinburgh over Christmas.  But we were really excited to go and visit the main man himself in his Jenner’s grotto. Entrance The best thing of all is that it is FREE to walk through the winter wonderland that leads to […]

NEWS – Santa’s Gardens, West Princes St Gardens

Christmas is just around the corner – and so is Santa! From 12th – 23rd December, Father Christmas and his reindeer will be making their home in West Princes Street Gardens, with loads of activities, events and attractions. Aimed at the younger members of the family, Santa’s Gardens opens on the 12th with an afternoon […]