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Celebrate the Holidays in Scotland

The holiday season really is a wonderful time to enjoy Scotland’s exceptional beauty – with Christmas markets, outdoor ice rinks, twinkling light trails and the aroma of mulled wine and seasonal delights, there is something for everyone over the festive period. Kicking off with St Andrew’s Day in November, Scotland’s festive calendar extends beyond magical Christmas and Hogmanay celebrations through to Celtic Connections and Burns Night festivities at the end of January.

Why not stay longer and savour the experience this holiday season? Slow travel allows visitors to fully immerse themselves in Scottish culture – dance the night away at a local ceilidh, savour the seasonal dishes and discover your preferred whisky – making lasting connections along the way. See more of Scotland by extending the trip and taking time to appreciate the beauty Scotland’s landscapes in winter.

Festivals, culture and spectacular scenery is what makes Scotland unique. With the eyes of the world on Glasgow during COP26, Scotland is embracing this opportunity to encourage responsible tourism. Now is the time to plan a sustainable trip to Scotland.

For more tips on responsible travel, visit

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