Seasonal Calendar

Check our seasonal calendar to inspire your Scottish holiday at any time of year. Filled with ideas to help you plan your trip, let us help you get the most out of Scotland whenever you intend to visit.

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Festive December

50 years ago , in many parts of rural Scotland, Christmas was just another day and important celebration was Hogmanay (New Year), held on December 31 . Howie Nicholsby, a contemporary kilt designer from Edinburgh, welcomes you to the largest New Years Eve party in the world!

Events in December

Events & Festivals in December

Why not celebrate Christmas and Hogmanay in Scotland this year?

Flora & Fauna in December

Flora & Fauna in December

Winter sees a whole new range of wildlife flourishing in Scotland

Food & Drink in December

Food & Drink in December

Find out about hearty winter warmers, not to mention Christmas treats!

Activities December

Activities in December

Enjoy a lively festival atmosphere in our cities and a stunning winter wonderland in the Highlands

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