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!
Why not celebrate Christmas and Hogmanay in Scotland this year?
Winter sees a whole new range of wildlife flourishing in Scotland
Find out about hearty winter warmers, not to mention Christmas treats!
Enjoy a lively festival atmosphere in our cities and a stunning winter wonderland in the Highlands
Our Scotland ambassadors let you in on their favourite places up and down the country.
Order a free Scotland travel guide for more holiday ideas, itineraries and practical information.