Winter doesn’t need to be dark and cold, and in Scotland it’s not! Think of a glittering array of twinkling lights in the trees, outdoor ice rinks with beautifully illuminated buildings as the backdrop, packed Christmas markets and the aroma of mulled wine – it’s easy to fall under Scotland’s captivating winter spell.

Whether you’re a Scot or a Scot at heart, at home or abroad  – come together to celebrate Scotland’s unique heritage and distinctive culture through Scotland’s Winter Festivals. Join us for St Andrew’s Day celebrations, a magical Christmas, a sparkling Hogmanay and Burns Night festivities – Scotland is brimming with great events, unique entertainment, shopping experiences and festive cheer to warm up winter nights.