All though November has much to offer still, it also means that Christmas is only a month away!! In Edinburgh the winter season officially starts on the 29th of November, with Light Night. This night at 5pm the Norwegian Christmas tree will be lit on the Mound, The Christmas lights on Princess street and in the Gardens will be lit and from this day on, the Winter festival is a fact! Watch some dazzling fireworks and a ‘surprise’ spectacular set to music, which in previous years has included a French aerial trapeze troupe and a fourteen metre high snow queen. The big button should be pressed just before 6pm.
Six weeks of winter wonderland in Edinburgh, with the west side of Princes Street transformed by a fairground, ice rink, a host of colourful lights and the fabled German Christmas market with dozens of stalls selling traditional trinkets and crafts as well as
A true event in the Scottish capital; the city centre is expected to boast four different types of Christmas Markets – so wrap up warmly and enjoy a hearty snack and a Glühwein from one of the stalls lightening up the Mound! For the little ones a main attraction is bound to be Santa and his daily visit to Princes Street Gardens to pick up children’s letters & Christmas wish lists.
Our little Bed & Breakfast Guest House is conveniently located in the city centre of Edinburgh, and we are thus only a short walk away from the Mound and Princes Street Gardens. You’ll find we are the perfect base for exploring the city during the festive season – the accommodation we offer is especially sought after by families with children. We have several triple rooms (a master bedroom with one double and one single bed) and even a family room, which sleeps up to five people.
If you’re travelling with a small child we can provide a travel cot & and a high chair for breakfast. Please reserve these when you book your room. Our best rates and last minute offers can be found on this site! Check our booking calendar for availability and rates!