Winter Breaks in Edinburgh, Scotland’s stunning capital.

Embrace the magic of winter in Edinburgh, where the city comes alive with enchanting experiences waiting to be discovered. From festive celebrations to cozy hideaways, Edinburgh offers the perfect setting for a memorable winter break.

Warm up with a steaming cup of hot cocoa as you stroll hand in hand through the historic streets adorned with twinkling lights and festive decorations. Explore the charming Christmas markets, where you can browse for unique gifts and indulge in seasonal treats.

For a romantic evening, cosy up by the fire in one of Edinburgh’s atmospheric pubs or enjoy a candlelit dinner in one of the city’s renowned restaurants, savouring the rich flavours of Scottish cuisine.

Embrace the crisp winter air with a scenic hike up Arthur’s Seat or venture further afield to the snowy landscapes of the Pentland Hills. After a day of exploration, relax and unwind in a luxurious spa or retreat to a charming boutique hotel for a peaceful night’s sleep.

From cultural attractions to outdoor adventures, Edinburgh offers endless opportunities to create cherished memories on your winter getaway. So bundle up and experience the magic of Edinburgh in the wintertime.


Nestled in the heart of Edinburgh, the Old Waverley Hotel seamlessly blends Victorian charm with modern comforts. Our distinguished traditional décor creates an ambience of elegance, offering an ideal retreat for both leisure and corporate travellers in the bustling capital.

We cater to all types of guests, providing a range of accommodations from cosy single bedrooms equipped with all necessary amenities for a peaceful solo stay to our exquisite superior double rooms boasting spacious comfort and breathtaking views of Edinburgh Castle.

Conveniently located on Princes Street, we are within easy reach of Edinburgh’s most iconic attractions and landmarks. The Old Waverley Hotel is a mere 10-minute stroll from the Royal Mile and Holyrood Palace, as well as the city’s financial hub. Additionally, we’re just a short taxi ride away from the EICC and Edinburgh Castle. With Waverley Train Station within walking distance and Edinburgh International Airport a quick drive away, accessing our hotel is effortless.


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Experience a Christmas and Hogmanay like no other in the enchanting city of Edinburgh! Embrace the true spirit of winter with a plethora of captivating attractions, impeccable shopping opportunities, delightful Christmas markets, and an array of delectable food and drink. Immerse yourself in the finest shows, theatre productions, and cultural events that are guaranteed to keep you cosy and entertained throughout the season.

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