Hogmanay & New Year in Scotland

Thinking about what to do for Hogmanay for 2019 or 2020? We’ve put together some information that we hope will help with your planning. Thinking of Edinburgh for Hogmanay? Check out the Independent Travel Cats excellent A Guide to Celebrating Hogmanay in Edinburgh.

Source: Visit Scotland – Why would you choose a New Year break in Scotland? Well, no other nation in the world celebrates the New Year with quite as much revelry and passion as Scotland does, and it’s hardly surprising that the enormous celebration that engulfs the country is legendary the world over. Hogmanay is what we Scots call New Year’s Eve – 31 December – the big night that marks the arrival of the new year. Its origins reach back to the celebration of the winter solstice among the Vikings with wild parties in late December. Click here to read more at Visit Scotland.

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