Hogmanay In Edinburgh – Final Information

Stephanie Williamson and Family

Saturday 30th December – Tuesday 2nd January 2024

Duration: 4 Days / 3 Nights

Day by Day

Day 1 - Saturday 30th December - Arrive in Edinburgh

Arriving in Edinburgh, take some time to relax and settle in, enjoying an oasis of calm as the city’s characterful streets buzz and bustle beyond the window. Depending on your arrival time, perhaps head out for a short walk up Calton Hill. From the top, which is marked by a collection of historical monuments, you can see many of Edinburgh’s famous landmarks, including Arthur’s Seat, the Firth of Forth and the Royal Mile as it climbs its way to the castle. After working up an appetite, enjoy a delicious dinner and a good night’s sleep.

Overnight: Edinburgh | Radisson Blu Edinburgh City Centre
Room Type: Superior Room
Meals Included: None

Day 2 - Sunday 31st December - Hogmany In Edinburgh

Step into the pages of history and the thrilling world of Outlander. Envision yourselves in the footsteps of ancient warriors and noble clans as you rendezvous with your expert guide, a guardian of Scotland’s secrets and Outlander lore. Traverse the cobblestone streets of Edinburgh, where the whispers of bygone centuries echo through medieval alleys and grand castles. At Linlithgow Palace, let the majesty of this historic site transport you to a time of kings and queens, where intrigue and romance intertwine. As night falls, return to the city ablaze with anticipation of Hogmanay. Prepare yourselves for a night of unparalleled fun, meet your transfer for a short trip to George Street, starting with a 3 course Hogmanay meal in the city. As the New year approaches head to the Hilton SKYbar for views over Edinburgh Castle. Prepare for an evening of regal festivities, enchanting music, and the jubilant spirit of Scotland’s past, all conspiring to make this journey an unforgettable odyssey through time.

Outlander Tour
Guide Name – Andy Mackie
Guide Contact Number – + 44 (0)7739 060 400
Meeting Place – Radisson Blu, 80 High Street
Meeting Time – 09:00 – 16:00

Meet Your Driver
Company – Littles Chauffeur Company
Contact Number – + 44 (0) 141 883 2111
Meeting Place – Radisson Blu, 80 High Street
Meeting Time – 16:40
Details – Hotel to Contini George Street (or nearest side street as George Street can be closed for festivities)

Contini George Street
Restaurant Location – 103 George St, Edinburgh EH2 3ES
Reservation Time – 17:00
Details – 3-course Hogmanay Meal

SkyBar
Location – SKYBar Edinburgh, 34 Bread St, Edinburgh EH3 9AF
Reservation Time – 20:00 – 01:00
Details – Entry tickets are attached as a separate PDF in email to Stephanie Williamson.

Overnight: Edinburgh | Radisson Blu Edinburgh City Centre
Room Type: Superior Room
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 3 - Monday 1st January - Exploring Edinburgh

After breakfast, enjoy the city at your leisure, and head out for a day spent exploring the beautiful cobblestone streets of the city. Full of history, the capital is very accessible by foot. Wander up the Royal Mile, stopping to view the architecturally stunning St Giles Cathedral, and enjoy panoramic views from Edinburgh Castle. Pick up a coffee and a pastry from one of the wee artisan shops you warm your soul as you take a stroll around the twinkling Christmas markets. This evening enjoy dinner under the twinkling lights of the city.

Overnight: Edinburgh | Radisson Blu Edinburgh City Centre
Room Type: Superior Room
Meals Included: Breakfast

Day 4 - Tuesday 2nd January - Depart Edinburgh

After breakfast, leave the city with splendid memories of the new year and time spent together.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Trip Details

Inclusions Read More
  • All accommodations from Day 1 to Day 4
  • Most meals as indicated above
  • Services of an experienced and knowledgeable qualified guide on Day 2
  • Ground transportation on Day 1 and Day 4
  • All activities mentioned in the itinerary
  • Entry to Linlithgow Castle and visit to Midhope Castle
  • Private driver on D2
  • Transfer from Hotel to Contini
  • 3 Course Hogmanay Meal
  • Entry to SKYBar for Hogmanay festivities and views of the castle
  • Personalised trip design and delivery
  • 24 hour in-country support from the Wilderness Team
Exclusions Read More
  • Flights
  • Travel insurance
  • Meals not mentioned in the inclusions
  • Activities and entrance fees not mentioned in the inclusions
  • Gratuities for the main driver guide
Notes Read More

Useful Contacts

24 hour in-country support:  +44 (0)1479 420 020, or out with regular office hours +44 (0)7482 170 401 (urgent calls only)

Emergency services:  999 or 112

NHS 24 (24 hour free medical advice):  111