Christmas is a great time to visit Edinburgh, with the German Markets with its unique stalls to Ferris wheel and ice rink. There’s also the pantomimes which Edinburgh puts on for locals and visitors alike. Why not take a couple of minutes to read about our key highlights?
The main market takes place on East Prince’s Street Gardens. This traditional market offers locals and visitors a unique shopping experience with a fair showcasing the best of crafters, artists, gift shops and gastronomic surprises. The market is open every day between 10am and 10pm right up to Christmas Eve so is a great place to stop off for a unique gift for a loved one, or even a traditional mulled wine after a day’s shopping.
The Big Wheel has 36 enclosed, weather-proof pods, each sitting about 6 people, and offers unrivalled views of Edinburgh and beyond so good for visitors and locals alike. You’ll also be able to listen to some of radio Forth 1 DJs. Family tickets are available.
Located near to the Big Wheel, so could all be done in one day if you’re only in Edinburgh for a short time. Take your seat and view Edinburgh like you’ve never seen it before. You’ll fly past the magnificent Scot Monument and have one the best views over all of Edinburgh’s Christmas.
This year’s panto at the King’s Theatre is the classic Beauty and the Beast. starring Allan Stewart and Grant Stott. A great afternoon or evening out for the whole family to enjoy. Beauty and the Beast will be sure to make you laugh, cry and fall in love with a host of hilarious characters.
We’re offering you the chance to WIN £100 off any stay of 7 nights or more at our Gladstone or Roseneath Apartments in 2019. It’s easy to enter – all you have to do is visit our competition page, enter your details and tell us what Christmas in Edinburgh means to you! But that’s not all! If you recommend a friend and they go on to enter you’ll be automatically re-entered into the prize draw. So, the more friends you tell the more chances you have to win!
We’ve got a couple of good deals on at the moment at our Gladstone Apartment. It’s available for 3 night breaks between now and 21st December, so ideal if you are looking for a pre-Christmas getaway or fancy a few days of Christmas shopping in the capital. If you’re able to stay longer we are offering 25% off any stay of 7 nights or more during December. Just enter promo code DEC18 when you book online. Check out our website to find out more about our offers.