Why spend Christmas in Scotland?

Scotland has so much to offer all year round, but winter is a particularly special and magical time of year to come and visit. The cold weather, breathtaking natural scenery and rich culture makes for the perfect destination in which to spend Christmas.

Scotland's Countryside

See the snow on top of mountains like Beinn Dorain.

Catch the magical Aurora Borealis and visit the Culloden Battlefield.

Spend some time by the sea in coastal Argyll & Bute.

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Explore the frosty forests of Cairngorms National Park.

Scotland's Cities

Scotland's capital, Edinburgh, is full of festive activities right up to Hogmanay, with no shortage of live shows, nights out, exhbitions and amazing shopping!

Glasgow is Scotland's biggest city and definately its most fun!

Aberdeen is the place to be if you love rich history!

And last but not least, Dundee: home to the new V&A, a thriving creative community, and of course, Fashion Fix Daily!

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