5 Day Hogmanay 2019-20

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Head to Edinburgh for the world-famous Hogmanay New Year celebrations and take part in this festival to rival all festivals. With included return transport from London and a stay in a central Edinburgh hostel, you’ll have the chance to soak up the city’s vibes, explore Edinburgh Castle and enjoy included tickets to the fantastic street party on New Year’s Eve. Throw in a visit to the wacky Loony Dook festivities and you’ve got yourself one memorable New Year’s trip.

Destinations
  • United Kingdom
  • Europe
  • Scotland
Tour Types
  • Youth
  • Festivals
Day 1: London to Edinburgh, Scotland
Discover what all the fuss is about as we drive into the lowlands of Scotland on our way to Edinburgh. Grab yourself some dinner. Tip: be brave and try haggis, real ale and endless malts. End your day by getting (or losing) your bearings on an optional pub crawl.

Optional activities:
-Pub crawl in Edinburgh

Day 2: Edinburgh
Put on your walking shoes – you’re in for a day of sightseeing. Go on a guided tour of the city in the morning and check out Stirling Castle in the afternoon (optional). Tonight, we help to create a ‘river of fire’ as we join the annual torchlight procession.

Included today:
-Walking tour of Edinburgh
-Ticket to the annual torchlight procession

Meals:
-Breakfast

Optional activities:
-Entry to Stirling Castle

Day 3: Edinburgh
The countdown begins. Kick off the day with some free time to explore the sights. Then, we’ve got you covered with tickets to the main event: an epic street party tonight to ring in the New Year. Expect stages of traditional, alternative and party music with a firework display to rival all firework displays. Edinburgh Castle provides the backdrop to this one. Happy Hogmanay!

Included today:
-Entrance to the famous Hogmanay street party

Meals:
-Breakfast

Day 4: Edinburgh
Wake up (instantly!) with a dip in the freezing River Forth. We’re driving to Loony Dook to view the local New Year tradition of taking the fearless plunge – for charity, of course (ridiculous costumes encouraged). As the official website says, you don't have to be a loony, mad or brave...but it helps.

Included today:
-Transfer and ticket for the Loony Dook event

Meals:
-Breakfast

Day 5: Edinburgh to London, England
We’re outta here after breakfast for our drive back to London. Cue teary goodbyes and last-minute #NoFilter shots.

Meals:
-Breakfast

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