Traditional Scottish Piper beside Forth Bridge

Weird and Wonderful Edinburgh and Scottish Traditions

Scotland is famous for its traditions. Some Scottish traditions date back centuries, whilst others are more modern and fun. Have you ever wondered why we dive into the freezing cold waters of Firth of Forth on New Year’s Day? Perhaps you want to know why we throw large tree trunks into the air at the […]

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Christmas decorations in front of a gold background

Our Favourite Christmas Traditions in Scotland

Wrapping Up Our Scottish Christmas Traditions Believe it or not, celebrating Christmas in Scotland is a relatively new affair. Unlike the rest of the UK, where unwrapping presents and enjoying large feasts was the norm come Christmas Day, it wasn’t until 1958 that Christmas was officially recognised as a public holiday in Scotland. Before that, […]

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