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Best village for Hogmanay


My family and I would like to visit Scotland for Hogmanay but ideally Id like to be in a town or village (or Edinburgh or Glasgow if that's best).

Any suggestions?



  • ZubenelgenubiZubenelgenubi Member ✭✭
    Linlithgow is a really nice town. The train station is right there and it's 25 mins to Edinburgh and 35 (ish?) to Glasgow. 

    The palace is there too, nice country park, loch etc... 

    Awaiting arrival of witty signature.
  • OutandaboutElaineOutandaboutElaine Member ✭✭✭
    @jcoo take a look at the previous discussions on Hogmanay in Scotland.  For further inspiration please check out the Visitscotland website on celebrating Hogmanay in Scotland.  :)
  • GaryburnsGaryburns Member
    Edinburgh is really THE place to be at Hogmany...any parties in tows and villages are normally restricted to hotels and people's homes.     Even Glasgow recently has ceased the party in the square, although Ashton Lane in the West end is a great place to see in the new year
  • ZarabelleZarabelle Member ✭✭
    Edinburgh at Hogmanay is spectacular! There is such an incredible buzz in the city and the fireworks at midnight are magical!
  • BushmanBushman Member ✭✭
    Stonehaven has the spectacular  Fireball festival. 

  • hamerrhamerr Member
    I had a really good time last New Year in Balmaha at the Oak Tree Inn.
  • IreneGIreneG Member ✭✭
    Personally I think Edinburgh is the best place to experience Hogmany . You will not be disappointed as the festivities and build up to Hogmany begin a few days before . Something to suit all ages , most important a great Scottish welcome and atmosphere!
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