Serviced Apartments available in Edinburgh for Hogmanay
Serviced apartments are still available in Edinburgh for Hogmanay!! The infamous event that takes place over New Year is one of the world’s best New Year’s street parties spanning over 4 days and what better way to experience these celebrations than by staying in a serviced apartment for the length of the 4 day festivities, guaranteeing that you don’t miss out on a thing! Serviced apartments are an increasingly fashionable and popular choice for visitors to cities, offering more space, more freedom and more amenities for your money. Serviced City Pads has a large range of serviced apartments for you to choose from for your stay in Edinburgh. To see the serviced apartments available in Edinburgh for this period, please click here.
Hogmanay is the Scottish word for the end of the year and every year, Edinburgh makes sure the year ends with a bang and the New Year is brought in in style. Traditional customs include first-footing, which is the tradition of the being first person to cross the threshold of neighbours house bearing symbolic gifts such as whisky and shortbread which are supposed to bring luck to the householder. Another famous tradition is singing Auld Lang Syne at midnight. The celebrations begin on 30th December 2011 and last until 2nd January 2012. This year, Edinburgh will see thousands of party goers take to the streets to celebrate and welcome in the New Year to a backdrop of music and a fantastic firework display over Edinburgh Castle, where 4.5 tonnes of jaw-dropping pyrotechnics will light up the city. On the 30th, Edinburgh will see a torchlight procession led by Vikings dragging a historic warship through the streets culminating in a firework display on Calton Hill. The 31st brings concerts, the huge Hogmanay Street Party and the epic display of fireworks at midnight. The festivities don’t stop there as on the first day of every year, a brave few hundred reverlers wear fancy dress and jump into the freezing cold water of South Queensferry. January 2nd is a bank holiday in Scotland, giving Hogmanay’s party goers the chance to relax and recover from the festivities. Hogmanay is a truly unique experience and one of the best ways to spend New Year. If you are lucky enough to be visiting Edinburgh this New Year, it will be fantastic.
If you will be travelling to Edinburgh for Hogmanay, serviced apartments are a great alternative to a hotel room, offering more space and the advantage of having your own kitchen and dining/living area. Whether you are travelling alone, in a couple, a large group or a family, there is a serviced apartment in Edinburgh to suit you. To find out more about what serviced apartments are available for your stay, contact Serviced City Pads on 0844-335-8866 or have a look at the Edinburgh city page on the Serviced City Pads website.