Festive Staycation in Edinburgh

Enjoy this magical pre-Christmas break in the Scottish capital, staying in a stunning stately Georgian manor house in its own immaculate grounds, just a few minutes from the city centre. You’ll dine on delicious food, see the sights lit by twinkling festive lights, and sample a dram or two of fine single malt. Tempted?

This luxurious Edinburgh escape will give you the chance to eat the best Scottish food, enjoy the finest accommodation in a spacious Grade-II listed house (fully fitted with all mod-cons, plus a piano and a snooker room) and catch up on Christmas shopping!

You’ll return home relaxed and all set for the festive season having had a stimulating short holiday here with us in Edinburgh. ‘Slàinte!’ As we say up north.

Your Accommodation

Drylaw House by Helen Thomas
Drylaw House by Helen Thomas
Drylaw House by Helen Thomas
Drylaw House by Helen Thomas
Drylaw House by Helen Thomas
Drylaw House by Helen Thomas

Your holiday price of £899 includes:

  • Stay in gorgeous Georgian House exclusive to Flavours
  • Enjoy a walking tour around Edinburgh
  • Get into the festive mood exploring Edinburgh's Christmas markets
  • Visit artisan gin producer for tour and tasting
  • Enjoy delicious food, wine and a few whiskies in the company of your fellow guests

Dates for 2020

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Edinburgh Festive Fling - Itinerary


Day 1

Fàilte gu Edinburgh! You will arrive at your Georgian manor house in time for afternoon tea and prosecco as settle in and you meet your group. Relax in front of the fireplace, before enjoying a traditional Scottish dinner this evening at the house.


Day 2

Begin the day with breakfast at the house with your fellow guests, before heading to Edinburgh Old Town to start your walking tour of the city. Wind your way through Edinburgh, ending up in the artisan heart of Stockbridge. You will then have the chance to savour a private tasting lunch at one of Scotland’s best fine dining restaurant. With a passion for seasonality, this is one of our favourite local restaurants. Return to the house for drinks and chats in front of the fire. Dinner will be at a renowned fish and chip restaurant, which has been featured on the BBC, near the harbour.


Day 3

Begin the day with breakfast at the house, before heading to Edinburgh for a day exploring the city – maps will be provided. Wander the Christmas markets, explore Edinburgh’s medieval wynds, and go Christmas shopping in the Georgian New Town. Why not climb the Scott Monument for fabulous views, or visit one of the excellent Scottish galleries, or the impressive castle? Later in the afternoon, you will be enjoying a tour of a famous gin distillery along with tasting some of their wonderful gin. We return to the house for a Scottish-style farewell dinner. Slàinte!


Day 4

On your final morning, enjoy a leisurely Scottish breakfast and plenty of time to pack. Our drivers will collect you and take you back to Edinburgh Airport or Edinburgh Waverley Station. Perhaps you’ll take some more time to enjoy the Christmas markets or a wander around the shops before heading off!

Haste ye back!


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