Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo 2016 to mark The Queen’s 90th Birthday

Next year’s Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo will be used to commemorate the Queen’s 90th Birthday .

It will also be the 67th time the event will be staged at Edinburgh Castle. And the event has now branched out further afield to Australia, New Zealand and possibly the United Arab Emirates. 2016 looks set to be a massive event for the Tattoo and one not to be missed!

As of the 1st December we expect there to be a huge demand for tickets. If you would like to ensure you get your preffered package, please book before this date. 

The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo 2016 – Don’t Miss out!

It may be a mere 9 months away but The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo is an event not to be missed. In recent years it has expanded to Australia and New Zealand and there is even plans for a show to take place in the United Arab Emirates. The original event will be hard to beat as it is now World renowned with a TV audience of more than a billion this year. Combined with the atmosphere of the Festival, The Tattoo provides a unique occasion that cannot be replicated anywhere else.

We are already receiving bookings for the Tattoo and expect this to increase significantly as the first batch of tickets are released on December 1st. If you want to ensure you have the best package for the Tattoo we advise you enquire before this date.

Plans to bring The Royal Military Tattoo to the UAE

On a recent 4 day trip to the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the Lord Provost of Edinburgh, Donald Wilson discussed plans to bring the world-renowned military Tattoo to the country. This follow the events expansion to Australia and New Zealand next year. For more information click on this link: Arabian Business: Plans to bring Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo to UAE

Remember tickets for next year’s Tattoo go on sale on 1st December 2015. We have a wide range of packages available for this event ranging from Self-catering apartments to 5* Hotels. If are interested in booking any of our packages or have any queries please do not hesitate to contact us on 0131 5563840

Edinburgh’s Hogmanay: Release your inner Party Animal

The launch of Edinburgh’s Hogmanay took place on Wednesday and what a Hogmanay it looks set to be. For the first time in 16 years, celebrations have been expanded to the Royal Mile. The dramatic backdrop of the Old Town Buildings and fireworks from the Castle is sure to bring proceedings to another level.

Similarly to the Tattoo, celebrating Hogmanay in Edinburgh is a special occasion and one not to be missed! You get a real feel for Edinburgh, Scotland and Scottish culture and identity in a friendly and atmospheric environment.

Hogmanay 1 (RE)

The theme for this year’s Hogmanay is “Release your inner party animal” which will definitely add another dimension to the party atmosphere.

Our sister company Edinburgh’s Hogmanay Travel Office still has a number of Hogmanay packages available to suit your needs. From self-catering luxury apartments to 5 star Hotels, we can find the right accommodation to make your stay in Edinburgh a special one!

If you are interested in booking one of our packages please contact 0131 556 3840 or email info@destination-edinburgh.com

Royal Mile Transformed Into Spectacular Light Show Over Festive Period

Throughout the Festive Period, The Royal Mile in Edinburgh will be transformed into a spectacular light show that will utilise 60,000 lights.

The show which will run from the 30th November – 24th December is sponsored by Virgin Money and Scotland’s Winter Festivals. The event will show twice daily at 6.30pm and 8.30pm. For more information click on this link Royal Mile Light Show

2016 Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo Packages on sale now!

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With the memories of this year’s closing show fresh in our minds, the post-Tattoo-blues have well and truly begun…  But fear not as packages for 2016 are on sale now!

A range of options are available to accommodate all your needs. From luxury weekends, staying at the finest hotels in Edinburgh to self-catering packages where you can enjoy the best of the city from one of our centrally located apartments. We really do have something for everyone!

For information regarding any of our packages please click on either of the links below

Hotel Packages

Self-catering packages

If you have any questions regarding these packages please do not hesitate to phone us on

0131 556 3840

 

 

Things to do in Edinburgh

Coming to Edinburgh but not sure what to do? I’d recommend you check out this article: http://ow.ly/RgUXf . Washing your face with the dew from Arthur’s Seat is a must!

Edinburgh as original inspiration for Game of Thrones

Who would have thought Edinburgh was the original inspiration for Game of Thrones. For those of you that are yet to visit Edinburgh this interactive map will give you a perspective of where the various landmarks are situated. Simply click on the link below:

Game of Thrones Edinburgh

Edinburgh’s Hogmanay Street Party Packages Now On Sale!

Our sister group Destination Edinburgh is now selling packages for this year’s Edinburgh Hogmanay Street Party. There is a variety of hotels on offer as part of this package so why not browse through our selection by clicking on the link below

Destination Edinburgh Hogmanay Packages

The Tartan Blanket Co.

The Tartan Blanket Co.

Our friends at The Tartan Blanket Co. have a selection of classic tartan blankets that will ensure you are comfortable throughout the tattoo performance. The knee blankets that they sell are ideal for the tattoo as they are lightweight, warm, easy to carry and are real wool. Prices start from £15 and can be delivered next day

Why not click on the picture above and browse through their extensive selection.

Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo Packages