Hogmanay in the Highlands is a very special celebration in Scotland. With an abundance of food, drink and festive spirit it is easy to see why Aviemore, Cairngorms and the Highlands of Scotland is the ultimate destination. A warm welcome awaits you at Hogmanay in Scotland.
Where should I go for New Years Eve 2023/2024?
Enjoy the finest Highland hospitality on Hogmanay with a new year break to Aviemore and the Cairngorms.
The Scottish Highlands are undoubtedly the best place to go for New years eve Hogmanay celebrations. The Highlanders know how to party and throw the traditional ceilidh like no other. With an abundance of food, drink and festive spirit it is easy to see why Aviemore, Cairngorms and the Highlands of Scotland is the ultimate destination. A warm welcome awaits you at Hogmanay in Scotland.
What is Hogmanay?
Hogmanay is a Scottish name for the last day of the year, and the celebration of a New Year rolls into the 1st and the 2nd of January in Scotland. Traditionally, Scots will dance the night away at a ceilidh and first foot friends and family in the days afterwards. When the bells come in, the name for the clock ringing at 12am, expect a raucous cheer and joining of hands for Auld Lang Syne – a very famous poem written by Scotland’s national bard, Rabbie Burns.
How can I celebrate Hogmanay/New years eve in Aviemore?
- Join in on the songs and the celebrations with a huge firework display outside The Cairngorm Hotel.
- Book a table at one of Aviemore’s best restaurants, why not try something traditional like The Old Bridge.
- Dance the night away at a Ceilidh, try Boat of Garten Community hall for some fun with the locals.
- Join all the brave or foolish with a loony dook at Loch Insh or Loch Morlich for a revitalizing wild swim to start the new Year.
- Create a menu to impress all of your dinner guests at your self catering lodge
- Go on a whisky flight with some of Speyside finest Malts for a really authentic toast to the New Year.