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The City of Edinburgh School Holidays

Edinburgh City School Holidays and Term Dates

Looking for a break when the kids are off in Edinburgh? Our handy links take you to holiday dates that fit with the Edinburgh School term dates.

Head to Aviemore and the Cairngorms for your break this year and discover all the area has to offer families. Our luxury lodges all come with everything you need for relaxing family break - kids will love the hot tub, just make sure you get a shot of it too. Pets welcome too - so the whole family can come.

February Holidays 2023 in Edinburgh City Council 

  • mid term holiday  - Monday 13th-Friday 17th February

Search the week long February break

April or Easter holidays in Edinburgh City Council  2023

    • Term ends 31st March 2023
    • School returns Monday 17th April 2023

Search the 1st week of the holidays
Search the 2nd week of the holidays

Search Easter weekend

May Holidays in Edinburgh City Council  2023

  • May day holiday- Monday 1st May 2023
  • In service holiday - Tuesday 2nd May 2023

Search May weekend break

  • Victoria day - Monday 22nd May 2023

Search long weekend

Summer Holidays in Edinburgh City Council  2023

  • Term ends Wednesday 28th June
  • School returns - Wednesday 16th  August

Search 30th June to 7th of July 2023
Search 7th to 14th July 2023
Search 14th to 21st July 2023
Search 21st to 28th July 2023
Search 28th July to 4th August 2023
Search 4th August to 11th August 2023
Search 11th August to 18th August 2023

September Holidays in Edinburgh City 2023

  • Mid term break - Monday 18th September

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October Holidays in Edinburgh City 2023

  • Term ends Friday 13th October
  • October break - Monday 16th to Monday 23rd October

Search holiday week


Christmas Holidays Edinburgh 2023/24

    • Term ends Friday 22nd December
    • School returns Monday 8th January 

Search Christmas week
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The School holiday dates on this page have been taken from the Edinburgh City Council website and may be subject to change. Correct as of 4th January 2023


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