December is a magical time to visit. The Cottages are decorated with wreaths and beautiful trees from the 1st of December this year. Twinkling lights adorn our huge home-grown Christmas tree in the farmyard and fires are lit with woodsmoke curling from cottage chimneys.

December Availability at Eastside

Stable Cottage (sleeps 2) available 1st -6th & 10th - 22nd December 2018

Steading Cottage (sleeps 4) available 1st - 22nd December 2018 & New Year

Byre Cottage (sleeps 6) available 14th - 22nd December 2018.

Woodshed (sleeps 2) available 3rd - 20th December 2018.

What's on around Edinburgh in December?

December is also wonderful time to visit Edinburgh. Brilliant Christmas shopping, markets, ice-rinks, light-shows, fireworks and magic await you! Terrific festive entertainment for all the family.

Jupiter Artland Christmas Fair

Jupiter Artland Christmas Fair

1.

Festivals & Events

Edinburgh Christmas | 16th November 2018 - 5th January 2019

Christmas at the Botanics |23rd November - 29th December 2018

Edinburgh Zoo : Giant Lanterns of China | throughout December 2018

Grassmarket Christmas Festival | 9th & 16th December 2018

Edinburgh's Hogmanay 19 | 31st December 2018

Edinburgh International Magic Festival : Christmas Special | 27th - 30th December 2018

Scottish Ballet at Christmas

Scottish Ballet at Christmas

Hopetoun Christmas Fair

Hopetoun Christmas Fair

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Markets & shopping

Christmas Market : George Street | 16th November - 24th December 2018

Christmas Market : East Princes Street Gardens | 16th November 2018 - 5th January 2019

Christmas Fair at Jupiter Artland | 1st & 2nd December 2018

Summerhall Christmas Market 2018 | 9th December 2018

Hopetoun House Christmas Shopping Fair | 30th November - 2nd December 2018

4.

Ballet, Theatre & Circus

Nativity the Musical | 28th November - 2nd December 2018

Scottish Ballet : Cinderella | 8th - 30th December 2018

Scottish Ballet : Wee Cinderella (for families) | 21st December 2018

Love Actually In Concert: Film with live orchestra | 8th December 2018

La Clique Noel - Part Deux | 16th November 2018 - 5th January 2019

5.

Scottish Ceilidh

Edinburgh Ceilidh Club (including callers for beginners) | 4th 11th December 2018

6.

Sport, Fundraising & Yoga

Edinburgh Santa Run| 9th December

UR Enough : Christmas yoga workshop at Restoration Yard | 2nd December

Narcissus Flower School Winter & Christmas workshops

Narcissus Flower School Winter & Christmas workshops

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Workshops

Hopetoun House wreath making | 9th December 2018

Hopetoun House family Crafternoon : create your own Christmas decorations | 9th December 2018

Narcissus Flower School : Christmas Garland workshop | 5th or 6th December 2018

Narcissus Flower School : Christmas 'setting the scene' workshop | 12th or 13th December 2018

Edinburgh street photography : Robert Blomfield

Edinburgh street photography : Robert Blomfield

Hopetoun Christmas Shopping Fair

Hopetoun Christmas Shopping Fair

Jupiter Artland Christmas Fair

Jupiter Artland Christmas Fair

Scottish Ballet at Christmas

Scottish Ballet at Christmas

Hopetoun Christmas Fair

Hopetoun Christmas Fair

Narcissus Flower School Winter & Christmas workshops

Narcissus Flower School Winter & Christmas workshops

Edinburgh street photography : Robert Blomfield

Edinburgh street photography : Robert Blomfield

Hopetoun Christmas Shopping Fair

Hopetoun Christmas Shopping Fair

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