Party in Scotland
Let your hair down with a spot of pagan bacchanalia at Edinburgh’s Samhuinn Fire Festival on 31 October, celebrating the Celtic New Year, the end of summer and the beginning of winter. Enjoy the beautiful costumes, drums and fire in the city’s atmospheric Old Town. The perfect way to wish summer farewell.
BOOK IT FOR AUTUMN
● The Samhuinn Fire Festival is a free event (beltane.org). Stay at Macdonald Holyrood Hotel from £163 per night (0344 879 9028; macdonaldhotels.co.uk).
Edinburgh makes the perfect atmospheric setting for the Samhuinn Fire Festival