Top 5 UK Destinations to Celebrate New Year

We’re nearly at the end of our advent calendar and the final days of the year are approaching. This month draws to a close not only the year, but the decade, so celebrations are in order. It is time to get planning your New Year’s activities and to help, we’ve pulled together the top five destinations enjoyed by many each year as they welcome in the new year.

Edinburgh – Hogmanay, 3 Day Event

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In Edinburgh, New Year is taken seriously. ‘Hogmanay’ is the Scots word for the last day of the year and is often followed with heavy celebration. Edinburgh hosts a 3 day event consisting of concerts, street parties, torchlight processions, fancy dress swimming and more for all the family. You need to pack wisely, ensuring you have outfits for all occasions including indoor and outdoor events…

Pack in style …

London – Balls and Formal Events


For the ultimate formal evening, visiting the capital city, London, is a must. With everything from entertainment to fine dining and dance, you could find yourself at a masquerade ball or waltzing with friends and family. There is such a diverse range of options from restaurant tastes and event themes – there is sure to be something for everyone.

Dine in style …

Lake District – Quieter Celebrations


If you’re on the lookout for a quieter destination or plans that don’t include raves and heavy drinking, the Lake District might be the retreat you’re looking for. Perfect for a cosy night in or a pub dinner, the Lake District also provides many options for an overnight stay and opportunities for new years day. Spend your first day of 2020, climbing the frosty hills or walking beside the glistening lakes…

Hike in style…

Cardiff – Action Packed Activities


If you’re on the hunt for family entertainment or a more activity-based end to the year, travel to Cardiff to enjoy the Winter Wonderland festivities including ice skating, rides and more. Open until midnight and on New Year’s Day, with plenty of surrounding bars and restaurants, you can enjoy the fun right into  2020. Keep your hands free with the perfect bag; you’ll only need the essentials!

Skate in style…

St. Ives – Beach Party


St Ives might not be the first destination you think of for a New Years Eve event, but despite it reputation for vast landscapes and beautiful coastal views, St Ives is actually a NYE hotspot for many. Thousands of people gather to celebrate on the streets, sporting fancy dress costumes with people of all ages; an event for all the family. With music and entertainment encouraging the fun, St Ives is a destination full of excitement.

Dance in style…

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By Olivia Seed

Olivia Seed

Olivia Seed


A minimalist fashion fan with high interests in the odd print or check. Constantly trying to make my home look like a catalogue; you can find me shopping for cute bedding, candles and other Instagrammable interior accessories.