Whether you’re travelling solo, with friends or as a couple, the Scottish capital sets the scene for a spa break with a side-serving of comedy and soul food.
With its history-soaked streets and eye-catching skyline, Edinburgh is a showstopper of a city. It’s wrapped up in red bows come Christmas and aglow over New Year’s for the barn-storming Hogmanay. Come January and February, sightseeing crowds thin out – but those who do brave the frosty winter weather will find plenty of ways to stay warm. From sipping Scotch by an open fire to stretching out at a hot yoga class, here are some of the best ways to stay calm and cosy in the Scottish capital.