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Melrose and Edinburgh Christmas Market Weekend

4 days - from only £289pp


Melrose and Edinburgh Christmas Market Weekend

Get into the festive spirit in style this year and head north to spectacular Scotland. From our base in pretty Melrose, we will discover the very best of capital Edinburgh and its magical Christmas market. Explore wooden chalets selling hand-crafted ornaments, dine on artisanal festive foods including Bavarian delights and traditional Scottish delicacies, and treat yourself to a mulled wine or hot chocolate. We’ll also visit the historic town of Jedburgh – the perfect way to round off the tour.


  • 3 nights hotel with Scottish breakfast
  • 3 evening meals including Christmas dinner with a complimentary glass of wine
  • Tea, coffee or mulled wine on arrival with a festive treat
  • One festive cream tea
  • One night live entertainment
  • Local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotel

4 Day Itinerary

  • Day 1:

    Local departure by coach or Home Connect service, then on to the Waverley Castle Hotel in Melrose for three nights. We enjoy a tea, coffee or mulled wine with a festive treat on arrival to get us into the spirit of the season.

    Included meals: Dinner

  • Day 2: Edinburgh Christmas Market

    Today we discover Scotland's historic capital, Edinburgh, and its magical Christmas market. As one of the most popular festive markets in the UK, expect plenty of traditional European-style chalets selling unique gifts and crafts. Why not enjoy some festive treats from the food stalls or indulge in a hot chocolate?

    We return back to the hotel in time for our Christmas dinner complete with a complimentary glass of wine.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner


    Edinburgh Castle Winter

    Included Highlights

    • Edinburgh and Christmas Market
  • Day 3: Jedburgh

    Relax in Melrose, or why not join our included excursion to the pretty border town of Jedburgh? Up to the 17th century, Jedburgh's position as a frontier town placed it in the midst of national battles and cross-border raids. The red sandstone abbey on the banks of the Jed Water was founded in 1138 by David I and was pillaged and rebuilt many times. Mary Queen of Scots stayed here in 1566, at a house which now tells the story of her tragic life.

    We return to the hotel for a festive cream tea.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner



    Included Highlights

    • Jedburgh
  • Day 4:

    Brimming with festive cheer, we begin our journey home.

    Included meals: Breakfast


You will stay for three nights at the 3-star Waverley Castle Hotel in Melrose.

  • Waverley Castle Hotel

    The Waverley Castle Hotel is an attractive country hotel idyllically set amidst rolling hills, within easy reach of castles, country houses and the scenic beauty of the Scottish Borders. Just a mile from the centre of Melrose, nestling between the River Tweed and the green Eildon Hills, the hotel is splendidly set in five acres of rolling parkland. A great base from which to explore the local area, guests can spend time relaxing in the comfortable bar, lounge and games room. The on-site Eildon Restaurant also serves a delicious selection of traditional dishes, and boasts fantastic views over Eildon Hills. With stunning surroundings, a very warm welcome and an unbeatable atmosphere, you’re sure to enjoy a memorable stay.

    • Bar
    • Restaurant
    • Lift
    • WiFi Available
    • TV
    • Tea and Coffee Making Facilities
    • Hairdryer
    • Bath and/or Shower
    • Telephone

Joining points

Travel from most joining points is included within your coach holiday price.

See our full list of our joining points.