Have you been too caught up with work to even think about how you would spend the turn of the year? No worries – we’ve got you covered. If you are in the United Kingdom and looking for places to go or things to do for celebrating New Year Party 2018, we got you covered!
Here’s a list of five destinations in the United Kingdom that are perfect for a revelling, relaxing, and rejuvenating start of the year:
#1 Hogmanay in Edinburgh, Scotland: This annual three-day New Year’s event that kicks off on 30-December attracts close to 1.5 Lakhs holiday revellers from more than 70 countries across the world. Amid loud chants of ‘Auld Lang Syne’, spectacular fireworks, torch marches across St. Giles Street, North Bridge and South Bridge to Holyrood Park, live music, and theatre across the town, celebrations mark the dawn of the New Year here.
#2 London: Yes, we know it can get daunting to choose from the wide array of New Year Party 2018 destinations when you are in London, but the city has something for everyone. If catching a view of the fireworks on the Thames is your idea of spending New Year’s Eve, get tickets well ahead – they sell out really fast. Then there’s the annual New Year’s Day Parade just outside The Ritz, which attracts over 8,500 performers including marching bands, cheerleaders, clowns, acrobats, and more from over 20 countries across the world.
#3 The Lake District: Want a more laid back, eco-friendly start of the New Year 2018? Head to England’s largest national park set amongst beautiful rolling mountains. In the day time, you can enjoy the picturesque scenery to relax your mind and soul and the evenings can be spent amidst cozy fires at a local pub or inn/cottage. The perfect family and friends kind of getaway around the U.K.
#4 Madeira Islands in Portugal: The Guinness book of World Records recognized the fireworks at Madeira islands as the largest display in the world, back in 2006. It is still spectacular, to say the least, with the port of Funchal decorated as a grand amphitheatre. Colourful lights, celebrations, and loads of positivity mark this world famous New Party destination in U.K.
#5 Stonehaven, in Aberdeenshire, Scotland: If you are the kind who’d like to start the New Year 2018 with a stroke of good luck and keep the bad spirits away, this tiny village in Scotland is your perfect bet. Stonehaven fireballs are famous now – the tradition started hundreds of years back to ward off evil eye and to this day, it is fascinating to watch locals and performers walk the streets of the village, swinging fireballs over their heads at the stroke of midnight on New Year’s Eve. Find more on the Stonehaven Fireballs New Year Ceremony here.
Whether you want to celebrate the New Year 2018 in an exotic and extravagant way or a relaxed, cozy way, we suggest you plan ahead and book travel and accommodation early – after all, all good things in life rely on some solid planning. Need help planning your New Years? Give us a shout out.
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