Official Guide to Edinburgh
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The Mound and Gardens

Thrilling rides and attractions are back in East Princes Street Gardens for 2017.

Once again The Forth One Big Wheel will illuminate the Edinburgh skyline with outstanding views across the city. With its cosy covered pods bejewelled with 20,000 lights the ferris wheel is a kaleidoscopic extravaganza.

The Star Flyer will also be back, and those brave enough to open their eyes will enjoy the superb sights of this very festive thoroughfare.

Santa Land is back too, rejuvenated and dazzling, boasting some fabulous fun rides that the kids will love, including the Santa Train, the Christmas Tree Maze and several affordable kids rides. Around Santa Land there will be a number of other stalls to provide fun for all the family. Please note that Santa's Grotto can be found on George Street this year. 

The European Christmas Market for 2017 represents the heart of Edinburgh’s Christmas with over 100 market stalls tempting shoppers with enticing tastes, smells and delightful festive crafts.  This is a great venue to pick up a unique hand crafted Christmas gifts.

Don't forget to take advantage of the 20% EH post code discount and look out for family friendly ticket prices.

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