With the Christmas and New Year’s celebrations now a distant memory, at least there is the consolation on Burns Night on the horizon and you don’t need to be Scottish to celebrate in these cities to drive to on Burns night.
If you’re hoping to get away for the Burns Night celebrations, then hiring a car and travelling to one of the best places in Britain to celebrate the event can make for an exciting break during what can be one of the more quitter times of the year.
There is no place like Scotland’s capital to spend Burns Night. You are sure to be spoiled for choice for events happening in this city.
This city is no longer in the shadow of Edinburgh when it comes to culture and there are plenty of trendy venues where you can celebrate in style as well as storytelling events and traditional suppers.
Northern Ireland has strong connections with Scotland and you will find plenty of entertainment in the capital on Burns night and it’s only a ferry ride away.
Surprisingly given the distance it is away from Scotland, Birmingham offers plenty of Whisky, haggis and other Scottish entertainment on Burns night.
Manchester is the capital of entertainment in the North West and you won’t be short of places to celebrate Burns night in this city.
Burns travelled all over the country to gain inspiration for his poetry and Northumberland was one region that made a big impression. Even today Newcastle has plenty happening on Burns night to make it worth a visit.