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Bonfire Night in Edinburgh

Grab a sparkler, don some non-flammable mittens and gather round the bonfire to watch the fireworks at these Edinburgh (and surrounding) hotspots
Photo: Christopher Smith, via Flickr
By Niki Boyle |

Remember, remember the fifth of November... Thursday the fifth of November, to be exact, as that's when this year's Bonfire Night in Edinburgh takes place. Following hot on the heels of Halloween and providing some cheer and illumination in the darkening weeks leading up to Christmas and Hogmanay, Bonfire Night (aka Guy Fawkes Night) is a great excuse to gather round and indulge humanity's love of firey things exploding. There are several displays taking place in and around Edinburgh - read on to find out more.

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