A few Saturdays ago we decided to check out the Christmas Fair at Hopetoun House. Hopetoun House is one of Scotland’s finest stately homes , situated close to Queensferry on the outskirts of Edinburgh. The house was built in 1699-1701 and extended later on. We’ve been meaning to visit, but last time we tried the weather ruined it for us. Now the weather was pretty crap again and only a small part of the house was open, so will have to go back during the warmer months for a proper visit!
Hope everyone’s had a good weekend! My weekend somehow just whizzed by at the speed of light – again. On Saturday we celebrated Matthew’s parents’ 32nd anniversary as well as his dad’s birthday with a long lunch at La P’tite Folie. (It was such a nice lunch that I completely forgot to take photos.)
Last Saturday we decided to defy the sea of people and venture into the Edinburgh Christmas Market in Prince Street Gardens to soak up some of the Christmas spirit. However, the place was packed (even more so than the Winter Wonderland in Hyde Park in London last year) so we gave up pretty quickly and went to Matthew’s folks for dinner, some vino tinto and chilling in front of a log fire instead! I managed to snap a few photos though – how beautiful isn’t that pink sunset?!