Locals wrapped up warm and flocked to Portobello Beach, where many had lit bonfires, to ring in the new year.

Eight pictures of Edinburgh locals ringing in the New Year with bonfires and fireworks on Portobello Beach

Residents of Edinburgh’s coastal suburb gathered on Portobello Beach last night to celebrate Hogmanay.

By Anna Bryan
Saturday, 1st January 2022, 11:11 am

While some New Years plans have been thwarted by the closing of night clubs, people from Portobello found a way to celebrate in a Covid-safe manner – outside, on the beach!

The large beach provided a space for families and friends to gather, while keeping a safe distance from others.

Locals wrapped up and lit bonfires to keep warm, and there was even a fireworks display to help kick off the new year in style.

Here are some snapshots of Portobello locals bringing in 2022 in style!

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