Jenners Christmas Tree: Festive icon won't be making an appearance this year due to Covid

Cherished Edinburgh Christmas icon, the Jenners tree, will not be making an appearance this year due to the coronavirus pandemic.

The city centre department store confirmed that their tree would not be up this year but are hopeful to continue the tradition in the future.

In previous years, the store has housed a 40ft Christmas tree, which in itself has become a famous Capital attraction.

Hide Ad
Read More
Edinburgh skies: Resident's wake up to see stunning red skies dazzle Capital
Jenners Christmas tree won't be put up this year due to Covid.

The tree is the latest in a line of festive casualties that the city has seen due to Covid.

The Christmas Market, that usually takes place in Princes Street Gardens was cancelled by Edinburgh City Council and organisers Underbelly back in October.

Hide Ad

This was due to the latest advice from public health experts.

Last year, 2.6 million people attended the market, and it’s cancellation has been seen as a blow to local retailers and hospitality venues.

Hide Ad

The Scottish Government are expected to make an announcement on Monday on restrictions to the public over the festive period.

A message from the Editor:Thank you for reading this article. We're more reliant on your support than ever as the shift in consumer habits brought about by Coronavirus impacts our advertisers.

Hide Ad

If you haven't already, please consider supporting our trusted, fact-checked journalism by taking out a digital subscription.