It may have been, and continue to be, a tough time for hospitality, but that doesn’t mean they can’t go wild with their Christmas decorations.
We’ve compiled a gallery of some of the best and most sparkly trees, from the classic to the unusual.
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The tree at hotel Links House at Royal Dornoch has lights in a lovely blue colour that echoes the sea in their landscape painting. Golf Road, Dornoch, www.linkshousedornoch.com
Photo: Contributed 14. Buddy photo bombs The Craigellachie Hotel's tree picture
We've slightly cropped out The Craigellachie Hotel's Christmas tree so we could get their resident dog, Buddy, in the shot. He could be named after the main character in Elf.
Photo: Contributed 15. The Adamson's tree
Another tree in blue, but this one's at St Andrews brasserie, The Adamson.
127 South Street, www.theadamson.com
Photo: Contributed 16. The Scullery at the Newmachar Hotel's tree
They've gone for a simple tree at The Scullery restaurant at the Newmachar Hotel.
Oldmeldrum Road, Aberdeen, www.newmacharhotel.co.uk