Gorgie City Farm

Parks & Gardens

51 Gorgie Road, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH11 2LA

    Gorgie City Farm is Edinburgh's working small holding in the city. With a range of farm animals and pets, as well as a variety of gardens, it's a fun place to visit and learn. Entry is free- though we appreciate donations very much!!

    Please contact us directly for more Information on services such as Birthday  Parties, Young Farmers Club or Farmers Helpers Workshops, Mobile Pet Therapy, Small Animal Boarding, Macs Munchkins Parent and Toddler Group, Volunteering opportunites [please note very oversubscribed especially in animal work areas], School and College Work Experience and much more!
    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    Farm Opening Times 2015
    1 Jan 2015 - 31 Dec 2015

    Open 9:30-4:30 April through October and 9:30-4:00 November through March.
    Farm cafe opens 10am- 4pm

    Catering

    • Cafe / Restaurant available on site
    • Kiosk/ Shop Kiosk with feed dispenser; eggs and sausages and a few other items sold at cafe.
    • Tea & Coffee Available
    • Vegetarian

    Domestic

    • Public Toilet Facilities
    • Toilets Including disabled facilities on main farm and at pet lodge.

    Leisure Facilities

    • Garden

    Payment Methods

    • American Express Card
    • BACS
    • Cash
    • Cheque
    • Debit Card
    • Delta Card
    • Electron
    • Internet Banking Transfer
    • Maestro Card
    • Mastercard
    • Solo Card
    • Switch Card
    • VISA Card

    Transport

    • Accessible Parking or Drop Off Point Disabled/ Deliveries only: Please call [at gate/ or arrange a time] to request entry [bollards in place]
    • Cycle Rack
    • Free Parking Off-Site/Street Be alert- controlled parking zone on city centre side!
    • On Public Transport Route Lothian Buses 1,2,3,25,33 and First 27,28 directly outside; Lothian 4,44,34,35 and First 44 close by.

    Children

    • Baby Changing Facilities Available
    • Children's Club Term- time weekends and holiday weekdays for 8-12 y.o.. Booking/ Signing up essential! Limited spaces.
    • Children's Menu Available
    • Highchair Available
    • Outdoor Play Area

    Facilities

    • Level Access Be aware some of site is cobbled. Please ask if assistance is required re slopes etc.
    • Picnic Area
    • Smoking Restricted

    Location

    • City Centre

    Special Requirements

    • Children Welcome
    • Families
    • Groups Welcome Self guiding groups welcome anytime; if you wish a guided tour or activity booking at least 1 week beforehand is required.
    • Pets Allowed Assistance dogs only [we also board small pets].
    • School Groups Welcome Self guiding groups welcome anytime; if you wish a guided tour or activity booking at least 1 week ahead is essential

    Public Transport Directions

    Lothian Buses 1,2,3,25,33 and First 27,28 directly outside; Lothian 4,44,34,35 and First 44 close by.

    Haymarket Railway Station is 10-15 minutes walking distance or jump on most of the above buses

    From out of town take the A71 from the city bypass and head into the city.

    Please note parking is very limited.

    Transport within Scotland

    For public transport information to visit here from within Scotland, enter your postcode and visit date below.

    Journey Planner

    Access to Public Areas (Displays, exhibits, rides etc)

    • Level access (i.e. no steps or thresholds) or access by a ramp or lift to :
      • a public toilet
      • a public toilet suitable for visitors who use a wheelchair

    General

    • Seating available throughout the attraction at appropriate intervals, for visitors with limited mobility
    • There is a visual alarm system
    • Routes / pathways throughout the attraction suitable for visitors with limited mobility
      • Routes / pathways throughout the attraction suitable for wheelchair users
      • some routes
    • There is an audible alarm system

    Staff

    • Staff who have contact with visitors have disability awareness training

    Cafeteria / Restaurant

    • Level access (i.e. no steps or thresholds) or access by a ramp or lift to the :
      • cafeteria

    Parking

    • Parking provided for visitors
      • Parking on site
    • The route from the parking area to the nearest public entrance is :
      • flat, ie. without steps
    • There is a drop-off point for guests immediately outside the main entrance

    This information is self-assessed; therefore we accept no liability for its accuracy. Please contact the venue for further information.

    Food & Drink offer

    Gorgie Farm Sweet and Spiced Green Tomato Chutney  
    £3.50 each or 2 for £6.
    Grown on the Farm and prepared in the cafe.
    Available from our cafe.

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