Royal Highland Show

Wildlife, Safari Parks & Zoos

Royal Highland Centre, Edinburgh, City Of Edinburgh, EH28 8NB

    World class Show of cattle, light horse and heavy horse, sheep, goats, poultry. The largest display of agricultural machinery in the UK, a Forestry arena with competitions and demonstrations, Countryside Arena and a massive Food & Drink Hall.

    • Scotland's annual, national Food, Farming and Rural Life event - not Highland Games!
    • World class Show of cattle, light horse and heavy horse, sheep, goats, poultry. Parade can be enjoyed from a free grandstand
    • The largest display of agricultural machinery in the UK, a Forestry arena with competitions and demonstrations, Countryside Arena and a massive Food & Drink Hall for excellent products, star studded Cookery Theatre seating 120+, dairy products competions.
    • International Sheep-Shearing, Farriery and Forge competitions enthrall spectators
    • Thousands of school children enjoy memorable formal learning experiences from RHET in the Children's Discovery Centre, as well as those provided by major supermarkets and food organisations exhibiting at the Show.
    • Many organisations and businesses have superb exhibitions on topics such as Deer Management, Woodland planting, Renewable Energy, Wildlife Conservation, Rural Skills Education and many other subjects
    • Top class Show Jumping delights huge crowds in the main ring where competitors compete for five figure prize sums
    • Heavy Horse Turnouts that take hours and hours of work to prepare for the Show, are a wonderful sight for Show visitors
    • Cars, 4x4s, pickups, vans and motorbikes from a range of major manufacturers make a most interesting outdoor showroom
    • Handcrafts from all over Scotland can be viewed and purchased at the Craft Zone in the enormous marquees.
    • Speciality shopping can be enjoyed in the Shopping Arcade & Marquee, Equestrian Village, Outdoor Living area, Lifestyle Village, Floral Walkway, Countryside area and the Food & Drink Hall.
    • Hundreds of musicians as well as groups of dancers perform throughout each day for public enjoyment at the West Concert Stage, the East Stage, roving round the showground and occasionally in the main ring.
    • The tartan uniforms of military bands playing Bagpipes and Drums of are a regular feature at 'The Highland'
    • website for full details: www.royalhighlandshow.org

     

    Catering

    • Bar Available
    • Breakfast Available
    • Evening Meal Available
    • Lunch Available
    • Patio/Beer Garden
    • Restaurant
    • Self Service
    • Tea & Coffee Available
    • Vegetarian Food Available

    Domestic

    • Public Toilet Facilities
    • Toilets

    Leisure Facilities

    • Garden

    Payment Methods

    • Cash
    • Debit Card
    • Maestro Card
    • Mastercard
    • Switch Card

    Transport

    • Bike Storage Available
    • Coach Parking On-site
    • Disabled Parking
    • On Public Transport Route
    • Paid Parking within easy distance
    • Taxi Rank < 100m from station At East Main Gate / Gate 1

    Children

    • Baby Changing Facilities Available
    • Children Welcome

    Facilities

    • Disabled Access
    • Picnic Area

    Location

    • Rural Location

    Special Requirements

    • Business Travellers
    • Children Welcome
    • Coach Parties Welcome
    • Disabled Citizens
    • Families
    • Groups Welcome
    • Non smokers
    • Pets Allowed
    • School Groups Welcome
    • Senior Citizens
    • Single Travellers
    • Young People

    Road Directions

    On the A8 dual carriageway between Newbridge (M8 and M9) and Gogar junctions (Edinburgh city bypass) 

    Postcode EH28 8NB for SatNav 

    Adjacent to Edinburgh Airport.

    Car Parking for 20,000 cars (charge)

    Public Transport Directions

    Dedicated frequent bus service from Edinburgh City Centre to Showground East entrance (Gate 1), operated by Lothian Buses. Calls at Haymarket Train Station enroute and then via Ediburgh Zoo and Corstorphine

    Frequent bus service from Inverkeithing mainline train station in Fife, calling at Ferrytoll park and ride and stops at Showground Gate 14 on the A8 before terminating at Edinburgh Airport.

    FirstBus and Citylink buses from the west, north, Glasgow etc can stop at the Showground Gate 14 on the A8.

    Buses and Trams calling at Ingliston Park and Ride enable showgoers to walk the short distance along the footpath to the Showground Gate 14

    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
      • the information point
      • the ticket issuing point

    General

    • Routes / pathways throughout the attraction suitable for visitors with limited mobility
      • all routes
    • Routes / pathways throughout the attraction suitable for wheelchair users
      • all routes
    • Clear signage throughout the attraction (e.g. colour contrasted, large lettering, use of pictograms etc.)
    • Wheelchairs provided
      • These are chargeable

    Cafeteria / Restaurant

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

    Parking

    • The route from the parking area to the nearest public entrance is :
      • flat, ie. without steps
    • Parking provided for visitors
      • Parking on site
      • With designated parking for visitors with disabilities

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

    Share

    What's Nearby

    Recently Viewed