The Royal Highland Centre
Frequently Asked Questions
What are the opening hours?
9am-5.30pm Saturday and Sunday for Single Day Ticket Holders.
Campers can arrive:
If you arrive after this time on Saturday please enter on foot via the Exhibitor Gate. Your camping package includes show tickets for Saturday and Sunday and entry to evening entertainment, and a Friday-Monday stay. Please vacate the site by 12noon Monday.
How much are tickets?
Please see the event ticketing page for all prices.
Can I buy a ticket on the day?
Yes. Please see the event ticketing page for all prices.
Is car parking free?
Parking is chargeable by the showground, at £5 per car.
Is there disabled access?
It is mandatory that all showgrounds have a disabled car park, please show your Blue badge on arrival to the showground to gain access. Please be aware that event fields and concert arenas are predominantly on undulating grass surfaces, and the wearing of appropriate clothing and footwear is strongly advised. Wheelchair users should be accompanied by a strong companion.
Are children free?
Only if the child is aged under 5 at the time of the event
Are there any concessions?
How many people does a Family ticket include?
2 adults & 2 children.
How can I get a programme?
You can purchase one at the event.
Are there crèche facilities?
What is the Medical/First Aid procedure?
Please advise an onsite steward of any incidents.
What is the Main Arena schedule?
Who are the Celebrities?
Are dogs allowed?
Yes, but they must be kept on the lead at all times.
Where are the nearest toilets?
There are several WC’s on the showground.
Where is the showground?
All shows held at the Royal Highland Centre are signposted from all major routes.
For your Sat Nav enter: EH28 8NB.
The Royal Highland Centre sits off Glasgow Road (A8) between Newbridge roundabout and the A8/Airport roundabout, one of the main routes into the city.
Access to the Royal Highland Centre is from A8/Airport roundabout on to the Eastfield Road. From there signposts are visible directing you to the venue along Fairview Road onto Ingliston Road.
Please click here for further information regarding public transport services to the showground - Lothian buses will be running a specific service to the site.
Is there a cash machine on site?
Yes there is a cash machine located at the East Gate in the RBS Building.
Where is the nearest shop/centre?
Edinburgh city centre is approximately 20 minutes drive. There is a service station located right out of the showground on the main adjacent bypass with local amenities with other service stations located nearby.
Can I take pictures/video at the event?
Yes - however no drones may be used during the show.
Is there any mobility hire available on site?
No, there is not any mobility hire available on site at this event. Please make your own arrangements pre-event.