Edinburgh

35-37 Marine Drive, Edinburgh, Edinburgh, EH4 5EN, Scotland | Telephone: 0131 312 6874 | View Map

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Open Dates:
16 March to 20 December 2018

Earliest Arrival Time: 3pm
Latest Departure Time: 10am

Facilities

• Wi-Fi
• Wash room / toilets
• Dish washing area

Why stay here

Located on the Firth of Forth where the river meets the North Sea, you’re in easy walking distance of spectacular views across the bay. Our site is set on the edge of Edinburgh, a cosmopolitan city, steeped in history and home to two extinct volcanos.

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    Tent Pitches from: £18.10 per stay*

Accommodation at Edinburgh

Tent pitches

From: £18.60 per stay*

Pitch up under the stars at our Edinburgh campsite, one of over 40 locations across the UK. Whether you’re looking to hit the shops on a city break, splash around at the coast or get lost in the highlands, we’ve got a campsite for to suit you.

Site details

Why stay here

Located on the Firth of Forth where the river meets the North Sea, you’re in easy walking distance of spectacular views across the bay. Our site is set on the edge of Edinburgh, a cosmopolitan city, steeped in history and home to two extinct volcanos.

Visitors can escape the city and enjoy the calm of the coast and walk out to Cramond Island in the Firth of Forth. Edinburgh Cathedral, Edinburgh Castle and Arthur’s Seat are also nearby.

 

Family days out

Dominating the city skyline, on top of Edinburgh rock is Edinburgh Castle. It makes a great day out for all the family and is open throughout the year.  You’ll experience the Battlements, Crown Room, Prisons and much more.  

First timers to Edinburgh can see the whole city a ‘Hop On Hop Off Tour’, the closest stop is located at Charlotte Square, 3.6 miles away from site.

The Edinburgh Dungeon is a firm favourite for families with slightly older children. Let the immersive theatre experience take you back to explore Scotland’s grim history, introducing you to Scotland’s most infamous killers!


Facilities on site

• Wi-Fi available
• Wash room / toilets
• Disabled facilities
• Dish washing area
• Laundry facilities
• Playground
• Pitches are: grass, non-electric
• Site shop: A small one in reception. Supermarkets are less than 2 miles away

Wi-Fi fees may apply.

Activities & experiences nearby


Cycling

Get to know the area by cycling along Silverknowes Esplanade which has a wide, level path with fantastic views over the Firth of Forth.

The closest National Cycling Route to us is Route 1 (Dover to the Shetland Islands) which you could join from Edinburgh to Aberdeen for a 172 mile journey – view Sustrans route map

If needed, Blackhall Cycle Repairs comes highly recommended, a 2.5 mile bike ride from site.


Walking

You’ll struggle to miss Arthur’s Seat, a dramatic extinct volcano located in the centre of Edinburgh. Views from the summit are simply amazing!

Check tide times and walk out to Cramond Island. It’s 2.2 miles away and the beach walk is great for families.

Hunt for clues in the city to find lost treasure on the Edinburgh Treasure Trail (suitable for children over 4 years).


Things to try

In the Old Town of Edinburgh beside Edinburgh Castle, The Scotch Whisky Experience offers tours to suit each visitor.

For something a bit more extravagant, book in for ‘Edinburgh’s finest afternoon tea’ at The Colonnades in the Signet Library. The perfect setting for a celebration or a just a special treat.

Scale the narrow spiral staircase of the Scott Monument and enjoy the fantastic views from the top of this gothic masterpiece.


Pubs and restaurants

If visiting Lauriston Castle, pop in to the café for a slice of cake with your tea or coffee.

Visit Heads & Tales Gin Bar, a unique gin distillery with knowledgeable bar staff, located in Edinburgh’s West End.

Four miles along the coast in Leith is Teuchters Landing, a cosy dockside pub serving hearty food, local beers and whisky.



* Price for two adults and 1 pitch. Bookings can be made online for tents up to 5x5 metres (approximately a four person tent). If you have a larger tent or specific requirements, please contact the site direct and site staff will help you with your booking. There will be an additional £2 surcharge per night for large tent pitches. Please read our FAQs further booking information.

 

Terms and conditions apply.

Location and Transport

35-37 Marine Drive, Edinburgh, Edinburgh, EH4 5EN, Scotland
Telephone: 0131 312 6874

Transport Links:

  • Nearest train station: Waverley
  • Car hire available on site: Yes