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" These guys are just brilliant..."

" A great place to stay at a price you can afford..."

" The friendliest of welcomes - would definitely go back again..."

" Facilities excellent, breakfast great, site clean and tidy, showers hot etc. ..."

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BACK IN 2021



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Welcome to Edinburgh Festival Camping! The only designated campsite for visitors & performers of the Edinburgh Festival and Fringe. We offer affordable accommodation & great facilities with a friendly atmosphere. Bring your own tent, stay in our Pre-Pitched Tents or Bell Tents, or bring your Caravan, Campervan or Motorhome (now with the option of electric hook up).


BOOKINGS OPEN: 5th-30th August 2021

Bookings are open for 2021! The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo is on sale as is Edinburgh Summer Sessions at Princes Street Gardens (6th-15th August). We can’t wait to hear more news from the Festivals in the coming months.


If you booked for 2020 and are ready to confirm your new dates for 2021, please get in touch by emailing us at efc@campingninja.com. We are still a reduced team but we will get back to you as soon as possible.


If you are a new customer, you can book your stay by clicking on ‘Booking’ in the menu above.


We cannot wait to see you in August. Until then, stay safe and take care!


Love from Rhian and Geoff

Updated 11th January 2021.

Pitch Types @ Edinburgh Festival Camping...

Tent Camping

Bring your own tent and anything else you need at no extra cost - gazebos, more tents, the kitchen sink.... up to you. Just pay per person.

Motorhomes, Caravans & Campervans

Meadow Pitches are available for caravans, campervans, motorhomes, or trailer tents as well as tent pitching with parking. You can bring Pup tents or Awnings/Gazebos as long as everything you bring fits within your 8x8 metre pitch.

Electric Hook Up Pitch

We have a limited number of electric hook up pitches in The Meadow which are available for caravans, campervans, motorhomes, or trailer tents as well as tent pitching with parking. You can bring Pup tents or Awnings/Gazebos as long as everything you bring fits within your 8x8 metre pitch.

Bell Tents

Our Bell tents are a fresh alternative to camping for up to six people per tent. Including inflatable mattresses, linen (sheets, 13.5 tog duvets, pillows and blankets). Experience all of the joys of camping, real linen and none of the hassle! Fairy lighting and camping chairs also included.

Pre-pitched Tent Camping

Make life easy for yourself with our range of high quality 2 and 4 Person Pre-pitched Tents. Airbeds are included in the setup so you can just turn up and enjoy...


Special rates and Support for Festival and Fringe Performers and Crew plus money back guarantee. Bring whatever you need for your long stay...

More details about pitches and pricing...


EVERYONE who is a visitor to Edinburgh during August is welcome at Edinburgh Festival Camping….


This includes those visiting, performing or working at any of the shows in Edinburgh: The Fringe, The International Festival, The Royal Military Tattoo, The Book Festival, The Art Festival or the Edinburgh Smmr Sessions at Princes Street Gardens. And, of course, if you happen to be visiting, passing through or working in Edinburgh this August too. 


We even do a pretty good job of being an Airport Hotel!


So, whether you’re a family, a group of students, a retired couple or staying on your own, we have a space with your name on it and we’ll be doing our very best to make you feel very welcome…

"The Camping Ninja crew really friendly and helpful, nothing too much trouble. Breakfast great, site clean and tidy, showers hot etc. basically everything you want... and more. Cannot rate these guys highly enough, would definitely go back again and recommend them to everyone."

Zeph and Lucy, Lincoln

The best value accommodation in Edinburgh... Book now to benefit from the best prices!

On site facilities to help make your stay comfortable

Camp Kitchen

Undercover camp kitchen with electric stoves, pots, pans, bowls, plates & cutlery for you to use to cook for yourself.

Ice Pack Exchange

Bring your icepack to one of our freezers in The Meadow or Countryside Area for re-freezing.

Small Shop

For snacks and drinks and a few essentials you may have forgotten... otherwise there is a Co-op a 15 minute walk away.


Free charging for phones / iPads / devices in our Giant Tipi as well as a few other points around the campsite.

Free Wifi

We offer free WiFi in some of the communal areas for you to check emails, book tickets to shows or for transport information etc.

Chemical Disposal

For motorhomers & caravaners we have safe grey water and chemical waste disposal points.

Toilets & Showers

3 blocks of great toilets, hot showers & sinks around the campsite - some permanent and some high quality plumbed in temporary facilities.

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Bar / Cafe

Set in our Giant Nordic Tipis, we are open from 7.30am til late serving great coffee, snacks and cold drinks, plus evening meal specials and a fully licensed bar serving beers, wines etc.

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We serve a reasonably priced breakfast from 7.30am. After that there are hot paninis, noodles, cakes and snacks on offer until our daily evening meal special from 6pm. Sorry, no evening special on Tuesdays or Monday 30th August!

Free Parking

Free car park just outside the main gate for everyone in The Countryside area in BYO Tents, Pre-pitched and Bell Tents. Parking on your pitch for 1 vehicle in The Meadow area.

24 hr On-site Team

We all live on-site too! We have a full team of staff and volunteers to make sure your stay is comfortable as well as night security. Any questions, just ask one of us...

Public Transport Info

We give out leaflets with comprehensive information about public transport to and from the campsite as well as offering advice and timetables on our info boards and at check-in. We can also help you book taxis too...

Washing Up Sinks

Plenty of sinks with hot and cold water for all your dishwashing needs close to our Camp Kitchen and Tipis!

Hair Drying Booth

A space with mirrors for you to plug in your own hairdryer / straighteners etc and sort your do out!

Sports and Games

We provide sports equipments and games to borrow and space to play them in - footballs, boules, badminton, bat 'n ball etc

Bike Lock Area

For cyclists ee have some good spaces for locking bikes up to secure railings under cover.

Undercover Hangout

Play the guitar, read some reviews, write some reviews and have a chat sat on our benches in our extra hangout space.

Info Point

Public transport information, Fringe Programmes, Festival flyers, City Maps, Nearest amenities and a whole host of other info you may need.



    • Bring Your Own Tent
    • Bring Your Own Caravan / Motorhome / Campervan / Trailer tent
    • Electric Hook Up Available
    • Bring any additional tents / gazebos/ wind-breaks / kitchen sinks FREE
    • Parking on your Pitch
    • Parking in Campsite Car Park
    • Pitch-side Car Loading & Unloading
    • Tent put up ready and waiting
    • Airbeds Included
    • Sleeping Pack (sleeping bag + pillow)
    • Access to Campers Kitchen
    • Free Ice Pack Exchange
    • Free Device Charging
    • Chemical Waste
    • Electric Hook Up
    • Minimum Stay
    • ADULT
    • CHILD
    • PITCH
    • Bring Your Own Tent Pitch
    • £12 per person
    • 1 night
    • £16per night
    • £5.50per night
    • £0per night
    • Meadow Pitch (Caravan / Motorhome / Campervan / Tent with Car)
    • £12 per person
    • £5 per night
    • 1 night
    • £16per night
    • £5.50per night
    • £6per night
    • 2 Person Pre-pitched Tent
    • £12 per person
    • 1 night
    • £16per night
    • £5.50per night
    • £11per night
    • 4 Person Pre-pitched Tent
    • £12 per person
    • 1 night
    • £16per night
    • £5.50per night
    • £22per night
    • Bell Tent
    • Linen included
    • 2 nights on Saturdays
    • £20per night
    • £12per night
    • £40per night (from)
    • Festivals Participant Pitch
    • £12 per person
    • £9 per night (limited availability)
    • 10 nights
    • £13per night
    • £5.50per night
    • £0per night


West Gate, Royal Highland Centre, Ingliston, Edinburgh, EH28 8NB. For navigation, use postcode EH28 8NZ.

Public Transport 24 hrs a day

23 mins to City Centre for all Festivals and Fringe

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“People friendly and helpful, in a lovely setting, not too far from the city.”
Paul and Family, Wimbledon

Check out this awesome video one of our customers took to get a flavour of Edinburgh Festival Camping

A place for Edinburgh Fringe and Festival Visitors and Performers stay and call home for a little while...



ADULTS = £16

CHILDREN = £5.50