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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

Book now for 2021! The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo & Edinburgh Summr Sessions (6th-15th August) are on sale now. The Edinburgh International Festival will be announcing their 2021 Programme on 2nd June. We can’t wait to hear more news and announcements from the Festivals over 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 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 13th April 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

Non-electric Motorhome/Caravan Pitches are available for caravans, campervans, motorhomes, trailer tents or for those who want to park next to their tent. 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 Motorhome/Caravan Pitches which are available for caravans, campervans, motorhomes, trailer tents or those who want to park next to their tent. 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 4 Person Pre-pitched Tents. Comfy, 5cm thick insulated self-inflating camping mats 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

Scaled back for 2021, camping stoves will be available for your use. Please bring your own pots, pans, plates & cutlery.

Ice Pack Exchange

Bring your icepack to one of our freezers for re-freezing.

Small Shop

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


Free charging for phones / iPads / devices at dedicated 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

Fully plumbed in toilets, hot powerful showers & sinks around the campsite.

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Bar / Cafe

Open from 7.30am til late serving great coffee, snacks and cold drinks, plus evening specials over the weekend 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, plus hot evening food on weekends from 6pm.

Free Parking

Free car park just outside the main gate for everyone in BYO Tents, Pre-pitched and Bell Tents. Motorhome and Caravan Pitches include parking on pitch for 1 vehicle; any additional vehicles can be parked in the car park.

24 hr On-site Team

We all live on-site too! We have a full team of staff on site 24 hours a day to make sure your stay is comfortable. 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.

Hair Drying Booth

A space with mirrors for you to plug in your own hairdryer / straighteners etc as you get ready for the day ahead.

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

Sit with a beer, play the guitar, listen to some music, read and write show reviews, and have a chat at benches and picnic tables in our extra undercover 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
    • Motorhome / Caravan / Campervan / Tent + Car Pitch
    • £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
    • Please get in touch for Electric Hook Up prices
    • 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