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Affiliates wanted – spread the word about camping @ the Edinburgh Festival!

With the Festival less than three months away, and visitors weighing up which festivals they want to visit this summer, now is the time to spread the word about Edinburgh Festival Camping! The inflated cost of accommodation in Edinburgh during August can be off putting to say the least for not only visitors but performers too; and it need not be with pitches now available from just £12pn. And to ensure that those who help us spread the word are getting rewarded we have set up an affiliate scheme which means you can earn a commission from any bookings that you refer!

The campsite, which is based at the prestigious Royal Highland Centre in Ingliston, Edinburgh, will not only be bringing visitors to the Festival but will be bringing the Festival atmosphere to them with a host of activities and residents set to create a truly unique place to stay. It is hoped that by offering this alternative accommodation option many visitors will be able to extend their stay in the City, see more shows and really explore what Edinburgh has to offer. Even for those not on a budget, camping in Edinburgh is a great way to extend the Festival experience. Campingninja campsites are renowned for their relaxed, friendly atmosphere and open green spaces – and the Royal Highland Centre is no different!

The site will play host to around 1000 campers per night, who will be a mixture of both visitors to the big 6 festivals (Fringe, Edinburgh International Festival, Book Festival, Mela, Royal Military Tattoo and the International Arts Festival) and participants who will also be performing pre-cursors to their Fringe shows on the lively Breakfast Stage! Participants include performers like Paul Thompson:

“’I’m a singer-songwriter from Norfolk and am doing a 3 month tour in a specially converted milk float, performing music and running song writing workshops as far north as the Outer Hebrides, finishing with a 2 week run of shows on George Street where I’ll be joined by support acts from around the UK. I decided to camp at the Fringe because It’s a fun and affordable option for myself and the other performers coming to the Fringe.”

Mr Thompson is just one of the many participants camping this summer as a lot of performers, staff and volunteers have found that rising accommodation prices in Edinburgh during the festival have almost priced them out of the market, defeating the Fringe’s objective of having a festival open to all. For participants the cost to camp is just £12 per night, and they will have full access to all the facilities as well as their own participants area where they can meet others and share their experiences from the Festival and the rest of their tour in some cases! The City Centre is just a 25 minute bus ride or tram journey, buses run all night and visitors can purchase a Ride Card from just £17 which gives them unlimited travel for the week.

There are also a range of pitch options to suit everyone from bring your own tent to pre-pitched camping and now even caravan/ campervan/ motorhome pitches!

If you are interested in becoming an affiliate and helping us to spread the word about Edinburgh Festival Camping then please follow this link where you will find details of our affiliate programme and how to join us or alternatively email katie@campingninja.com for more information.