The Edinburgh Castle Esplanade is the spectacular home of the world-famous Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo.
Castlehill, Edinburgh EH1 2NG
The Royal Gallery
Small backpacks and bags are permitted, however bags over A3 size will not be allowed into the venue.
Toilets, including accessible toilets, are available.
We advise that you dress appropriately for the forecasted weather conditions and bring a warm and waterproof layer of clothing if necessary.
Umbrellas are not permitted to be used in the arena.
No cans or glass bottles
Bottles (more than 750ml), cans or glass containers will not be permitted in the venue. Please note, containers under 750ml will only be permitted if they are unopened.
No flash photography
Photographs and videos (of less than two minutes) may be taken but should not be used for purposes of commercial gain. The use of tripods and monopods, and flash photography are forbidden.
Alcohol purchased outside the venue will not be permitted.
No hot food purchased outside the arena will be permitted.
No sharp objects
Any item which may be interpreted as a potential weapon including sharp or pointed objects (eg.knives) will not be permitted in the venue.
No laser pens
Laser pens will not be permitted in the venue.
No illegal substances
Illegal substances will not be permitted in the venue.
No smoking or vaping
Smoking, or vaping, is not permitted within the venue.
Parking is not available at the venue. Edinburgh Council has more information about parking in the city centre.
Assistance dogs can only be accommodated in the accessible seating area at the front of Sections 1-4 or 12-17. Please contact the Box Office on +44 (0)131 225 1188 to arrange suitable seating.
Wheelchair accessible seating is available and is shown on our seating plan.
A Personal PA System (Neckloop Induction Coil for use with hearing aids equipped with a 'T' switch), is available for all performances. Anyone wishing to access this facility should contact the Tattoo Office for further details, all equipment is subject to availability.
Information about Personal Audio Description equipment will be available soon. Anyone wishing to access this facility should contact the Tattoo Office for further details, all equipment is subject to availability.