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The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo is Scotland's biggest, best-selling spectacle.

It is the most popular annual event on the Scottish calendar, attracting an international audience each year of some 220,000 people.


Car Hire

Still planning your trip to The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo or coming to Edinburgh this year? Our Official Vehicle Partner Arnold Clark Car & Van Rental are offering 20% off all hires until the end of the year. Simply enter the code ‘ET20’ at the checkout to receive the discount.



Edinburgh is incredibly well served by numerous transport hubs, to find out more about travelling around Scotland by public transport please visit Traveline Scotland. The Tattoo arena is located in the heart of Edinburgh, and getting here by bus or tram couldn't be easier with Lothian Buses and Edinburgh Trams.


Helpful Organisations

Visit Scotland - Edinburgh and the Lothians

A guide for travellers to the capital can be found at Visit Scotland Edinburgh and Lothians.


The AA pages offer excellent information for travellers to Edinburgh You can visit the AA here and may also wish to visit AA-Route Planning.


The RAC also provide good up to the minute traffic information and route planning services.


Places to Stay

Sheraton Grand Hotel and Spa

Nestled in the shadow of historical Edinburgh Castle and just a short walk from the city's famous shopping thoroughfare, Princes Street, the Sheraton Grand Hotel and Spa is situated in the heart of Edinburgh, one of Europe's most historic, yet cosmopolitan cities.

Edinburgh First

Edinburgh First offers accommodation to suit every budget and purpose, whether you're coming to the city on holiday, for business or as part of a group visit. Part of the University of Edinburgh they accommodate over 20,000 visitors every year. Visit Edinburgh First.


Things to Do

Association of Scottish Visitor Attractions

The ASVA website will help you plan your trip with interesting listing and their own search engine and maps. ASVA's members range from Historic Buildings to modern Science Centres, from small visitor centres to commercial craft centres throughout Scotland.

Visit Scotland

Exciting events, amazing attractions and activities. There's just so much to see and do in Scotland.


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