Although a new home for Edinburgh Rugby, Myreside is a venue we know well, having played there on an occasional basis over the years. It is a ground that is at the roots of rugby in Edinburgh, hosting in the past a number of representative and club matches against the likes of Australia, New Zealand and Fiji, all with crowds of upwards of 6,000.
Below is a list of frequently asked questions which will hopefully provide you with the information you need to make your trip to Edinburgh Rugby at Myreside as enjoyable as possible.
If you have further questions relating to ticketing, please contact our Ticket Office via email on [email protected] or phone 0131 346 5180. Should you have any other queries please do let us know by emailing [email protected].
The Main Stand at Myreside houses the team changing rooms and press facilities. It is reserved seating only and is fully covered.
The Actavo (North) Stand and the South Stand are both all-seater fully covered stands and offer unreserved seating.
Disabled seating will be found in the South Stand.
The uncovered terracing on the East side provides pitch side standing for supporters and is also where the TV gantry is located.
Q. I am a Gold Season Ticket Holder, how will my seats at BT Murrayfield translate to Myreside?
A. You will have a comparable view of the pitch and will be in a comparable row. Some exceptions may apply based on the configurations of the new stands. All Gold Season Ticket Holders will be issued with a new Season Ticket Pass for Myreside.
Q. I have a reserved aisle seat at BT Murrayfield. Will I still have an aisle seat at Myreside?
A. Yes, but there may be a few exceptions due to stand configurations.
Q. Am I able to move my seat if I don’t like my new allocated seat at Myreside?
A. Please contact our Ticket Office via email on [email protected] or phone 0131 346 5180.
Q. Where will Silver Season Ticket Members be seated?
A. Silver Season Tickets are unreserved so you will be able to sit or stand anywhere with the exception of the Main Stand. Silver Season Ticket Holders Passes will still be valid at Myreside. As the seating capacity is much less at Myreside than BT Murrayfield there is no guarantee of a seat in a covered stand for Silver Season Ticket Holders, especially at busy game.
Q. Where will disabled seating be located.
A. Disabled seating is located in the South Stand and there will also be access to other spectator viewing areas.
Q. Where will pitch side standing be?
A. Pitch side standing will mainly be available on the east side of the pitch opposite the Main Stand. There will also be other pockets of standing areas around the ground.
Q. Where can I collect my tickets
A. We would encourage everyone who has purchased a ticket prior to the match to print off their tickets prior to coming to a game to avoid any delays. If you do need to collect a ticket prior to the game the collection ticket booth is located at the north end of the Main Stand. Please allow additional time for ticket collections. The ticket office at Myreside will be operational from 90 minutes prior kick-off.
Q. What facilities are available at Myreside for food and drink.
A. Our catering partners Scottish Rugby Hospitality are providing a range of food & beverage facilities across Myreside.
The supporter’s marquee, The Castle, is the main bar facility for supporters offering a choice of drinks including bottled alcoholic beverages along with food and confectionary. The Castle is situated on the opposite side of the road to the main stands next to the Myreside Pavilion.
Within the stadium there will be kiosks situated in various locations serving a range of hot and cold refreshments, food and bottled alcoholic drinks.
Q. When will food and drink be available in the ground?
A. Both the ground and the supporter’s marquee, The Castle, will open and start serving 90 minutes before kick-off, in line with turnstiles opening. The Castle will also be open post-match and provide supporters with the opportunity to mingle with Edinburgh players. The supporter’s marquee will close 90 minutes after final whistle.
Please note the bars and catering units are unable to accept credit cards and there is not a cash machine on site.
Q. Are there any local facilities close to Myreside that offer food and drink options?
A. There are a number of bars, restaurants and shops in Brunsfield, Morningside and other areas that are within walking distance of the Myreside ground
Q. Can I take food and drink into Myreside?
A. No, all refreshments must be purchased on site. Please note all drinks purchased in The Castle must be consumed within the marquee.
The address of the Myreside ground is: Myreside Road, Edinburgh, EH10 5DB
Walking or cycling
The rugby ground is within a reasonable walk of a number of supporters living in the Craiglockhart, Merchiston, Bruntsfield and Morningside areas.
The plan below shows indicative walking times (as the crow flies) from Myreside and the locations of the nearest bus stops, railway stations and match day Park & Rides.
Please click here to download a 20 minute walking times map.
Please click here to download a 10 minute walking times map.
Detailed information on walking and cycling routes in the vicinity of Myreside can be found at The City of Edinburgh Council website.
You can also plan your walking route at Walkit.com, using EH10 5DB or Myreside Road as your destination.
There are a number of public transport opportunities for supporters travelling from Edinburgh and beyond. To plan your journey please go to the Traveline Scotland website. To plan your journey please use the postcode EH10 5DB or Myreside as your destination.
Further information is available on specific public transport operator’s websites and that is provided in the sections below.
There are a number of bus services available within a short walk of Myreside, and these are operated by Lothian Buses. The table below provides links to timetable information for each service available at various match fixture finishing time.
Fixture finish time
Available bus service within one hour of the fixture finishing
Friday & Saturday nights
Craighouse Gardens / Balcarres Street
Saturday afternoon / early evening
5:00pm & 7:00pm
Craighouse Gardens / Balcarres Street
If you are a smartphone user you can obtain real time information by downloading the Lothian Buses App. Visit the Lothian Buses website for more information.
For longer distance bus journeys, available throughout Central Scotland including Fife and Glasgow, to Edinburgh City Centre then further information is available at the following websites:
StageCoach - www.stagecoachbus.com/plan-a-journey
Citylink - www.citylink.co.uk
Megabus - www.uk.megabus.com
These services can provide access to Edinburgh Bus Station where connections can be made to bus services to Myreside.
The nearest railway station to Myreside is located to the west of the stadium at Slateford and is an approximate 20 minute walk. The train service between Edinburgh Waverley and Glasgow Central stops at this station and provides an hourly service on weekdays and Saturdays. This service also provides a direct link from some towns and villages to the west of Edinburgh.
The city’s main railway stations of Edinburgh Waverley and Haymarket are to the north of Myreside, approximately 4.3km and 2.4km from the stadium respectively. These are served by regional rail routes throughout the south east of Scotland and Central Belt.
To plan your journey by rail, further information can be found at the Scotrail website.
Upon arrival at Edinburgh Waverley and Haymarket stations direct buses to Myreside can be found. From Waverley, Lothian Buses 10 & 45 should be taken and from Haymarket, Lothian Buses 4, 44 and 34 stop at Slateford Road – an approximate 15 min walk from Myreside, accessed via Ashley Terrace.
Taxis are also available outside both Edinburgh Waverley and Haymarket stations and the journey from either will take approximately 15 minutes. Further taxi ranks are available throughout the City Centre.
Q. What parking is there at Myreside?
A. There is no public parking available at Myreside with the exception of blue badge parking. We strongly encourage our supporters and visiting fans to make use of the public transport options and match day Park & Ride facilities.
Q. What Park & Ride options are there?
A. Season ticket holders can take advantage of a dedicated free Park and Ride service from Napier University (Craiglockhart Campus) which has space for 200 cars. You will be asked to present your Season Ticket pass on entering the car park.
There are additional Park and Ride facilities for season ticket holders and non-season ticket holders available from BT Murrayfield. This bus service is also available for any supporter who wishes to make alternative transport arrangements to BT Murrayfield but will not be requiring a car park space.
The first bus will leave at 5.45pm then at 30 minute intervals with the last bus leaving BT Murrayfield at 7.00pm. For the return journey the first bus will leave approximately 10 mins after final whistle (or when full) and further buses will run for up to an hour after the end of the game (approx 10.15/30pm) subject to demand.
To ensure you secure a space at either of these locations or want to use the bus service from BT Murrayfield we strongly recommend you reserve your car parking space as early as possible prior to a game via the online booking links below
Both Park and Ride options will have a dedicated pick-up and drop-off zone close to Myreside. This is on Colinton Road just past the junction with Grays Loan, Merchiston Gardens and Myreside Road.
Further public Park & Ride opportunities are available around the city boundary, offering public transport links to the City Centre where bus services are available to Myreside. Information on the available public Park & Rides can be found at The City of Edinburgh Council website
Q. Is there any Disabled / Blue Badge Parking?
A. There will be 20 spaces for Blue Badge parking in the Pavilion Car Park. Priority access will begiven to wheelchair users, with the remaining spaces issued on a match by match basis.
Should you require a Blue Badge parking space and due to the limited the limited number of spaces we do ask you to book online or contact the ticket office on 0131 346 5180 should you ahve any furtehr queries.
Q. Will there be parking for Hospitality guests at Myreside?
A. Unfortunately there is no hospitality parking at Myreside and would recommend you make use of the public transport options and match day Park & Ride facilities.
Edinburgh Rugby recommend that supporters travel on foot or by public transport wherever possible and would ask that those supporters who do choose to come by car, park only in designated and authorised parking areas as directed by the Club.
There is no parking in direct proximity to Myreside Stadium and on match days there will be a number of temporary traffic restriction orders on place.
Supporters are asked not to park on verges and along inappropriate roads on and around the ground. We take our commitments to ensure spectator safety and also respect local residents to Myreside very seriously and, although we cannot control areas outside of the stadium complex, we appeal to supporters not to park in undesignated areas as there is no safe access to the stadium from these points. Thank you for your co-operation with this matter.
When can I get in?
Q. What time will the gates open?
A. The gates will open 90 minutes prior to kick-off
Q. Will I be able to buy Edinburgh Rugby merchandise at Myreside?
A. A full range of Macron merchandise will be available at the stadium on match days. The Macron store can be found at the corner of the Main and Actavo (North) Stand.
If you lose any property within the ground, please contact the nearest steward. If you discover the loss after the game, please contact Edinburgh Rugby on [email protected]
Q. Is there Wi-Fi in the ground?
A. There is currently no Wi-Fi available at Myreside
Q. Can I smoke within the ground?
A. Myreside operates a strict non-smoking policy.
Q. What happens if I feel unwell?
A. If you feel unwell during your visit, please inform the nearest steward. First aiders will be on site for all matches
Q. Can I bring bag to Myreside?
A. To ensure efficient entry into the stadium we advise spectators to not bring bags to matches unless absolutely necessary. Any necessary bags should be small in size and should be capable of being stored comfortably under your seat. Large bags will not be permitted. We assume no responsibility for baggage within the stadium. All bags being brought to the stadium will be subject to a search, as a condition of entry.
Can I bring my young child?
Children under two are admitted free of charge provided they sit on the parent or guardian’s knee.
A baby changing area is available in the Myreside Pavilion. There is no buggy drop off point at Myreside.
Edinburgh Rugby wants everyone who comes to Myreside to have a great match day experience. Supporters are encouraged to be mindful of others while enjoying all that is on offer.
Edinburgh Rugby does not encourage nor tolerate ‘booing’ of the opposition at any point during the game and asks all fans to refrain from engaging in this activity.
The stadium is situated in a residential area and Edinburgh Rugby asks you to please be mindful and respectful of local residents and their property when entering and leaving the ground. Please do not take any drinks with you when you leave, and please dispose of your rubbish in the bins provided.