Gardening Scotland is the National Gardening and Outdoor Living Show

If you want to find the best plants, catch the latest gardening trends, find a designer to transform your own garden or ask the experts about anything from growing vegetables to keeping bees, then this is the one Show that you won’t want to miss!

Dates and Venue

Gardening Scotland 2018 will take place from Friday 1st to Sunday 3rd June at the Royal Highland Centre, Edinburgh.

Opening Times

Friday: 10am – 5pm
Saturday: 10am – 5pm
Sunday: 10am – 5pm

Advance ticket holders can access the Show from 9.45am


There is ample car parking available at Gardening Scotland. The Royal Highland Centre apply a £5 parking charge.


Further information including prices and afternoon tea packages can be found on the Tickets Page.

Children under 16 are admitted free when accompanied by an adult. Concession rates are not available however advance tickets are discounted.

Shuttle Buggy

We have teamed up with our friends at the Scottish Charity Air Ambulance – SCAA, who will one again will be running a shuttle service linking the North Gate, Floral Pavilion, Big Back Garden, Coach Gate and the onsite cash point (ATM). All the donations raised will go towards this life saving helicopter serving the whole of Scotland.


Lothian Buses provide a dedicated bus service from Edinburgh city centre to and from Gardening Scotland. A timetable will be available shortly.

Further travel information is available here.

Disabled Visitors

There is a forward car park for disabled badge holders situated at the north gate entrance to Gardening Scotland: the approach will be fully AA signposted.

Wheelchair and Scooter Hire

Wheelchairs and scooters for disabled visitors will be able available for hire at the show. To avoid disappointment advanced booking is recommended. Contact details will be available shortly.


There is a wide selection of indoor and outdoor catering available at Gardening Scotland – from teas, coffees and snacks, to sit down meals and afternoon teas in the Floral Pavilion.


No dogs, other than Assistance, will be admitted to the Showground.


A show layout map for the outdoor areas is available here and the Floral Pavilion can be viewed here.

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