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 2020 will take place from Friday 29th May to Sunday 31st May 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.


Lothian Buses provide a dedicated bus service from Edinburgh city centre to and from Gardening Scotland. A 2020 timetable will be published nearer the event. And this year we can provide return transport in a fleet of luxury coaches from 33 different locations across Scotland direct to the show ground. Find details on the Tickets Page.



The 2019 show layout map for the outdoor areas can be viewed here.  The Floral Pavilion will be viewed here. A 2020 map will be published nearer the event.

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.

Mobility scooters and wheelchairs are available for hire from Gardening Scotland. To avoid disappointment we advise to book in advance for this service. Our online booking page for this service can be accessed here.

Carer tickets can be purchased here.


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


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

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