Home of Edinburgh City FC

Opened 2008

Capacity 3,534

Rating: 3.8

(16) Google Reviews

A nice, small and modern stadium with great facilities. Enjoyed the Edinburgh City v Stranraer match with plenty of goals. The ground felt like if I was watching a Bostik league game back in England.
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4 years ago
Went to see a game as son into football while staying in Edinburgh, we enjoyed it.
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3 years ago
Great wee ground, good atmosphere and some very good football played.
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3 years ago
Groundshare with Spartans.
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5 months ago
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History (from Wikipedia)

In March 2017, Edinburgh City reached an agreement with Spartans to use Ainslie Park for three seasons while Meadowbank Stadium is being redeveloped.[2]


Ainslie Park on Pilton Drive in north Edinburgh is the home ground of Spartans, part of their Community Football Academy. The new facility incorporates a fully enclosed stadium which meets SFA and SFL criteria, with an artificial pitch, floodlights, seating for 504 spectators and an overall capacity of 3,000. Another full size, floodlit artificial pitch sits adjacent to the main playing area and the accommodation incorporates six changing rooms, a club room, committee room and a physio room. The Club ground holds a PA system and a bar for spectators.


Waverley and Haymarket, the main railway stations in Edinburgh, are both approximately 3 miles (4.8 km) from the stadium.

The nearby 
Ferry Road is served by Lothian Buses route numbers 21 and 27.[3] Services 19, 29, 37 & 47 also run within 0.5 miles (0.8 km) of the stadium.[3]

Things to do nearby.

Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh.

138 Reviews
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Absolutely a must-stop at the location while in Edinburgh. Be aware that their greenhouse is closed for a while - still worth it. Read More

Photo of Chris D.

Enjoyed a fabulous afternoon wandering the botanic gardens in Edinburgh. I used to go regularly a child on school trips etc and it was a really nice walk... Read More

Photo of Nathan W.

This was really great place went to the light show and wow what a great experience. The different displays in each section were really good and mesmerising.... Read More

The Blue Bear.

111 Reviews
Photo of Jeimny G.

We loved our breakfast meal! The cafe was lovely & charming. The food was delicious as well & the hot chocolate & coffee were amazing! Definitely a place to... Read More

Photo of Crystal B.

Awesome place for breakfast. The staff are pleasant, the food was good and the restaurant was clean. I really enjoyed everything. It gets really packed so I... Read More

Photo of Laure E.

A very nice spot to have a brunch or a coffee (but how to resist to toast, eggs or waffle ?) ! The cafe is comfy and well decorated and you can have good... Read More