Sport & Exercise

Peffermill playing fields

The University of Edinburgh's Peffermill playing fields boasts some of the finest sports pitches in Scotland.

About us

About us
The University of Edinburgh's Peffermill playing fields boasts some of the finest sports pitches in Scotland.

Conferences, meetings and events

Peffermill meeting room
Peffermill is a fantastic venue for your city centre meeting, with onsite parking for up to 160 vehicles and a choice of catering options.

5-a-side pitches

Five's at Peffermill
Peffermill currently offers three artificial grass 5-a-side football pitches

Hockey

Peffermill is Scotland’s National Hockey Academy with two identical floodlit water based astroturf pitches as its centrepiece.

3G pitch

Opened in September 2012, our versatile, multi-sport 3G (or third generation) pitch caters for a range of sports including football, rugby and recreational games/events.

Football

Peffermill's natural turf football pitches are acknowledged as being amongst the best in the East of Scotland.

Rugby

Peffermill's natural turf rugby pitches are acknowledged as being amongst the best in the East of Scotland.

Lacrosse

Peffermill is home to University men's and women's lacrosse clubs as well as a local community club, and is a training and competition venue for Lacrosse Scotland.

Shinty

Peffermill offers one grass shinty pitch for use by University mens' and womens' shinty clubs during the winter season.

Cricket

During the summer season, Peffermill has two cricket squares - one grass, one artificial surface - for use by the University and community.

Sprint track

Peffermill provides a 100 metre, nine-lane floodlit synthetic porous polymeric training track.

Archery

Peffermill has a designated and marked area for archery practice during the summer.