Sport & Exercise

Peffermill playing fields

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

About us

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Our facilities, opening times, directions and more.

5-a-side pitches

Peffermill new 5-a side
Peffermill now offers nine artificial grass 5-a-side football pitches

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.

3G Pitches

3G Pitch 2
Our versatile, multi-sport 3G (or third generation) pitches cater for a range of sports including football, rugby and recreational games/events.

Hockey and all-sport pitches

Image of Edinburgh University Hockey Club
Peffermill is Scotland’s National Hockey Academy with two floodlit water based astroturf pitches as its centrepiece.

Grass pitches for football and rugby

Football pitch at East Peffermill
Peffermill's natural turf pitches are acknowledged as being amongst the best in the East of Scotland and are used for a wide variety of sports including football and rugby.

More sports & services

Archery, cricket, lacrosse, shinty and sprint tracks facilities are also available at Peffermill.