Sport & Exercise

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.

Our 3G artificial grass pitch provides a year round, all-weather pitch area for students and community teams to enjoy and used for local club football/rugby matches and international standard training sessions.

Pitch dimensions

100 x 70 metres
FIFA 1 star standard
120 x 70 metres
World Rugby accreditation


In addition to University use, there are opportunities for weekend bookings for small or full-sided football games on the 3G pitch from 09.00 -19.00.

We also have grass pitches that have been acknowledged as some of the finest in East of Scotland.

Grass pitch provision for football

Grass pitch provision for rugby


Prices valid from 1 August 2017

3G pitch pricing
Type Duration University of Edinburgh Non University of Edinburgh
American Football  5 hours £275.00 £275.00
Football training  1 hour £60.00 £100.00
Football game  2 hours £66.00 £110.00
Rugby training  1 hour £60.00 £100.00
Rugby game 2 hours £66.00 £110.00



Fee information

Your booking fee includes changing accommodation, showers, full-size pitch markings, goals, nets (as required), free on-site parking and access to in-house social facilities.

How to book

Peffermill Playing Fields Office

  • Sport & Exercise

Contact details



Laurie Liddell Clubhouse
42 Peffermill Road

Post Code
EH16 5LL

This project was gratefully supported by the CashBack For Communities fund.