12 days of kindness at Fort Kinnaird

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09:00 - 22:00
12 days of kindness at Fort Kinnaird

Are you ready for the twelve days of Christmas? Feel good at Fort Kinnaird with our twelve days of kindness between 10th and 21st December from 11am - 4pm.

Every day for twelve big heart-warming days, we'll have a random act of kindness delivered by a special Christmas character.

For another chance to receive festive kindness, share a picture of your Fort Kinnaird visit using #FortKindnessfor the chance to win a £50 gift card.

Terms and conditions apply. 

Here's the plan...

10th December
Hook a bauble off our roaming Christmas tree. Open your bauble to reveal a special Christmas treat.

Treats include free hot chocolate vouchers, gift cards, cinema tickets and free lunches.

11th December
Prepare your best festive jokes! Our crazy Christmas crackers will be on hand for super cheesy cracker jokes and they'll need your inspiration. Pull a cracker for your chance to win a festive prize and a silly hat!. 

12th December
Come lift the Christmas dinner cloche and you could win all the Christmas dinner must-haves.

13th December
Enjoy a most fashionable Christmas indeed as we help pick out your perfect festive and Christmas party outfits. Who knows what treats might await? 

14th December
It's not Christmas without 5 gold rings so we've got a hoopla. Throw the gold rings over our mini Christmas trees to win golden prizes all day. Prizes will include boxes of gold wrapped chocolates and even a golden gift card for £150!

15th December
The sixth day of Christmas is all fun and games for little elves. Join in pass the present, carol-oake contests and free festive reindeer balloons.

16th December
On the 7th day it's all about our spin to win giant roaming Chrismas pudding. Treats include cinema tickets and free festive meals.

17th December
Santa's here! He'll be wishing lots of Merry Christmases and ringing his bell and if he's with you, he'll be paying for your bill. 

18th December
Come and find our two reindeer who will be dancing and prancing with festive giggles and treats. They'll be handing out little bags of environmentally friendly reindeer food.

19th December
We can't forget about elf and safety. Our squad will help you carry your shopping, pay for your lunch, get parked and pack up your shopping. 

20th December
Two words: Christmas bagpipes. Enjoy the tunes and some free festive treats including candy canes and mince pies.

21st December
Our toy soldiers will be at Fort Kinnaird ready to help carry shopping and brollies (should it rain). With festive offers and freebies, it's also a great time to grab a selfie. 

General Opening Times


In December we have extended opening hours Monday - Friday until 10pm or later at selected stores. On Saturday and Sunday we're open until 8pm or later at selected stores. 

Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve we close at 5pm while on Boxing Day and 2nd January we'll close at 6pm. 

We're open Christmas Day and New Year's Day.

Additional opening times

Fort Kinnaird Edinburgh Store opening times may vary. Food, cinema and leisure will be open later – please check retailer websites for further details.

Please note that some retailers may vary from these times.

Search below for the shop details or view the full list of retailers

Getting here

Fort Kinnaird
32 Fleming House
EH15 3RD
0131 669 9090
  • Car

    Satnav postcode: EH15 3RD

    From the South - A1 Motorway Northbound. Exit at the Newcraighall Junction. Fort Kinnaird is visible to the front off the ramp.

    From the South - A7/A68. Join A750 City Bypass at the Sherrifhall Roundabout. Head East following the signs for Edinburgh East and North, Leith. Join A1(M) at the Old Craighall junction Northbound still following signs for Edinburgh East and North. Exit A1 at the next junction - Newcraighall. 



  • Train

    There are regular train services from Edinburgh Haymarket and Waverley stations to nearby Newcraighall station. Check Scotrail for full timetable and ticketing information.

  • Bus

    Fort Kinnaird is well served by local bus services: Prentice Coaches 108 and 118 and Lothian 30, 400 (previously 18), 106 and 49.

    For full timetables visit the Traveline Scotland website

    Find out more and plan your journey with Lothian here or with Prentice Coaches here.

  • Bike

    If you're looking to travel to Fort Kinnaird by bike, you can plan your journey here.


ATMs are available outside Argos, Boots, WHSmith and within Wilko.

There is a baby changing room for both mums and dads in Mothercare and Boots, as well as at Customer Services.

We have a number of bike parking locations around Fort Kinnaird. You can find these in the following locations:

  • In front of Mothercare
  • In front of Fat Face
  • Next to Smyths 
  • In front of Cafe Nero 
  • In front of Pizza Hut 
  • In front of the Management Offices 
  • In front of SCS
  • Next to TKMaxx and Starbucks 
  • Next to M&S
  • Between Primark and McDonalds

We have over 2,600 parking spaces at Fort Kinniard, all of which are absolutely free. The great news is we have recently been awarded the safer parking Park Mark award. 

We are proud that our car park has been issued the Park Mark, an award given by the Police to car parks that have achieved the standards of the Safer Parking Scheme, designed to reduce crime in car parks.

We have also been awarded a Disabled Parking Award by Disabled Motoring UK due to meeting a list of criteria for our onsite disabled parking facilities including maintaining our disabled parking bays, having clear signage, good lighting and easy entry to our car park. There are over 120 disabled parking bays available at Fort Kinnaird. 

There are toilet facilities available for use at Customer Services, towards the back of the retail area. Various retailers also provide customer toilet facilities within their stores.


Some stores have a Click & Collect service available. Check our Click & Collect page for more information. 

If you have lost something while visiting Fort Kinnaird, please contact our Security team on 0131 669 6630. Please note that we will ask for proof of ownership to make sure we give property back to its rightful owner.

Fort Kinnaird offers a free Wi-Fi service so you can surf while you shop.


Shopmobility hire is available at Fort Kinnaird where we have 2 manual wheelchairs and 2 electric scooters available for our customers who require a little help around the centre. If you would like to book the manual chairs please call 0131 669 9090. For the electric scooters you have to be registered with Shopmobility and book through them direct on 0131 557 4123. 

Find out more about Shopmobility electric scooters here.

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