Summer at Fort Kinnaird

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09:00 - 21:00

Summer at Fort Kinnaird

Ready, set, GO to Fort Kinnaird this summer for a fun-packed schedule of events thoroughout the school holidays! From dance classes to sports games and kids yoga to swing ball, we've got a whole range of FREE activities to keep your little ones busy this summer! Whether you like football, dancing or anything in between, there's something for everyone at Fort Kinnaird this summer.

Digital Football Area

Think you've got what it takes to rank in our digital football arena? Perfect your goal-scoring technique and test yourself against our game...

Digital football arena is open daily from 11am and 6pm. Visit us between 29 June and 12 August to get involved!

Why not make a day of it and take a trip to the Odeon for the latest movies, or treat the family to a bite to eat at one of our many restaurants and cafes? What's more, there'll still be time for shopping afterwards with most our stores staying open until 9pm*.  

Big Red Boogie Bus

Don't worry about the weather getting in the way of the fun, as we've got our big red boogie bus on site! Hop on-board to get involved and create some arts and crafts fun. 

Pick Up Your Free Pedometer

Have we inspired you to get moving? Pick up one of our free pedometers and see how many steps you can rack up as you shop, play and eat well this summer at Fort Kinnaird!

Here for you

And if you can't tear yourself away from the park, garden or beach, you can still shop from wherever you are with click and collect. Browse, shop and pay online with 36 of our stores, and then collect at your convenience next time you're passing. When you arrive, you can park for absolutely nothing! Make time for the important things this summer and join us for all your shopping needs.  

Full event schedule

All our events are completey free!

Sunday 1 July

Design your own sporty bandana

Monday 2 July

Dance classes and competitions

Wednesday 4 July

Create your own sports bottle

Sunday 8 July

Design your own sporty backpack

Monday 9 July

Dance classes and competitions

Wednesday 11 July

Design your own fruity faces head boppers

Sunday 15 July

Design your own football strip keychains and kit competition

Monday 16 July

Dance classes and competitions

Wednesday 18 July

Create movement tracker notebooks

Sunday 22 July

Design your own sporty bandana

Monday 23 July

Dance classes and competitions

Wednesday 25 July

Design a sporty pencil case

Sunday 29 July

Design your own sporty backpack

Monday 30 July

Dance classes and competitions

Wednesday 1 August

Design your own fruity faces head boppers

Sunday 5 August

Create movement tracker notebooks

Monday 6 August

Dance classes and competitions

Wednesday 8 August

Design your own football strip keychains and kit competition

*Please note store times may vary. Please contact individual retailers for their own store opening times.  

General Opening Times


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


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 Lothian 30, 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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