Murrayfield is located to the west of Edinburgh city centre and can attract huge crowds on match days. Use some of our top tips to make your trip to the stadium as smooth as possible.
Parking near Murrayfield is practically impossible on match days, so stick to public transport. Take a tram from the city centre and get off at Murrayfield, immediately adjacent to the back of the staion. By bus, take the 26, 31 or 18 towards Corstorphine. The nearest mainline railway station is Haymarket.
Demand for Scottish Six Nations games is high but book in advance online and you should be able to secure tickets. The box office at Murrayfield is open 10am to 5pm Monday to Friday and also sells tickets for Glasgow Warriors and Edinburgh Rugby games.
Murrayfield offers daily stadium tours, taking visitors through both the public areas of the building and places which the public generally doesn't get to see, such as the tunnel and press gallery. Tours start at 11am every day except Sunday. Booking in advance is recommended as places are limited.
Murrayfield is just a short distance from Edinburgh city centre and with many Murrayfield hotels nearby, why not take time to see what else Scotland's capital has to offer?
The zoo is very close to Murrayfield Stadium and is one of Edinburgh's most popular attractions. The most popular exhibit are undoubtedly the pandas, Tian Tian and Yang Guang. This cute pair are the only giant pandas in the UK. The zoo is on a steep site on Corstorphine Hill, so take the shuttle bus to the top of the hill and work your way back down.
One of the city's newest visitor attractions is the gin distillery, in the city's West End near Haymarket station. Take a tour to find out all about how gin is made, with the chance to taste the product and do some shopping for souvenirs to take home.
Edinburgh's Botanic Garden is well worth a visit whatever the time of year. There are over 70 acres of beautiful gardens to explore. Entry into the gardens is free, with a suggested donation to enter the cavernous Victorian glasshouses. Check the website for details of special events during peak holiday periods.