The Meadows is a large expanse of common, green space to the South of Edinburgh Old Town, adjoining the main Edinburgh University area. It extends from Melville Drive in the East as far as Bruntsfield in the West.
In the Summer, this central, car-free space is the scene of festivals, sports days, and is a popular place for people who just want to soak up the sun, kick a ball about, fly a kite, walk the dog, or play Frisbee.
There are tennis courts to the East of the Meadows, and golf is played West of Whitehouse Loan on a small putting course. Formal cricket matches are also held in West Meadows and five-a-side tournaments take place from time to time. The Royal Company of Archers also holds its annual archery tournament, the Edinburgh Arrow, in the Meadows.
There are a number of busy cycle and pedestrian pathways through the Meadows which are lined with mature trees. Arthur’s seat in Holyrood Park is clearly visible from the Meadows.
Do you enjoy eating outdoors in a fun, friendly atmosphere…? then Edinburgh International Society invites you to The Meadows International Summer Picnic 2018. It’s that time of the year where we start to celebrate the summer! A chance for the student, traveller, entrepreneur and young professional to enjoy a social picnic and meet new/old friends – joining our picnic absolutely free, so bring everyone you can! 🙂 If you’ve never attended an international social, this is a light and easy introduction and a great way to we recommend you consider this revolutionary event as your first! 🙂 Don’t forget to bring some light food from your home country or traditional local – It would be fantastic! 😉 When: Sunday, 18th June 2018 at 12:00 pm. Where: The Meadows Park. The meeting point in front of the (International Bar – 15 Brougham Place, EH3 9JX) WHAT TO BRING: • Your own picnic dinner and drinks. • Your own REUSABLE FLATWARE, CUPS AND PLATES (we are trying to produce as little waste as possible) • BLANKETS/CHAIRS to sit on. • Please CLEAN UP as you go! If you play an instrument, please bring it with you and join in. If you have an instrument that […]
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