If you're a regular visitor to The Meadows, you might have already heard the shouts and smashes of players having fun on our outdoor tennis courts.
Want to have a go? You can play on our courts for FREE from October to March and before 4pm Monday to Thursday and before 1pm on Friday April-June and September. At the weekends April-September you can play for free before 10am and after 6pm subject to court availability. If you want to play after dark we have floodlit courts available to book throughout the year. Come along and master your rallies with friends and enjoy some fresh air at the same time.
Opening Hours and Timetables
Venue Summer Opening Hours
|Monday||08:00 - 22:00|
|Tuesday||08:00 - 22:00|
|Wednesday||08:00 - 22:00|
|Thursday||08:00 - 22:00|
|Friday||08:00 - 22:00|
|Saturday||08:00 - 22:00|
|Sunday||08:00 - 22:00|
We charge for court hire during the following times: April, May, June & September (Monday to Thursday 4pm-8.30pm, Friday 1pm-8:30pm, Saturday & Sunday 10am-6pm) / July & August (Monday to Friday 9am-9pm, Saturday & Sunday 10am-6pm)
Opening hours for specific activities may differ from venue opening.
What's coming up in 2019 at The Meadows?
There's lots to look forward to at The Meadows this coming year. Some of our tennis coaching sessions will being starting up again so keep these key dates for 2019 in your diary:
- 19th February onward our Tuesday Adult Coaching Sessions for Improvers and Intermediates (19:00-20:30).
- 21st February onward our Thursday Adult Coaching Session for Improvers (19:00-20:30).
If you are interested in booking a space in these sessions please call Craiglockhart Tennis Centre on 0121 443 0101 or book via the Edinburgh Leisure App.
New to Tennis Courses
Watched tennis on the TV? Always wanted to pick up a racket?
Our four week New to Tennis courses are starting up again for 2019 and will equip you with all the skills you need to begin your tennis journey. We have course running at both Craiglockhart Leisure & Tennis Centre and The Meadows over the year.
Our next course block with run 6th February to 27th February on Wednesdays 18:30 - 20:00 at Craiglockhart - Find out more
We have courts available for hire seven days per week, all year round weather permitting and continue to play during the darker nights on our floodlit courts.
- Outdoor acrylic courts - 16
- Floodlit courts - 6
- Equipment hire (when pavilion open)
- Toilets and disabled toilets
- Guide dogs welcome
- April, May, June & September (Monday to Thursday 4pm-8.30pm, Friday 1pm-8:30pm, Saturday & Sunday 10am-6pm)
- July & August (Monday to Friday 9am-9pm, Saturday & Sunday 10am-6pm)
Situated at the east end of The Meadows on Melville Drive.
- Meadows Tennis, Melville Drive, Edinburgh, EH8 9NL
- Book via Craiglockhart 0131 443 0101
- By Bus: Services by Lothian Buses Buccleuch Street buses 41, 42, 67 and Clerk Street Buses 2, 3, 5, , 29, 30, 31, 33, 37, 47, 49, N3, N7, N30, N31, N37