Event Information

 
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where to find us

Archerfield Walled Garden, Archerfield Estate, Dirleton, East Lothian, EH39 5HQ

Traveling by car

Archerfield Walled Garden is just 18 miles from the centre of Edinburgh. Archerfield Estate is located in East Lothian between Gullane and Dirleton on the A198 North Berwick route. See the map for details and please note the entrance is a fairly sharp turn off so keep a look out for our sign. There is plenty of parking available.

 

Traveling by bus

124/X24 buses that run from Edinburgh to North Berwick stop on the A198 at the end of our road. Details here. 

 

 

What To Bring

Tickets - please bring pre-purchased tickets on your phone or as a print-out.

Cash – a number of our vendors are cash only. There is a FREE cash machine inside the Archerfield Walled Garden Gift Shop.

Something to sit on – feel free to bring a picnic rug and/or camping chairs.

Please note: You are not permitted to bring food or alcohol into the venue. There will be alcohol and food vendors available inside the festival.


What To Wear

No pressure, but if you dress as a fairy or something along that theme, then that’d be amazing! You may win our fancy dress competition.

This is an open-air event and will go ahead in all weather conditions (unless the conditions pose a threat to public safety). Please check the forecast and dress accordingly.


Dogs

Please leave your furry friends at home.

As there are alpacas, horses and lots of children at the Scottish Fairy Festival, we cannot allow dogs at this event. Sorry!


Accessibility

Archerfield Walled Garden is, on the whole, wheelchair accessible. We have recently added an electric adult size height adjustable change table in our disabled loo. The car park, gardens, cafe and shops are all on one level with no steps and have flat wide pathways. Our courtyard and footpaths are lightly gravelled. 

Here's a bit more on our accessibility:

  • 4 blue badge holder parking bays 

  • 2 disabled toilets - one external and one internal 

  • Wall mounted electric height adjustable adult changing table (without hoist) in internal disabled loo

  • No steps leading into main building or within the building 

  • Double doors at all entrances


Buggy and wheelchair access on the Fairy Trail

The Fairy Trail is a path through the woods. It has lumps and bumps and has not been altered to be wheelchair accessible. We have had a lot of buggies and wheelchairs on the trail without any issues however, it is a natural environment and the weather can alter the terrain. The ground underfoot is mostly solid and flat all year round. 

If you would like more information before visiting, please get in touch on 01620 388 588 . 

 

Refund Policy

Refunds will be given up until two weeks prior to the event but we will not be processing refunds after that point. In the eventuality of Archerfield Walled Garden cancelling the event due to adverse weather or other unforeseen circumstances, we will offer you a full refund.

Get Involved - Vendor, Sponsorship & Volunteer Opportunities

We’re proud to offer our audience great vendors, top notch street food, delicious drinks and lovely merchandise at our Scottish Fairy Festival. If your business would suit our family friendly event, please get in touch. Sponsorship and volunteer opportunities are also available. Email events@archerfieldwalledgarden.com to find out more.