The Meadows Tennis has 16 courts, which are free to play during the day - just turn up and play!

In the evenings, starting from 4pm everyday, we have 6 floodlit courts which must be booked and paid for in advance.

See full opening times below.

We urge customers to adhere to current physical distancing guidelines and to bring your own equipment.

You can read the latest guidelines from Tennis Scotland here.

We're also proud to offer tennis coaching programmes at the Meadows and Craiglockhart Tennis Centre.

Please read our Booking Terms & Conditions before booking.

Our junior tennis coaching programme at Edinburgh Leisure is recognised by the Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) as being second to none. See our classes,  timetable, space availability and request to book a junior class.

We have a fantastic choice of sessions for adults to develop skills through a combination of informal coaching and matchplay. We run these sessions at Craiglockhart Tennis Centre and the Meadows. Bookable online or on our app.

The days are getting shorter, but that shouldn't stop you getting out on the court. From October 1st, you can book floodlit tennis courts at the Meadows or Craiglockhart in the evenings. Floodlit sessions must be booked in advance - just click the button below or book via the mobile app for Android or iOS. The lights will be turned on for the duration of your session.

Racquet Sports
Outdoor Tennis
Non Card Holder £10.40
Discount Card Holder £8.40
Concessionary Discount Card Holder £7.20
Junior/Disability Discount Card Holder £5.20

Tennis Racquets at the Meadows are only available to hire from 1st April - September 30th from Cafe Refresh. 

The equipment is free to hire with a form of ID left as a deposit. 

Between 1st October to the end of March, tennis players must bring their own eqipment.

Our venue opening hours will be slightly different over the festive period. 

You can find details on all our Festive Opening Hours for 2021/22 here.

Please note: the Meadows courts are free to play during daylight hours. Between the times below, courts 1-6 can be booked for floodlit play.

Floodlit Courts Opening Hours

Monday 16:00 - 22:00
Tuesday 16:00 - 22:00
Wednesday 16:00 - 22:00
Thursday 16:00 - 22:00
Friday 16:00 - 22:00
Saturday 16:00 - 22:00
Sunday 16:00 - 22:00

Opening hours for specific activities may differ from venue opening.


Find Us

Situated at the east end of The Meadows on Melville Drive.


  •   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

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