Do you have your Edinburgh Tattoo Tickets ready? You can buy them in advance here: Get in quickly though, every year they are sold out fast and after 2 years of pandemic cancellations, it is time to bring this historic tradition roaring back to life!
What is the Edinburgh Tattoo?
The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo first started as a special Edinburgh attraction in 1950. The term “tattoo” comes from a military tradition of a ceromonial signal for taverns to turn off their kegs. This would allow military personnel enough time time to sleep and recoup for the next day of duties.
Since 1950, the ceremony has grown. It encompasses Commonwealth countries, British military, international countries and artists to come together to perform a dazzling display to share with the world.
Edinburgh Tattoo tickets have now become a bucket list event, bringing the entire world to Edinburgh. The event is staged on the esplanade in front of Edinburgh Castle to an international audience which is typically split 33% Scottish / 33% British / 33 % International.
No wonder Edinburgh wins the award for Britain’s 2nd most visited city in the U.K. Second only to London.
Best place to stay after you have your Edinburgh Tattoo Tickets:
Here we are! Barony House, a 5 Star luxury Boutique Hotel / 5 Star Boutique Guest House!
The best way to enjoy a bucket list event like the Edinburgh Tattoo is to stay somewhere nice. August in Edinburgh is peak season so you can easily fall into a trap of paying top dollar or pound for a crumby 3 star experience!
No risk of that at Barony House!
Get in early, secure a room and enjoy a luxury experience.
Have a peek at our gallery below, for samples of what you can expect when you stay with us. Find the floating “Book Now” button to check availabity and secure your room, before we sell out: