Public toilets

More public toilets have been opening across Edinburgh from 1 June - see opening times below.

To keep you safe, we provide enhanced cleaning and enable physical distancing. This needs more space and staff, so we are only able to open some of the toilets.

If you develop Covid-19 symptoms after using a public toilet check test and protect.

Opening times

  • Hope Park, Meadows (has accessible toilet) 10am to 8pm
  • Castle Hill, 10am to 6pm
  • Castle Terrace, NCP car park (has accessible toilet next to Gents) 10am to 7.30pm
  • Colinton, 300A Colinton Road (has accessible toilet) 10am to 6pm
  • Cramond 10am to 6pm - please note Gents cubicle is closed for repair
  • Hawes Pier, South Queensferry 10am to 6pm
  • High Street, South Queensferry (has accessible toilet) 10am to 6pm
  • Lauriston Castle 10am to 6pm
  • Portobello, Pipe Lane (has accessible toilet) 10am to 8pm
  • Portobello, Bath Street 10am to 7pm
  • Princes Street Gardens Ross Bandstand (has accessible toilet) 10am to 6.45pm - closed Thursday until Sunday for event
  • Princes Street Gardens West (has accessible toilet) 10am to 6.45pm
  • Saughton Park, Courtyard 10am to 7pm
  • Saughton Park, Winter Gardens (has accessible toilet) 10am to 7pm
  • Stockbridge, Hamilton Place 10am to 6pm

Temporary toilets are available at the following locations:

  • Inverleith, next to the cricket pavilion (has accessible toilet) 10am to 8pm
  • Leith Links, next to the old bowling green (has accessible toilet) 10am to 6pm
  • Pentlands: Bonaly upper carpark (has accessible toilet) 10am to 6pm
  • Pentlands: Harlaw, near visitor centre (has accessible toilet) 10am to 6pm
  • Pentlands, Threipmuir car park (has accessible toilet) 10am to 6pm
  • The Meadows, Middle Meadow Walk (has accessible toilet) 10am to 8pm

Please expect restrictions on the number of people that can use the facilities, which can cause queues.

Toilet closures

Toilets may need to be closed at short notice, or if in need of repair.

  • Ross bandstand will be closed Thursday 16 until Sunday 19 September due to an event being held so no access to the public
  • Cramond Gents cubicle is closed from 6 September for repair
  • Bruntsfield Links toilets are closed from 7 June for repairs
  • Nicolson Square, closed from 22 July for repairs
  • Taylor Gardens, closed from 22 July for repairs