The Royal Edinburgh Miltary Tattoo

Ten facts about the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo you may not have known:

  1. Edinburgh-Castle

    Edinburgh Castle – scene of the Tattoo every August

    The first tattoo took place in 1950. A performance has never been cancelled in all this time since, over sixty-five years.

  2. It happens every August weekday evening and twice on Saturdays. It is always sold out in advance and has been for the last ten years. If you wish to attend on a solo visit to Scotland, purchase your tickets months before you go, or if on an arranged tour, ensure your tour of Scotland includes tickets to this wonderful event. Ask you travel professional for help.
  3. Yearly attendance is over the two hundred thousand mark with a hundred million watching the event on television.