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Tennis in Edinburgh



Scotland is home to several of Britain’s greatest ever tennis stars, including none other than Andy Murray and Jamie Murray, as well as Wheelchair Tennis Paralympic and Grand Slam hero, Gordon Reid

From the former Grass Court Championships hosted at the Craiglockhart Tennis Centre, which hosted tennis icons like Jimmy Connors and John McEnroe, to its fantastic public tennis venues across the city, Edinburgh is a popular tennis city with lots of opportunities for you to pick up a racket and play.

If you’re looking to play tennis in Edinburgh, we have all the information you need about clubs and tennis hotspots in the area.

Find a tennis court in Edinburgh

Play tennis in Edinburgh

Edinburgh is home to 34 tennis venues, including several park sites, and boasts 152 accessible tennis courts for players so you can perfect your skills. Many of these courts are readily available for players to book through our online booking system below, either as pay to play or even free to book courts.

Book a tennis court

Want to take on other players in local competitions? Local Tennis Leagues might be just the thing for you and with 5 tennis venues in Edinburgh offering competitive leagues on public courts; it’s easy to get involved.

The Advantage Tennis programme, mainly based at the Craiglockhart Tennis Centre, also provides fantastic opportunities for players to get involved with disability tennis. The sessions, run through the LTA Open Court, support players of all ages and abilities to give them the support they need to pick up the sport and develop their skills.

Here are just a few of Edinburgh’s fantastic tennis venues and clubs available:

  • Craiglockhart Tennis Centre
  • Grange Dyvours
  • Inverleith Park
  • Leith Links
  • Meadows
  • St Margarets Park
  • Thistle Tennis Club
  • Victoria Park

Find a tennis court in Edinburgh

Padel Courts in Edinburgh

Looking for a new sport? Why not play padel in Edinburgh. Discover your nearest padel courts and start playing with friends or family!

Ready to play but unsure about the rules and court availability? Learn more at our padel hub.

Padel hub

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How to get started with padel

How to get started

Tennis is a great form of exercise and an amazing sport. Anyone can play; whatever their motivation or ability, from all communities and backgrounds.

LTA Shop

Want to freshen up your kit or find your new tennis racket? Check out the latest offers at the LTA Shop, powered by Tennis-Point.

How to start competing

Find out more information about playing tennis competitively, get some advice from the LTA on how to find and enter recreational tennis competitions across the UK.

Youth Programme

The tennis programme designed to give you skills for life, which includes our six-week Youth Start offer.

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