The Hub

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The Hub

Castlehill, Edinburgh EH1 2NE

A striking, gothic tower at the top of the Royal Mile, The Hub is the home of the Edinburgh International Festival. The Hub is a key venue for music and other events during August, and the hosts the Hub Tickets box office and the Hub Café year round.

Travel restrictions will be in place for The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo. For up-to-date information contact Hub Tickets or visit the website closer to the event.

Getting there

Edinburgh is very compact, which makes it ideal to explore on foot or by bicycle. See below for information about getting to the venue. If you are looking for general advice on travelling within and to Edinburgh, visit our dedicated page packed with useful tips and information.

Walk Cycle Find out about walking routes and cycling paths, bike security and bike parking options
Bus Bus stop (George IV Bridge): 23, 27, 41, 42
Drive Go green and try car-sharing to save costs and our planet - see goCarShare and TripshareEdinburgh
Parking NCP: Castle Terrace (6 disabled bays)

Venue accessibility

Level access Level access to ground floor and bar
Lift Platform lift to Sculpture Hall, please ask staff for assistance
Lift Lift from Sculpture Hall to auditorium
Wheelchair Wheelchair spaces are available
Accessible toilet Accessible toilets on ground floor and auditorium level
Loop system Induction loop in auditorium, set hearing aid to the T position
Box Office Box Office has low counter and loop system
Assistance animal Assistance dogs are welcome and can be looked after by venue staff

Safety & Security

Make sure you arrive at venues in plenty of time as latecomers may not be admitted.

Your safety and security at International Festival events is of the upmost importance to us. Please note that bags may be subject to security searches and you should not bring bags larger than 30cm x 30cm x 15cm to our venues. If you spot anything suspicious during your visit to the International Festival, please do let a member of the team know. Thank you for your understanding and co-operation.

Further information

Telephone +44(0)131 473 2056