Kids always go free at the Royal Highland Show

One of most fun ways to kickstart summer – and best of all, kids go absolutely free with paying adults

The Royal Highland Show is packed with kid-friendly fun for all ages – here are some of the highlights.

Ian Georgeson

Hide & Sheep at the show

Follow the trail and find the clues hiding around the Royal Highland Show this year with a chance to win a HUGE cuddly sheep. The trail starts at the RHS merchandise stand, download the RHS app for more details.

Make a beeline for the Honey Marquee

Things are certainly buzzing at the Royal Highland Show this year; learn why the bee is more friend than foe, and the vital part it plays in Scotland’s ecology – you might event get to taste the honey!

Countryside Cottage

Take inspiration on how weans can create their own garden for wildlife, make seed bombs, discover seasonal food or even work with traditional tools like slate and soap making. Good clean fun!


Explore and more

Over at the RHET Discovery Centre there’s plenty to keep kids entertained – try breadmaking, milking or seed-planting, and much more. Drop in or book a slot at the free events on every day.


And as if all the farming fun isn’t enough, there’s plenty going on in the Kidzone in the Countryside Area, including circus skills, Brazilian martial arts, juggling, and parkour – as well as mini ride-on tractors!

And end the day with a party …

Who doesn’t love a Royal Highland Hoolie – kids tickets are now on sale along with the adult ones for both the Friday and Saturday events, making your RHS 2024 trip one to remember. Featuring some of Scotland and Ireland’s best country acts, join hands and jig, reel and cheer with your family for an evening of toe tapping fun.

Supported by the Royal Bank of Scotland, the 2024 Royal Highland Show will take place across four days at the Royal Highland Centre, Ingliston, Edinburgh, from June 20-23, promising an unforgettable experience for attendees of all ages. For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit