Park, garden, beach, non-sporting arena or grandstand.

The Mound precinct is a public space by the National Galleries on Princes Street that is frequently used by buskers, street performers and for other outdoor events. In August, the free entertainment site is branded the Virgin Money Fringe on the Mound. The area also is referred to by locals simply as "The Galleries".

George Heriot's School sports ground at Goldenacre in the north of Edinburgh.

Inveresk Lodge Garden is a National Trust for Scotland walled garden on a hillside, in the small village of Inveresk.

Situated beneath Edinburgh castle and just down from the High Street, the historic Grassmarket area is a popular public space for festival performance, public markets and such like.

A good-sized green space owned by the city of Edinburgh since 1920. The public park has two play areas, allotments, community forestry, and football pitch.

A temporary ice rink that was installed in East Princes Street Garden during Edinburgh's festive season.

The Old Street Lighting Depot that has been cleaned up and taken over by the Hidden Door arts festival.

Levenhall Links is a coastal, industrial, and recreational area at Musselburgh, near Musselburgh Racecourse, Morrison's Haven and Prestongrange Industrial Heritage Museum.

Visitor centre run by the Water of Leith Conservation Trust.

One of the chief attractions of Portobello, to the East of Edinburgh City Centre, is the sea and a wide sandy beach - with a long, classic Victorian promenade and old-world waterfront that harks back