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Edinburgh, The Royal Highland Centre

Friday 13 and Saturday 14 September 2024
9am to 4pm

Come along to The Big Event, Edinburgh to see a range of vehicles available on the Motability Scheme. It's free to attend, with plenty of accessible parking and everyone's welcome.

Visiting The Big Event

Take a look below to see what's on offer at The Big Event, Edinburgh.

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    Over 70 cars, Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles (WAVs) and adaptations

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    The opportunity to test drive adapted and standard production cars including electric vehicles

  • Motability Scooter Hire

    Indoor scooter test drive area to try out different products in a safe space

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    Over 35 scooters and powered wheelchairs

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    Electric Vehicle Information Hub

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    Motability Scheme advisors on hand to answer your questions

What's on display

Check back soon to see who's exhibiting at The Big Event, Edinburgh. *

* These lists are subject to change.

Test drives

The Big Event offers a unique opportunity to test drive a wide range of vehicles, including standard production cars and vehicles fitted with popular driving adaptations. You can test drive both as a driver or passenger with a qualified driving instructor.

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Electric Vehicle Information Hub

Visit our EV Information Hub, designed to be your one-stop-shop for everything EV.

Come and meet our charging partner Ohme to get your questions answered, see charging demonstrations, and discover the latest EV app technology available.

Plan your day

We want to make sure that all visitors to The Big Event, Edinburgh have a fantastic day, that's why we do our best to make our events as accessible and inclusive as possible. Here is some information to help you plan your visit.

Getting to the Royal Highland Centre, Edinburgh

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By Car

The Royal Highland Centre sits off Glasgow Road (A8) between Newbridge roundabout and the A8/Airport roundabout, one of the main routes into the city. Access to the Royal Highland Centre is from A8/Airport roundabout on to Eastfield Road. From there signposts provide directions to the venue along Fairview Road onto Ingliston Road.

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By Train

Haymarket railway station is the nearest to the venue with excellent train links across the UK. There are regular bus services stopping outside Haymarket railway station and dropping off adjacent to the Royal Highland Centre. Taxis are plentiful outside the station and there is a transfer time of approximately 15-20 minutes to the venue.

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By Bus

For local buses from Edinburgh, please use bus routes 35 and the Airport Express (100). We recommend using the Airport Express as this will drop you in the most convenient location to access the Royal Highland Centre. For more information on times and routes, please call Lothian Buses on  0131 555 6363.

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