Community Gardens at REH

Royal Edinburgh Community Gardens are based in the groups of the Royal Edinburgh hospital. 

The gardens offer:

  • Gardening, growing and eating local food while building community and developing skills.
  • Walks, workshops, events, and a range of ‘hands on’ activities which encourage healthy eating and promote social inclusion.
  • Advice and support for those trying to improve their lives or the lives of others through the provision of good food and good health.

The gardens are NHS Lothian initiative with a mission to make opportunities for good food and healthy lifestyles available to the local communities. The gardens have a particular focus on welcoming people who are experiencing mental or physical health problems, disadvantage, isolation or poverty.

Service Categories


Intended Client Groups:

  • People Experiencing Mental Health Difficulties


This service is available to residents of all parts of Edinburgh

Applicants for this service should also meet this condition:

Please phone the service for more details.


Agency Referral

Occupational Therapist or other professional involved in your care

Contact Info. & Service Address

Royal Edinburgh Hospital
Morningside Terrace
EH10 5HF

Office Hours

Monday - Friday

Service Hours

-Monday - Friday 9:15am - 11:30am & 1:00pm - 3:00pm-

Service Contact

Tel: 0131 537 6711

Provider's Name: NHS Lothian

Type: NHS Lothian

NHS Lothian provides a comprehensive range of primary, community-based and acute hospital services for the second largest residential population in Scotland - circa 800,000 people.

Services run by this provider

Service Contact

Tel: 0131 537 6711

Office Hours

Monday – Friday

Service Hours

Monday – Friday 9:15am – 11:30am & 1:00pm – 3:00pm

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