Planning Your Visit

Getting Here


  • The Eastgate is located directly opposite Peebles Bus Station (at the post office) and can be accessed from Venlaw Road. A number of bus services run directly to the Eastgate. The main one being the Border Buses X62 running from Melrose via Galashiels, and Penicuik through to Edinburgh check out the timetable on the Border Buses website.


  • If you are travelling by car, you approach Peebles on the A72 from Biggar and Galashiels, or the A703 from Edinburgh.


  • There is a large car park on Edinburgh Road (A703) a couple of minutes walk from the theatre. It has dedicated disabled spaces and parking is free except on Saturdays when there is a small charge via RingGo – 12662.
  • There are also 3 Electric Car charging points.


We intend that everyone visiting the Eastgate has a happy and enjoyable experience. There are a number of facilities in place to ensure that disabled customers and performers have easy access and good support while they are at the theatre.
These include:

  • Easy one-level access to café bar, studio and toilets on the ground floor
  • Passenger lift to auditorium on first floor
  • Six spaces for wheelchairs in the auditorium
  • Performers’ toilet and shower with wheelchair access
  • Assist dogs are welcome
  • Visitors with wheelchairs or push chairs can access the Eastgate by using the ramped entrance to the front of the building
  • There is a push pad to open the front door