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Goldenacre Sports Ground

Goldenacre Sports Ground
Turnstiles and grandstand adjacent to the rugby pitch
LocationGoldenacre Inverleith Row, Edinburgh
OwnerGeorge Heriot's Trust
End names
First T20I20 July 2023:
 Ireland v  Italy
Last T20I28 July 2023:
 Denmark v  Jersey
As of 28 July 2023
Source: ESPNcricinfo

The Goldenacre Sports Ground is located in the Goldenacre area of Edinburgh, Scotland. It is owned by the George Heriot's School. Several sports are played here including cricket, association football, tennis, and rugby. It is also the home ground of Heriot's Rugby Club and Heriot's Cricket Club.

The cricket pitch hosted seven matches (two of which are warm ups) for the 2015 ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier.[1]

In the film Chariots of Fire, the Scotland v France International Athletics competition scene was shot at Goldenacre.[2][3]


  1. ^ "Goldenacre". ESPNCricinfo. Retrieved 17 June 2015.
  2. ^ "Chariots of Fire". Movie Locations.
  3. ^ "Chariots of Fire". Movie Location Hunter.

55°58′9″N 3°12′17″W / 55.96917°N 3.20472°W / 55.96917; -3.20472

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