Festival Day – Ride Out

Saturday 29th July

8.15am Riders Mount at Balcarres Road
8.30am Ride moves off

Chief Marshall and Official Party will move off first and make their way to Pinkie House

9.00am The procession will move along the High Street, across Rennie Bridge, left in to Eskside West to Roman bridge where they will ford the esk at approx. 9.30am
9.30am The ride will turn left onto Mall Avenue to Dalrymple Loan and Inveresk Road.

The ride will enter the Grove via Wedderburnbrae towards Whitecraig via Cowpits

Leaving Whitecraig the ride will turn right towards Carberry Mains and Hillhead Farm

11am The ride will pass through Carberry Estate on the way back to Wallyford via Carberry Brae and Wallyford/Whitecraig link

The ride will proceed through Wallyford and turn left onto Wallyford Loan, Haddington Road towards Levenhall Roundabout to Balcarres Road via the rear section of the Racecourse at approx 12.30pm

The Ride will proceed towards New Street over the electric bridge (only open to horses NO VEHICLES)

12.45pm The ride will make its way along the Beach.

The flag lowering ceremony will take place at the Harbour immediately after

The full procession will leave the Harbour, up Harbour Road, Along North High Street, Bridge Street and along High Street to the Old Town Hall where the Honest Lad will return the flag.

The procession will make its way to Musselburgh Racecourse for the Festival Day celebrations which is FREE to all.

For a map showing the ride route please see our annual Festival Programme, available in shops for £3.