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The VI Commonwealth Veterans Fencing Championships,
5, 6 & 7 August 2005, Edinburgh, Scotland

The VIth Individual and Team Championships will be held in Edinburgh, the Capital City of Scotland, over 3 days, commencing on Friday the 5th through to Sunday the 7th August 2005. Click here for competition details,rules and times.


We invite you to visit our beautiful capital ‘ The Athens of the North’.

Famous for its International and Fringe Festival, and Edinburgh Castle together with shopping in Princes Street make a holiday of your trip and stay on to take in this magnificent spectacle which runs from the 7th till the 29th August, or do a bit of touring around our scenic country.

The venue for the Championships is the well-appointed Westwood’s Sports Centre in the grounds of the world-renowned Fettes College near the heart of the city.


A good cross section of Hotels and Guest Houses and the city centre are all within easy reach of the venue. Public transport is excellent.

Edinburgh International Airport is approx. 20 mins. from the city centre by taxi, with a regular direct bus link also available. A new passenger rail link from the air terminal to the city should also be in operation by Aug 05. The main railway station is Edinburgh Waverley (Select this after clicking the link) in the city centre.

This is initial information to enable you to plan ahead.

Programme details, Entry Forms, Hotel info, Tourist & Visitor links will be added to the site in due course.

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