Factory tour

Hear, see and feel history come to life.

Book a FREE tour

Immerse yourself in our symbol of remembrance. Explore the evolution of the poppy, meet its makers and understand the life-changing support it still provides to this day.

From Spring 2022 we will warmly welcome back visitors on factory tours to learn all about our work and the importance of remembrance.

Lady Haig’s Poppy Factory is located in Edinburgh and is open all year round to individuals, groups and schools. Although our bookings calendar hasn't opened yet, register your interest in this unique experience and we will keep you updated.


Get to know the veterans who hand make all of our poppies in the same way they did nearly 100 years ago. They each have an unforgettable personal story and treasured place in the life of every poppy.
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See our 90-year-old petal cutter that makes 14,000 silk poppies a day in action as well the other ways that our poppies, wreaths and poppy products are made.


Hear the unique history of the factory, Lady Haig and how her pioneering spirit helped make the Poppy the national symbol of Remembrance.


In the 1930s, Lady Haig’s Poppy Factory made teddy bears, rocking horses and dolls houses to boost sales. Uncover more surprising facts on the tour.

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Meet Bud

Bud is our micro-museum that travels across Scotland sharing stories of reflection and hope.

So, if you're too far to visit the Edinburgh factory, you can always book a visit from Bud. 

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