5. Pittodrie – Aberdeen
Pittodrie is the fourth largest stadium in the SPFL and the largest stadium in Scotland outside the Central Belt. It has a seating capacity of around 22k. It has been the home ground of Aberdeen since they were formed in 1903.
Pittodrie has been the location of a number of firsts in the field of stadium design, including the invention of the dugout. In 1978, it became one of the first all-seater stadia in the United Kingdom.
4. Easter Road – Hibernian
Easter road is the fifth largest stadium in Scotland and has a capacity over 20k. The venue has also been used to stage international matches, Scottish League Cup semi-finals and was briefly the home ground of the Edinburgh professional rugby union team.
The ground has improved dramatically with the whole ground being re-built over the last two decades. The latest addition is the new East Stand which was opened in August 2010. This 6,500 capacity all seated stand, is single tiered and is quite steep, keeping fans close to the playing action.
3. Tynecastle – Hearts
Tynecastle Park is the home of the Heart of Midlothian football club. It has also hosted Scotland international matches, and been used as a neutral venue for Scottish Cup and Scottish League Cup semi-finals.
Tynecastle has a seating capacity of 20,099, which makes it the sixth-largest football stadium in Scotland. Hearts have played at the present site of Tynecastle since 1886.
With the opening of the new Main Stand on one side of the pitch, Tynecastle Stadium has been completely re-developed since the 1990’s. Opened in November 2017 the Main Stand is an impressive size, with a capacity of over 7,000 seats.