At The Royal Scots Club we are extremely proud to offer exceptional accommodation and service which puts our guests first. Right in the heart of Edinburgh, we like to be known far and wide for giving our guests an experience that makes them feel special. We have kept our beautiful luxurious interiors as close to their period design as possible with additional enhancements to ensure you have all the amenities you require. Continue reading
Known locally as simply “The Botanics”, the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh is an oasis of peace and tranquillity, only a few minutes from the heart of the bustling centre. It is just over a mile from the The Royal Scots Club, with 72 acres of stunning scenery, exceptionally tended gardens and a whole programme of events to be enjoyed. Continue reading
One of the most important battles in British history has an important anniversary this year. Here at The Royal Scots Club, we’ll be commemorating the Battle of Waterloo with a special dinner on 19th June – the night after the 200th anniversary of the famous battle which took place on 18 June 1815. A few tickets remain, so come and join us. Continue reading
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle left a legacy which changed modern literature and created characters who are as relevant in 2015 as they were when they were written in the late 19th century and early 20th century. The creator of Sherlock Holmes and many other memorable characters and tales. Continue reading
This year the Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival is packed with every kind of jazz you can imagine and other jazz-inspired music such as electronica and hip-hop too. From bebop to boogie-woogie and Dixieland to Soul, Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival sets the city alive from 17th until 26th July. Continue reading
Edinburgh is a fantastic place to stay if you want to enjoy a round or two of links golf. Beautifully designed courses and the picturesque landscape combine in a golfing experience to remember. We take a closer look at some of the leading golf courses across Edinburgh and the surrounding Lothians. Continue reading
Officially opened in May 2014, the Edinburgh tram system allows visitors and locals alike to get to and from Edinburgh Airport more smoothly than ever before – and it’s very handy for the Royal Scots Club as well. It is only 600 yards from the tram’s St Andrew Square stop to The Royal Scots Club’s front door on Abercromby Place – very much walking distance, even with suitcases! Continue reading
Or the Churches of Edinburgh, depending on how you look at these things.
With such a long and rich history, Edinburgh has many sights and sounds to engage with and this includes a large number of churches, displaying real feats of architectural design as well as graveyards which are the final resting place of many famous Scots. Below is a closer look at five of Edinburgh’s most renowned churches. Continue reading
Becoming a member of the Royal Scots Club is a fantastic decision and we welcome all new members warmly. All people aged over 18 are welcome. As well as joining as an individual member we also offer corporate membership which is a great choice for your business. You can download a Membership Form and read more about the great benefits of becoming a member of The Royal Scots Club. Continue reading
There be many contenders on the list for your Valentine’s Day romantic getaway this year but we reckon Edinburgh should be right up there with the rest. There are plenty of wonderful sights to see and more than that, plenty of opportunities for an intimate moment and some seriously special time with your significant other.
Here are some top ideas for what you could do on a romantic break to Edinburgh, whether it’s Valentine’s Day or not.