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.
Our home in the heart of Edinburgh’s New Town, may sound, when written down, like we’re based in a modern industrial business park environment but it couldn’t be further from the truth. As much a part as Edinburgh City Centre as any other, Edinburgh’s New Town is only new by comparison, it was in fact built and developed in the 18th and 19th centuries. This is why buildings such as ours fit in beautifully with the surroundings and give visitors a taste of elegant architecture and some sterling examples of urban town planning at its finest.
What’s on this Christmas in Edinburgh?
Christmas in Edinburgh is a fun and enjoyable experience that everyone should try at least once. Voted one of CNN’s Best Cities for a Winter holiday, there’s a lot to love about Edinburgh in the colder months. Our cobbled streets taken on extra character and the castle looms ominously over the city, even more breath-taking in Winter.
Edinburgh is a magical backdrop for enjoying your Christmas shopping, nights out and a whole array of winter events. Princes Street Gardens become a winter wonderland, complete with fun ice skating rink, Ferris wheel and of course a ginormous festive Christmas tree.