Category Archives: Royal Scots Club


Edinburgh Writers – Alexander McCall Smith

Alexander McCall Smith is one of Edinburgh’s greatest living writers and he has a fantastically vibrant and interesting background, much of which is present in his huge canon of work. He is most famous for the No 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series, which has sold over 20 million copies worldwide and also the Scotland Street Novels, set in Edinburgh. Continue reading

Edinburgh in Autumn

Edinburgh in September

Visiting Edinburgh after festival season is over doesn’t have to be a wash out, in fact it’s anything but. The city is alive with action, culture and things to do every month of the year and September is no different. There are musicians to see, shows to watch, exhibitions to enjoy and much much more to enjoy in Edinburgh this September. Continue reading


Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo

The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo is an important date in the Edinburgh events calendar, steeped in military history and celebrating the role and value of the military, from Edinburgh and far beyond. Not surprisingly it is of special importance to us at the Royal Scots Club. It brings in performers from over 48 countries with many tourists coming to Edinburgh primarily to see it. It is televised in 40 countries around the world, it offers something different and is a truly iconic piece of Edinburgh’s modern history. Continue reading

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A room at The Royal Scots Club

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


The Botanics

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


Waterloo 200th Anniversary Dinner

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


Edinburgh Writers – Arthur Conan Doyle

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