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Secret Edinburgh Attractions You Won’t Want to Miss

25/08/2016

Edinburgh is full of recognised landmarks, famous venues and fantastic sights to see. Your visit is bound to include stops at many of these top attractions but you also won’t want to miss some of the more secret, hidden and underground things to see. Here we’re looking at just five of Edinburgh’s lesser known attractions […]

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How To Survive The University Drop Off

With the start of the university term fast approaching we are sure you will be apprehensive as you get ready to pack your offspring up and send them off for their next big adventure.  To ensure you avoid the tears and tantrums (yours not theirs) read our top tips below.   Get organised – Remember when […]

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Our Reciprocal Clubs in Canada

11/08/2016

The Royal Scots Club is pleased to offer our members access to wonderful facilities around the world, and the same is provided to members of other clubs. Our reciprocal clubs in Australia were discussed a few weeks ago and today we’re looking at our partners in Canada. Here are just four of the clubs in […]

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Mollie Hughes: Mountaineer & Motivational Speaker

10/08/2016

With just over a month to go until our very first Liaison Lunch, we caught up with our speaker, Mollie Hughes, the amazing young women who became one of the youngest British climbers to summit Mount Everest at the young age of 21.   What got you started in mountaineering? When I was 17 I […]

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Liaison Lunches

02/08/2016

Ladies Business & Inspirational Liaison Lunches Join us for lunch and enjoy listening to a series of inspirational speakers on a range of topical subjects. Only £20 per person per date which includes a welcome drink & lunch. Thursday 15th September 2016 Mollie Hughes, mountaineer & motivational speaker           Thursday 10th November […]

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Brigadier David Allfrey: The Man Behind the Tattoo

29/07/2016

Ahead of the Tattoo, we caught up with Brigadier David Allfrey, Chief Executive and Producer of the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo. Thanks for your time David, you must be very busy just now! What were you doing before? I retired from the Army in 2011 specifically to take up the appointment of Producer and Chief […]

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Edinburgh Art Festival 2016

30/06/2016

Edinburgh Art Festival is back for 2016 and it is bringing with it some truly stunning pieces of art which have been curated and commissioned solely for the festival. This year’s Art Festival is taking place from 28th July until 28th August and it is known as the UK’s largest annual celebration of visual arts. […]

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Edinburgh’s Top Picnic Spots

Visiting Edinburgh in the summer months and even the milder days of Autumn makes a wonderful break and it is often perfect picnic weather. If you are looking for the perfect picnic spot in Edinburgh, then you aren’t short of great locations to choose from. Whether you are looking for somewhere for all the family […]

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THE ROYAL SCOTS AT THE SOMME

29/06/2016

THE BATTLE OF THE SOMME By the summer of 1916 the British Army in France had grown to some fifty-eight divisions, in all some 1.5 million men. Haig, who had taken over as Commander-in-Chief from Sir John French in December 1915, now had the manpower that he had lacked earlier and, at 7.30 am on […]

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Edinburgh Writers: Ian Rankin

23/06/2016

2017 marks the thirtieth anniversary of the publication of the first Inspector John Rebus novel. Rebus is renowned as one of the most popular characters in modern crime fiction. The man behind the Rebus novels, Ian Rankin, was born in 1960 in Fife but is recognised for his role on the Edinburgh literature scene. After […]

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Edinburgh’s Writers: Robert Louis Stevenson

20/06/2016

Recognised as a literary celebrity both in his own time and perennially, Robert Louis Stevenson didn’t stick around in Edinburgh for long, but it was still the place of his birth. He ranks in the world’s top most translated authors and is famous for his inventive, original style of prose which resonates with the reader. […]

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Summer Weddings at the Royal Scots Club

13/06/2016

We love the summer wedding season as it’s an opportunity to see so many happy couples enjoying their special day with us. The Royal Scots Club makes the perfect summer wedding venue and we are pleased to offer our facilities to a wide range of different people every single year. We have private rooms to […]