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Restore warmth to your historical home by Home Energy Scotland


  Across Scotland we have a wide range of housing types, styles and properties built in different periods. Many of us live in historical homes that are built before 1919 such as Victorian tenements or Georgian Town Houses, some of these are listed buildings or are in conservation areas which have stricter planning regulations.  Edinburgh […]



Join us for our Royal Scots Club Wedding Fair


Choosing from the many wedding venues Scotland has to offer can be difficult. There are hundreds of options open to you but we believe that our club is one of the finest options for an atmospheric, memorable and perfectly catered wedding day. Not only that we benefit from being based centrally in the heart of […]

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Art in Edinburgh: Key exhibitions to see this Autumn/Winter


Edinburgh has a lot to offer to visitors when it comes to art. Here are some of the key exhibitions that you may want to pencil into your diary. The David Michie Gift Held at the Royal Scottish Academy (RSA), this series of exhibitions celebrates the work of David Michie. The RSA has been linked […]



Tips for choosing your wedding venue


The thought of deciding which wedding venue to choose can be daunting! Obviously The Royal Scots Club is our venue of choice, but here is a check list to bear in mind when making that all important decision. 1. Agree a budget This will determine the guest numbers you’re inviting and the venues available to you. […]

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Musings with a Member


The Club is made up of an extraordinarily diverse group of people due to its open membership policy. Over the next few months we hope to share some of their stories. This month, we had a chat with Lt Cdr Dairmid Gunn OBE RN Rtd who joined the Club in 2002. Dairmid started on a […]



Edinburgh Wedding Accommodation


The perfect venue for your wedding can be made even better if you have the option of accommodation too. Edinburgh is a hugely popular choice for couples looking to wed, both locally and from further afield. Even local couples like the luxury and indulgence of Edinburgh wedding accommodation for their special night and whether or […]



Enjoy Edinburgh’s Festival of Dreams 2016


A celebration of stories, narration and the historic art of storytelling is back in Edinburgh in 2016. The Scottish International Storytelling Festival is a 10-day extravaganza which brings live storytelling, oral traditions and artists from around the world. The Festival is organised for 21st to 31st October and brings together international orators, expressive storytellers and musicians. The Scottish […]



Liaison Lunches


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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Five Romantic Date Ideas in Edinburgh

Whether you’re in a new couple or in the final stages of planning your wedding in Edinburgh, taking time out to explore and see the best of the city can breathe new life into a relationship. There are so many different things to do in Edinburgh and so many opportunities to enjoy a date night […]



Celebrate Oktoberfest in Edinburgh 2016


Oktoberfest is a famous German tradition but in Edinburgh we’ve been celebrating it for many years too. Our own Edinburgh Oktoberfest is taking place on 5th until 9th October and it is a chance to enjoy German culture, music and of course, the beer. A huge street party where you can enjoy food and music […]

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Scottish Wedding Traditions


If you choose to get married in Scotland, you may want to embrace the traditions of a Scottish wedding. Many Scottish weddings are more modern but if you want to go down the traditional route then here we are looking at a wide range of different traditions which have been part of Scottish ceremonies for […]



Edinburgh’s Top Whisky Bars


Visiting Edinburgh is not complete unless you sample some of Scotland’s national drink. As the capital of the nation, Edinburgh has plenty of places you can enjoy a quick dram. Almost every bar and pub you visit will have some whiskies for you to sample but here we’re looking at five places which ensure you […]

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Secret Edinburgh Attractions You Won’t Want to Miss


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 […]



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 […]



Our Reciprocal Clubs in Canada


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 […]



Mollie Hughes: Mountaineer & Motivational Speaker


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 […]