About Edinburgh

Edinburgh, Scotland’s capital city, seamlessly blends old and new and provides delegates with a very accessible destination.

From the historic Royal Mile, Edinburgh Castle and Palace of Holyroodhouse (the Queen’s official residence in Scotland) to the bustling Festivals, city attractions, boutique shops and restaurants located throughout the city and beyond. Edinburgh truly has something to offer even the most discerning of visitors. The city is renowned for inspiration and innovation. For centuries it has nurtured some of the greatest minds in medicine, philosophy, economics, finance, literature, law, engineering and architecture.

No matter where the delegates come from, Edinburgh is easily accessible. The international airport, Scotland’s busiest, serves over 120 destinations worldwide. Rail links run all over the UK, with more than 20 daily trains running between Edinburgh and London taking just over four hours. Edinburgh is also easily accessed by car from Scotland’s motorway network.

Transport in the city itself is simple: buses, trams and taxis are in plentiful supply. Once in the city centre the majority of attractions, hotels and venues can be reached on foot in under 15 minutes.