Useful Information

Address

Seminar Room 1, 2 & 3
Chrystal Macmillan Building, Groundfloor
15a George Square
Edinburgh University EH9 8LD

Google Maps

University Campus

Directions

There are several buses that have their stop near George Square. The closest ones are Forest Road and South Side (after Surgeons’ Hall on Nicolson St). Loathian Buses is the local bus company operating these stops. You can plan your journey here: http://lothianbuses.com/find-your-bus/journey-planner.html

A single ticket is £1.30, a day ticket costs £3.20.

From Waverley Train Station:

It is a 15 minutes walk, which can be quite enjoyable to get a glimpse of the Old Town city centre (if you do not mind cobblestones or tourists too much). Taxis are also always an option from Waverley. They would be around £5 for the trip to Chrystal Macmillan Building, George Sq.

If you prefer taking the bus:

Walk 3 minutes to bus stop Old Town at Carlton Highland Hotel, North Bridge

Take bus 37 (Lothian Buses)

Get off at South Side (after Surgeons’ Hall on Nicolson St)

Walk 7 minutes to George Square

Or:

Walk 3 minutes to bus stop Old Town, at Former GPO Building on North Bridge

Take bus 14 dir. Muirhouse or 33 dir. Baberton

Get off at South Side (after Surgeons’ Hall on Nicolson St)

Walk 7 minutes to George Square

The Friday evening event is held at the Wee Red Bar (http://www.weeredbar.co.uk/) , Edinburgh Art College, 74 Lauriston Place, EH3 9DF. The entrance is at the side of the building on Lady Lawson Street. The closest bus stops are Chalmers Hospital and Lauriston Buildings. Lothian Buses

Accommodation

Here are some tips where to look for places to stay in Edinburgh:

  • We have used this website www.holiday-rentals.co.uk for booking accommodation during conferences across Europe. Mostly private people rent out their flats.  It is worth checking out and fun to team up with other participants. Let us know if you are looking for a buddy!
  • There are loads of couchsurfing opportunities in Edinburgh as well. Check out http://www.couchsurfing.org/ to find potential hosts. It is a great way to meet local residents.
  • This website lists several hostels in all price ranges in Edinburgh: http://www.edinburghhostels.com/

Luggage storage

We will be able to store your luggage at a secure place during the event.


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