Those looking for meetings rooms in Edinburgh will find the city has some fantastic, unique venues, but outside of office hours the Scottish capital has plenty of wonderful cultural sites to explore. If you’re hosting a private meeting in this most beautiful and historic of cities, here are just three highlights you and the other attendees might like to enjoy once proceedings have been wrapped up.
Three Tourist Highlights if You Have Chosen Edinburgh for Your Meeting
No visit to Edinburgh would be complete without a visit to its iconic castle. Standing atop its great rock, the castle dominates the city’s skyline and is an imposing building to look at. Some of the best parts to explore during your visit include the dazzling Great Hall and the Royal Palace, exquisitely decorated and once the height of luxury living.
The Castle is situated just a stone’s throw away from the incredible Edinburgh International Conference Centre (EICC), one of our most exclusive venues. With spacious meeting rooms, fast wifi, the best technology and catering all available, you’ll find expert venue staff can take care of everything and leave you free to spend more time exploring the nearby Castle and its grounds.
Home to the UK’s only giant pandas, Edinburgh Zoo is one of the city’s top tourist destinations and attracts people not only from Britain but around the world. As well as the iconic pandas there are all the other major species you would expect to find, from big cats down to tiny lizards, rhinos down to otters. For those with even a passing interest in the natural world, Edinburgh Zoo is a fantastic place to get up close and personal with some of the most incredible animals on the planet.
One of our more unusual venues, Edinburgh Zoo also has the added benefit of offering high-quality meeting rooms on-site in the Mansion House. If you’re looking to combine your private meeting in Edinburgh with a little leisure time, these elegantly furnished meeting rooms with all mod-cons are the best choice. With half day delegate rates starting at £25.00 and room for up to 250 attendees, you’ll find this the ideal venue for both business and pleasure.
The Royal Mile
A walk along Edinburgh’s famous Royal Mile is one experience no visitor to the city should miss. With various points of interest on, off and immediately around this bustling street, you’ll find plenty of chances to take in some culture, enjoy some retail therapy or find somewhere fantastic for a sit-down meal or a cheeky post-meeting pint.
If the buzz of Edinburgh is not enough for you, a visit to the second city of Glasgow is well worth considering. The Scottish Event Campus (SEC) is ideally located close to the centre of Glasgow, and is one of the best of the handpicked venues we have in Scotland. With a wide range of flexible spaces to convene your meeting, the SEC has free onsite parking and is under six miles from Glasgow International Airport, making it the ideal destination if you have keynote speakers and delegates coming in from further afield.
If you’re heading north of the border to host your next meeting in Edinburgh, Lime Venue Portfolio can offer you the very best in private venues. Our expert teams of event organisers can ensure all your requirements are met and leave you with enough free time to explore the city at your leisure. For more information on these or any of our other bespoke venues, simply get in touch today.