Venue Information and Access

There are steps to access Reception, the Memorial Hall and Café.  Due to the nature of campus buildings some courses and workshops will have restricted access.

A stair climber is available for wheelchair users to access the Memorial Hall via the front entrance to the main building – please note this is not suitable for electric wheelchairs. A stair lift is also available and is accessed via Reception to the left to the main building. A ramp can be in place to access reception and the Café with advanced notice. Please advise the Box Office when booking if you require a wheelchair space at one of our concerts and/or if you require a ramp to access Reception or the Café.

The Theatre is fully accessible. Accessible toilets are located by the Café and accessed via Reception to the left of the main building – please note there are steps to access Reception (see above for further information). Accessible toilets are also available in the adjacent Mappa Mundi and Robertson buildings. Both buildings are locked at the close of the Harpmakers’ Exhibition each day at 5:30/6:00pm. If you require access after this time, please speak to a member of our stewarding team.

For more details or assistance accessing other areas of the campus, please contact us in advance of the Festival on +44 (0) 131 554 0212 or on +44 (0) 7794 792951 during the festival.

Accessible accommodation is available on campus – please see accommodation at Merchiston for booking details.

For information on how to get to Merchiston, parking and more – click here