Accommodation and access

Courtyard by Marriott, Edinburgh West

We have held 30 rooms at the Marriott hotel on the Heriot Watt campus

Marriott hotel booking

The beautiful city of Edinburgh offers a wide range of accommodation to meet all budgets. For those who do not wish to stay on site there is alternative accommodation

To get to the Edinburgh Conference Centre

By bus:

Lothian Buses offers local bus services 25, X25, 34, 45, 63 and N25/N34 (night bus)  out to Heriot-Watt University campus. The Edinburgh Conference Centre shares its entrance with the main reception of Heriot-Watt University, which will be in front of you.

By car from Princes Street:

Come out by the west end of Princes Street on to Shandwick Place. Take a left into Dalry Road. Follow Dalry Road to the end, then take a right on to Gorgie Road (the A71). Follow the A71 until you come to Calder Junction. Go straight across the roundabout and continue down the A71. At the next roundabout take the first exit. Follow this road and take the second exit on to Riccarton Mains Road. At the following roundabout take the third exit on to The Avenue; follow The Avenue until the end. The Edinburgh Conference Centre shares its entrance with the main reception of Heriot-Watt University, which will be in front of you. It should take about 25 minutes.

From the airport:

Take Eastfield Road out of the airport and then left onto Glasgow Road. Follow Glasgow Road (the A8). Follow Glasgow Road for about a mile then take a right on to Gogar Station Road. Drive for another mile and a half and take the second exit at the roundabout on to Riccarton Mains Road; then take the third exit at the next roundabout on to The Avenue and follow it until it ends. The Edinburgh Conference Centre shares its entrance with the main reception of Heriot-Watt University, which will be in front of you. It should take about 10 minutes.

Childcare, childminders, and activities

Breastfeeding facilities: The Conference venue is equipped with facilities for breastfeeding, expressing and storage of milk. More breastfeeding options outside the campus can be found online, e.g., feed-finder, speedytot, and mamava.
Childcare and school information

On-campus cafes:

Catering facilities are available within walking distance of the conference venue:
Catering at Edinburgh Campus

In addition, you can find a number of family-friendly restaurants around the city:

Family restaurants in Edinburgh

Contacts

If you would like to contact the conveners together, you are able to do so by emailing bsrg2018@hw.ac.uk.

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