Merchiston Campus, Edinburgh Napier University, UK
Address: 10 Colinton Road, Edinburgh, UK
Built around the historic 16th-century
birthplace and home of our very own John
Napier, Merchiston campus is home to our
creative, computing and engineering
students. Situated in the buzzing
neighbourhood of Bruntsfield, independent
cafes, restaurants and shops are just around
Note: The organizing committee will not
provide accommodation for the delegates.
Our Merchiston campus is well-served by
public transport to and from the centre of
the city. In addition, there are numerous
cycle paths in the area and bike storage
facilities on site.
Lothian Buses services from the city
centre stop close to the campus:
- Service 45 from the city centre stops at bus stop "Napier University
(SW)" opposite the campus.
Services 11, 15, 16, 23, 36 and 45 from the
city centre stop at bus stop "Holy Corner
(S)" on nearby Bruntsfield Place.
Service 5 from the city centre stops at bus
stop "Churchill (S)" on nearby Morningside
Edinburgh boasts a very efficient network of
environmentally friendly buses that will
take you all across the city and out to the
suburbs. All our campuses are served by
Lothian Buses offers for a flat-rate fare
throughout the city, making getting to
university cheap and easy. What's more,
full-time students are also eligible for a
Student Ridacard offering discounted travel.
While there is no direct bus service from
Edinburgh Airport to the campus, you can
easily take Service 100 from the airport
(Stance D) to "Shandwick Place", walk one
minute to "Queensferry" (Stop QB), and take
Service 36 to "Holy Corner". Merchiston
campus is just a five minute walk along
Colinton Road and Merchiston Avenue.
Transport for Edinburgh app is
available free for smartphones and offers
live bus information and electronic
Edinburgh Waverley and Haymarket are
situated in the city centre. From Edinburgh
Waverley, take a Lothian Buses 10, 11, 15,
16 or 23 from Princes Street; from
Haymarket, there are no direct bus services
to the campus but Lothian Buses 12, 26 and
31 will easily connect you to services 10,
11, 15, 16 or 23 at Lothian Road.
Timetables and further information on rail
services can be found through
National Rail Enquires.
Edinburgh is home to an expanding network of
cycle paths and covered and secure bike
storage as well as shower facilities are
available at the campus. The
City of Edinburgh Council
publishes useful information on planning
cycle routes within the city.
The campus is situated in a residential area
to the south-west of the city. Please note
that on-campus parking is strictly by permit
only, with limited on-street parking
available in the surrounding area.
With over sixty galleries, six major
performing art theatres and a host of
wide-ranging visitor attractions, there
really is something for everyone in this
vibrant and culturally-diverse city. Art,
music, architecture, theatre, history,
crafts… all aspects of cultural life are
The Old and New Towns of Edinburgh are
designated as UNESCO World Heritage sites.
Visitors can take an informative guided bus
tour around the city or, if time allows,
enjoy exploring it on foot, discovering the
winding alleyways of the medieval city and
the spacious crescents and terraces of the
Georgian New Town.
Edinburgh Art Festival
Edinburgh Art Festival is the platform for
the visual arts at the heart of Edinburgh’s
August festivals, bringing together the
capital’s leading galleries, museums and
artist-run spaces in a city-wide celebration
of the very best in visual art. Each year,
the festival features leading international
and UK artists alongside the best emerging
talent, major survey exhibitions of historic
figures, and a special programme of newly
commissioned artworks that respond to public
and historic sites in the city. The vast
majority of the festival is free to attend.
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Edinburgh's museums, galleries and
attractions tell the fascinating story of
the past, present and future of the city and
Your trip to Edinburgh isn’t
complete until you pay a visit to
the most iconic landmark, Edinburgh
Castle, the Guardian of Scotland.
The Royal Mile is the city’s most
famous street, running through the
centre of the Old Town from
Edinburgh Castle to Holyrood Palace.
The Palace of Holyroodhouse is one
of the The Royal Family’s Official
Residences in Scotland, where you
can see many beautiful royal rooms.
St Giles Cathedral
The impressive High Kirk of
Edinburgh is a beautiful church
building on the Royal Mile, which
has played a key role in the
religious history of Scotland.
Calton Hill is an easy climb where
you can see some of the best views
of Edinburgh, discover the monuments
built there, or just relax for a
National Museum of Scotland
Take a journey through Scotland’s
history in the National Museum of
Scotland. The biggest and most
diverse museum in Edinburgh.
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