A beautiful & historic venue near to Edinburgh city centre
The stunning Drawing Room has a beautiful fresco ceiling
Choose from a number of superb meeting rooms
Private guided tours of the Abbey can be arranged
Superb meeting rooms with the benefit of natural light
125 acres of parkland & we offer team building activities

Newbattle Abbey College, Edinburgh

This unique, historic building just a short distance from Edinburgh city centre is the perfect venue for meetings or conferences seating up to 120 theatre style, and private dinners for up to 88. The estate grounds can be used for a wide range of team building activities, including bushcraft, falconry or Highland Games.

Originally a medieval Cistercian monastery, Newbattle Abbey has a 900-year history of welcoming royalty and privileged guests. Located on the banks of the River Esk, it offers 125 acres of peaceful parkland seclusion.

  • Six historic meetings rooms to choose from
  • 35 campus bedrooms all with private bathrooms
  • An atmospheric Crypt with vaulted ceilings
  • A beautiful, private Chapel
  • Private guided tours of the Abbey available on request
  • Up to 100 free car parking spaces
  • Free WiFi throughout

Unique venue
Our six magnificent meeting rooms, all with views of the surrounding grounds, showcase the finest craftsmanship. The grand Drawing Room's ornate fresco ceiling is a breath-taking example of the work of Edinburgh architect, Thomas Bonnar. Lined with original artworks, the Mezzanine is an inspiring setting for drinks receptions, and can be combined with several other rooms for larger numbers.

Fascinating history
Scotland's future was shaped at the Abbey when the Declaration of Abroath was drafted here. Every room holds a story: the font in the Chapel believed to have been used to baptise Mary Queen of Scots; the secret staircase; and the vaulted Crypt. Private guided tours can be arranged for your guests.

Beautiful location
A flexible location for filming, Newbattle Abbey has welcomed a number of film crews. Extensive free coach and car parking is available on site.

Call Us On: 0131 663 1921

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