Surgeons Quarter, Nicolson Street
Edinburgh, EH8 9DW
PebbleBash 2024 will be hosted at Surgeons Quarter, part of The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh – an internationally respected institution with a thriving global network of 25,000 medical professionals.Opened in the 1830’s and spread over several rooms, you will experience a venue steeped in history with grand spaces including Playfair Hall, where the evening dinner will be served, and parts of the conference will take place. Only a 10-minute walk from Edinburgh Castle, the venue is surrounded by centuries-old architecture and narrow alleys, offering an unforgettable experience within the heart of an historic city.
Edinburgh Waverley Station is 10 minutes’ walk from Surgeons Quarter. Exit Waverley via Market Street.
Take a right and then 1st left onto Cockburn Street and follow the road/hill until the top. Take a left of the top of Cockburn Street onto The Royal Mile. At the 1st set of lights, take a right onto South Bridge and continue along this route until the College is on your left on Nicolson Street, opposite the Festival Theatre. Once in the front gates, please follow the relevant signage for your event. A taxi rank is located just outside the station.
Surgeons Quarter can be accessed via many roads. If using a sat nav, please use postcode EH8 9DW.
There is no private parking at Surgeons Quarter however there are metered parking spaces on Roxburgh Place, Richmond Place, and Chambers Street (which are free after 6.30pm). There is also parking in Nicolson Square beside the Clydesdale Bank for approximately £7 per day.
The Airlink bus service departs from just outside the domestic arrivals terminal and the journey to the city centre takes just 30 minutes. Buses leave approximately every 10 minutes. The final destination is Waverley Bridge.
Alternatively, the Edinburgh Trams also depart from the airport to the city centre and the journey takes approximately 35 minutes. Trams depart approximately every 10 minutes.
There are seven park and rides operating in and around Edinburgh – Ingliston, Hermiston, Straiton, Sheriffhall, Newcraighall, Wallyford and Ferrytoll.
All PebbleBash attendees are responsible for booking their accomodation during the event.
Surgeons Quarter is located within the vicinity of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, just a brief 10-minute stroll from both Princes Street and Edinburgh Castle. Its incredibly central location boasts a variety of hotels and guest houses in close proximity. To streamline your options, we’ve suggested three hotels, each situated within a convenient 5-minute walk from the PebbleBash venue.
Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh
Royal Mile, 300 Cowgate,
EH1 1NA, Edinburgh
0.3km from the venue
Hotel Du Vin Edinburgh
11 Bristo Place, EH1 1EZ,
0.4km from the venue
Travelodge Plus Edinburgh Central
33 St Marys Street,
EH1 1TA, Edinburgh
0.4km from the venue