John McIntyre Conference Centre

The John McIntyre Conference Centre

Lean Agile Scotland returns to the John McIntyre Conference Centre in Edinburgh, Scotland’s capital city.

Conveniently located for all major transport links, the Centre also offers state-of-the-art technical capabilities for our participants, who can take five on the open-air terrace overlooking Arthur's Seat.

Participants enjoy excellent catering thanks to the centre’s Good Food For All local supply policy, promoting the finest in Scottish food and drink. Accommodation is available on site making the visit to the event and the city easy, convenient and enjoyable. 


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NB:  for anyone who has been before: Masson house has rebranded as the Scholar and is now open with newly refurbished restaurant, bar and reception. The Salisbury Green Mansion house has been rebranded as the Scott but is currently under refurbishment. It is expected to reopen on 31st July.


By air

John McIntyre Conference Centre is about 8 miles from Edinburgh International Airport. You can take a taxi directly to the venue or an airlink bus service to Waverley Bridge and change to bus or taxi from there.

By rail

John McIntyre Conference Centre is 2 miles from Edinburgh Waverley, Edinburgh's main station. A taxi or bus will take around 10-20 minutes.

By bus

From the shop side of Princes Street; take a bus to the Royal Commonwealth Pool on Dalkeith Road, John McIntyre Conference Centre is a short walk down Holyrood Park Road from the stop.

By tram

John McIntyre Conference Centre is about 2 miles from St Andrew's Square, the main Tram terminus. There are regular tram services to and from Edinburgh International Airport. Once you arrive in the city, please follow the bus or taxi instructions above to get to John McIntyre Conference Centre.

By taxi

A taxi from St. Andrew Square Bus Station or Princess Street to John McIntyre Conference Centre will cost approximately £8 and take 5-10 minutes.

By car

If you're coming to Edinburgh from the South, take the A720; City of Edinburgh Bypass, then take the A7 Old Dalkeith Road exit at the Sheriffhall Roundabout going towards the City Centre. Continue straight for approximately 3 miles. Just past the Royal Commonwealth Pool at the lights, turn right onto Holyrood Park Road. John McIntyre Conference Centre is the second turning on the right.

There is limited on-site parking on a first-come first-served basis.

About Edinburgh

Edinburgh, Scotland’s capital, boasts a rich and intriguing history that effortlessly combines with the more modern aspects of the city to create an atmosphere that welcomes and invites visitors.

With a wonderful mix of historic and modern architecture, cobbled streets, old closes and wide avenues you can experience the depth of history simply walking through the city.

Find out more at Visit Scotland.


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