Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh

Edinburgh, Midlothian

Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh

A unique curation of historic halls and state of the art conferencing facilities, The Royal College of Physicians has been educating since 1681 participating in the ‘Scottish Enlightenment’. Welcoming our first delegates on Queen Street in 1846, we’ve greeted royalty and members of state from across the globe. You’ll be in good company.

From exceptional conferences & meetings, prestigious dinners and glittering receptions we’ll help deliver an unforgettable event in our spectacular surroundings and central location.

Meeting technology is constantly changing and an increase in demand for Hybrid events hasn’t gone unnoticed. For over 10 years, our talented AV team regularly deliver hybrid content to numbers of up to 4,000 delegates worldwide.

As a registered charity, all of our work is enriched by our voluntary leadership, contributing to the expertise of our global community and healthcare professionals. For more than 300 years, the College has remained at the forefront of medical advancements, committed to supporting physicians worldwide and improving patient care. Choosing the College for your event will help us to continue that good work.

Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, 9 Queen Street, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH2 1JQ, United Kingdom

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Room Summary

Maximum Capacity of Largest Room 300
Minimum Capacity of Smallest Room 2
Number of Halls 2
Number of Meeting Room options 12
Number of Guest Room options




The Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh has a unique blend of modern and historic rooms providing the perfect surroundings for your conference, meeting or event close to all amenities. Part of the College dates back to the 1770s and was designed by Robert Adam.

The Victorian Great Hall and galleried New Library are wonderful settings for dinners and receptions, while our Georgian Cullen Suite is ideal for business dinners and meetings. The Physic garden provides an attractive outdoor area for small receptions.
The modern Conference Centre seats up to 300 people and is complemented by a key pad voting system and breakout rooms. It is surrounded by dedicated exhibition and refreshments areas. We have full video conferencing services which are provided in the Conference Centre and Seminar rooms.

To appreciate what we have to offer, please arrange a visit or look at our virtual tour on our website


The Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh is within minutes of all city centre amenities, yet provides a tranquil, beautiful location for your wedding. The Victorian Great Hall and galleried New Library provide a stunning setting for your wedding ceremony and reception and are licensed for civil and religious ceremonies. Our Georgian Cullen Suite and Physic Garden are delightful locations for photographs. We can accommodate up to 100 people for your ceremony and 150 for your reception. To appreciate what the College can offer, we recommend a visit.