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CALL Scotland
University of Edinburgh
Moray House
Paterson's Land
Holyrood Road
Edinburgh
EH8 8AQ

Getting to us from Edinburgh Airport

  • Taxi takes about 25 minutes and is approximately £20. Ask for Moray House in St. Johns Street, off Holyrood Road.;
  • Airport bus (Airlink 100) takes about 30 minutes and costs £4.50 single and £7.50 return drops you off at Waverley Bridge in the city centre;
  • Tram takes about 25 minutes and costs £5 single and £8 return. Get off outside the National Gallery of Scotland on Princes Street.

More information on travel options can be found on the Edinburgh Airport 'transport links' webpage.

Getting to us from Waverley Train Station

By taxi

  • Leave by the Market Street exit. (Wheelchair users can access this by lift).
  • There is a taxi rank at the Market Street exit;
  • Ask for Moray House in St. Johns Street, off Holyrood Road (taxi drivers will NOT know how to find CALL Scotland);
  • It will take about 5 minutes to get to Moray House.

Map of directions when taking taxi.

By foot

  • Leave by the Market Street exit. (Wheelchair users can access this by lift).
  • Turn left onto Market Street;
  • 50 feet down the road, cross and go up Jeffrey Street and follow it round;
  • Turn left onto the Royal Mile at the cross roads;
  • Approximately 150 metres down the road, look for an archway (St John's Pend) on the right hand side;
  • Turn right through the archway onto St John’s Street;
  • Walk half way down St John's Street;
  • Paterson’s Land is the large building on the left with the pointy roof and large window.

Map of directions when walking.

Getting to us by Car

From the West (M8, A702)

  • To avoid problems in town, from the M8, get on A720 City Bypass at Hermiston Gait roundabout (going 'East & South').
  • Travel along the Bypass for 15 miles to Sheriff Hall Roundabout.
  • then take exit A7 North exit, signposted City Centre to Cameron Toll Roundabout and follow round in ‘Old Town’ lane, under railway bridge, onto Dalkeith Road (A7).
  • Go along Dalkeith Road through various traffic lights, eventually after 2 miles, down a steep hill (The Pleasance).
  • turn right at the bottom onto Holyrood Road.

Map of directions by car from West (M8).

From the East and South (A7)

  • Join the A720 City Bypass and travel to the Sheriff Hall Roundabout.
  • then take exit A7 North exit, signposted City Centre to Cameron Toll Roundabout and follow round in ‘Old Town’ lane, under railway bridge, onto Dalkeith Road (A7).
  • Go along Dalkeith Road through various traffic lights, eventually after 2 miles, down a steep hill (The Pleasance).
  • turn right at the bottom onto Holyrood Road.

Map of directions by car from West (M8).

From the North (M90)

  • After crossing the Forth Road Bridge, travel along the A90 and take the second turn off for Queensferry Road (A90).
  • Travel along the A90 through the city until you reach a fork in the road at Farmer Autocare.
  • Take right hand road and travel along Hillhouse Road (A90) for a mile.
  • At the mini roundabout (after the Holiday Inn on your right), turn second right at mini roundabout up Belford Road.
  • Drive along Belford Road, along Belford Terrace and onto Palmerston Place.
  • Go straight along onto Torphichen Street to the far end, up the hill to right then left past the International Conference Centre.
  • Take middle lane through traffic lights onto Bread Street.
  • Go along WestPort, Grassmarket, Cowgate, to Holyrood Road.

Map of directions by car from West (M8).

 

Car Parking

Disabled parking

  • There are a limited number of metered parking spaces in St John's Street which can be used by disabled drivers.
  • There are also two disabled parking spaces in the lane to the right of the main Moray House School of Education building.
  • Wheelchair users using one of these spaces should access Paterson's Land through the small courtyard adjacent to Holyrood Road. This provides access to the Lower Ground Floor. Take the lift to the 1st Floor if you are coming to CALL Scotland.

NCP carpark

There is an NCP car park at St John’s Hill, Holyrood Road near the traffic lights on the junction with the Cowgate, the Pleasance and St. Mary’s Street.

The University of Edinburgh has an NCP discount machine in the foyer - 24 hours for £6.

Once parked:

  • Walk down Holyrood Road,
  • cross and turn left into St. John’s Street,
  • look for the temporary walkway on the right hand side into the main quadrangle of Moray House to Paterson’s Land.