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Road Scholar
Program #21286RJ
9 Days | 8 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Start of Program
Aug 7, 2014
Self service lunch at the John MacIntyre Conference Centre (JMCC) between 12 and 2;00pm. Welcome meeting and introduction at 4:30pm in the JMCC.
You will be staying at the Chancellors Court Pollock Halls that night.
Location: Edinburgh
Nearest city or town: Edinburgh.
Nearest airport: Edinburgh.
Transportation to site: The airport is about eight miles (12km) west of the city centre. Chancellors Court at Edinburgh First is 1.5 miles from the city centre. We advise taking the Airlink 100 This express bus service runs from the airport to Waverley Bridge (near Princes Street and the main rail and bus stations). It runs every 10 minutes and takes 25 minutes to Waverley Bridge. A single in 2013 was GBP3.50. From there we advise taking a taxi to Edinburgh First-a journey of less than 10 minutes costing around GBP7. If taking the bus to Pollock Halls/Edinburgh First: From the shop side of Princes Street; take a bus to the Royal Commonwealth Pool on Dalkeith Road, Pollock Halls is a short walk down Holyrood Park Road from the stop.

End of Program
Aug 14, 2014
After breakfast on departure day. Check out is by 10:30am.
You will be staying at the Chancellors Court Pollock Halls the night before.
Location: Edinburgh
Transportation to site: Reverse of arrival information.
Additional transportation information same as above.
Type: Conference Center

Description: Chancellors Court is conference accommodation and part of Pollock Halls on the Univeristy of Edinburgh campus and is scenically located at the foot of the royal Holyrood Park and Arthur's Seat, on a major and frequent bus route. Pollock Halls is just 1.5 miles from Edinburgh Waverley Rail Station and the historic Old Town, where participants can find the Royal Mile, the hub for many of Edinburgh’s festivals.

Contact info:
Edinburgh First
18 Holyrood Road Newington
Edinburgh, EH16 5AY UK:Scotland
phone: +44 131 6512189
web: www.edinburghfirst.co.uk

Room amenities: Each room on the campus features a telephone, chargeable internet access, in-room tea/coffee and shared laundry and pantry facilities. Chnacellors Court rooms also offer a TV and a safety deposit box. All rooms are serviced daily and all linen and towels are provided. Arran Aromatics products in showers.

Facility amenities: Restaurant, Bar, 24-hour front desk, Non-smoking rooms. Facilities for disabled guests, Lift/elevator, Safety deposit box, Heating, Luggage storage. Laundry, Souvenirs/gift shop, Fax/photocopying, ATM/cash machine on site. Wireless Internet Hotspot is available in public areas and costs GBP 3 per hour (2013 rates).

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before:
Extra nights availble in Edinburgh hotels through Road Scholar Travel Services.

Check in time: 2:00 PM

Type: Conference Center

Description: Chancellors Court is conference accommodation and part of Pollock Halls on the Univeristy of Edinburgh campus and is scenically located at the foot of the royal Holyrood Park and Arthur's Seat, on a major and frequent bus route. Pollock Halls is just 1.5 miles from Edinburgh Waverley Rail Station and the historic Old Town, where participants can find the Royal Mile, the hub for many of Edinburgh’s festivals.

Contact info:
Edinburgh First
18 Holyrood Road Newington
Edinburgh, EH16 5AY UK:Scotland
phone: +44 131 6512189
web: www.edinburghfirst.co.uk

Room amenities: Each room on the campus features a telephone, chargeable internet access, in-room tea/coffee and shared laundry and pantry facilities. Chnacellors Court rooms also offer a TV and a safety deposit box. All rooms are serviced daily and all linen and towels are provided. Arran Aromatics products in showers.

Facility amenities: Restaurant, Bar, 24-hour front desk, Non-smoking rooms. Facilities for disabled guests, Lift/elevator, Safety deposit box, Heating, Luggage storage. Laundry, Souvenirs/gift shop, Fax/photocopying, ATM/cash machine on site. Wireless Internet Hotspot is available in public areas and costs GBP 3 per hour (2013 rates).

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after:
Extra nights availble in Edinburgh hotels through Road Scholar Travel Services.

Check out time: 10:30 AM

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Included
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7 nights of accommodations
10 meals: 7 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 2 dinners
4 Expert-led lectures
1 Field trips
1 Hands-on experiences
5 Performances

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