The Royal Botanic Gardens

With over 72 acres to explore, The Royal Botanic Gardens offers venues with stunning surroundings that will make you forget you are in the middle of a bustling city. What is more, it is the perfect venue for your next Maximillion GPS Adventure event.

The Royal Botanic Gardens

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About the Venue

Put nature at the heart of your event.

The venue has a variety of meeting and event spaces across its 70 acre site, located one mile from Edinburgh city centre and with access to local public transport, rail links and airport. The John Hope Gateway is the largest event space. Available for evening events with access to a large decked area overlooking the biodiversity garden. The boardroom space – the David Douglas Room – is available for hire during the day or evening for a private dinner or meeting.

The Caledonian Hall is a Victorian herbarium now transformed into an elegant and sophisticated events space. Very popular for summer events, and a short walk over the rock garden and past the waterfall, it’s an idyllic spot for social events or team away days. The Terrace Cafe is ideal for evening informal events. The real highlight of this space is the unparelled views over the iconic Edinburgh skyline including the Castle, Arthur’s Seat and the Balmoral clock. For conference and meetings the venue can also offer a tiered state of the art lecture theatre.

Fact File

  • Largest number for banqueting – 350
  • Largest number for conferencing – 250
  • Outdoor BBQ space

Key Features

  • 1 mile from city centre
  • 8 miles from airport
  • Unique event space within one of Edinburgh’s must see sights
  • Complement your meeting or event at RBGE with Maximillion GPS Adventure’s unique GPS-enabled Botanics Explorer team challenge, which has been specially designed around the Gardens.




The Royal Botanic Gardens