The Gillis Centre is a place of Christian hospitality to which all are welcome.


The Gillis Centre
100 Strathearn Road
Edinburgh EH9 1BB

Tel: + 44 (0)131 623 8933
Fax: + 44 (0)131 623 8944

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For seminars, meetings, get-togethers, parties and residential conferences

The meeting rooms in the Gillis Conference Centre are available to organisations and groups of all kinds, from small yoga classes to academic seminars, from mother-and-child groups to residential conferences, daytime and evening, weekdays and weekends. We can provide morning coffee, afternoon tea and lunches; plus dinners for residential conferences. We can usually accommodate up to twenty cars in our car-park and have space for a small minibus. Our rooms are also available for interview panels and out-of-office meetings; our central location, parking and catering make the Gillis Centre ideal for meetings when you have no office space. There is wheelchair access to the Islay, Arran and Oratory meeting rooms. For residential conferences, we have twenty bedrooms.  We can set up the meeting rooms according to requirements - conference style, classroom or boardroom.

Meeting rooms:
For information on all our meeting rooms, click here  Two meeting rooms are wheelchair-accessible.

The following equipment is available at no extra cost:
- projector screens
- flipcharts and paper
Internet  access is available in Islay and Wi-fi at Reception and in the Library.

Getting here and parking:
There is parking for up to 20 cars/small mini bus on a first-come first-served basis in the grounds of the Gillis Centre. There is metered parking in Strathearn Road, which is free of charge at weekends There is a good bus service from the city centre to Bruntsfield, which is five minutes on foot. Taxis take about ten minutes from Waverley and Haymarket Stations.   More information can be found on our Getting Here page.

Residential conferences:
We welcome residential conferences. We have 20 bedrooms. Residential conferences may book the lounge in advance on the first floor for informal get-togethers
or use it as a break-out room. Please ask us for our dinner, bed and breakfast rate.

We can provide everything from morning coffee to buffet lunches and 3-course dinners, all prepared in-house. For menus and prices, click here.

For more information and to book call the Booking Office at the Gillis Conference Centre on + 44 131 623 8933 or e.mail between 0900hrs and 1700hrs.
Or you can complete our enquiry form and we will respond within 24 hours.

Scottish Tourist Board 3 Star Guest HouseAccessibility Award Category 2
Archdiocese of St Andrews and Edinburgh,
registered charity No. SC008540
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