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Arniston House

The Whisky Diplomas are taught at Arniston House, a magnificent Palladian-style mansion located near Gorebridge, just to the south of Edinburgh. An architectural gem, the house was designed in 1726 by William Adam on a site that has been home to the Dundas family for over 400 years. Set in extensive gardens and parkland, Arniston House is a truly idyllic venue, providing a relaxing and inspirational setting in which to learn.

Transport is provided to and from central Edinburgh for candidates. For those who wish to drive, the address is: Arniston House, Gorebridge, Midlothian, EH23 4RY

The Royal Botanic Gardens

The Botanic Cottage at the Royal Botanic Gardens is a world-renowned scientific centre for the study of plants, their diversity and conservation. It provides the perfect setting for our Diploma in Gin. The Diploma takes place in the recently re-erected Botanic Cottage, which is located in the centre of the Botanical Herb Garden.

The Cottage is a 15 minute walk from central Edinburgh or a short taxi ride. The address is:20A Inverleith Row, Edinburgh EH3 5LR