Edinburgh Queen Margaret University

QMU Conference & Events offers a range of flexible space to hire.  Located in beautifully landscaped grounds and only 6 mins from Edinburgh on the train, easily accessible by bike, car and bike.

  • 3 x tiered lecture theatre
  • 1 x flat lecture theatre
  • 1 x conference suite
  • 30 plus seminar rooms
  • 800 on site bedrooms (June – Aug)
  • Café Bar & Sports facilities
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Catering Options Available
Good Transport Links
Onsite Parking Available
Outdoor Space
Value For Money

Located close to Musselburgh, east of Edinburgh city centre, our campus is easily accessible by bike, on foot, public transport and car. We have Musselburgh train station at our front door, with journey times of 6mins to Edinburgh Waverley.

The campus is well served by Lothian buses, 2 services operation approx. every 10mins throughout the day. National Cycle route 1 runs from central Edinburgh to our campus and we offer excellent facilities for cyclists. 

On-site car parking is also available for those travelling by car, in addition to car charging points.

Full Venue Information
Summary of facilities and capacities
Vacation availabilityYear round anytime
Theatre style (maximum)250250
Cabaret style (maximum)100100
Exam style (maximum)100100
Boardroom style (maximum)3030
Exhibition space (sq metres)540N/A
Banquets & formal dinner (maximum)250250
University style bedrooms (max)800N/A
Meeting room only rates from £215.00

Queen Margaret University, situated on the outskirts of Edinburgh and surrounded by beautifully landscaped grounds offers the perfect setting for your next event.

Our campus offers a range of facilities including tiered lecture theatres for up to up to 250, a range of seminar rooms and classrooms, a dedicated Conference Suite and large space suitable for exhibitions and conference dinners. Additionally, we have a selection of specialised spaces including drama and dance studios, nursing simulation suite, physio labs and food labs for hire.  

Also situated on campus is 800 en-suite bedrooms competitively priced and available for residential conferences (June-Aug). The university offers expansive outdoor space, landscaped grounds and pond areas making a breath-taking backdrop for your event.  We also have on-site car-parking, retail space, catering outlets, sports facilities and excellent transport links to Edinburgh.  

Choosing an academic venue for your next meeting, offers you flexible meeting space, up-to-date technology, outdoor space, value for money and an excellent on-site events team.

Accredited with the Customer Service Excellence standard, our team will offer you effortless event management support.  Recently Awarded a Green Meetings Silver Award we will work with you to make your event as sustainable as possible for you and your delegates.  Our catering partner BaxterStorey offer regularly changing menus influenced by the seasonality of ingredients to ensure best quality, with sustainability at the forefront. 

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