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Discover one of Midlothian's hidden, historical treasures. Set in 125 acres of spectacular grounds this 19th century stately home is Scotland's national centre for adult residential education. The Abbey also provides an outstanding conference and...more
5 of us attended a two day conference at Newbattle Abbey College and stayed over in the student accommodation. Venue was stunning both inside and surrounding grounds. Accommodation was clean and more than adequate. En-suite rooms with towels, toiletries, tea and coffee facilities supplied for...More
We held our wedding ceremony inside the abbey/small chapel.
The venue is a perfect setting for a small ceremony they also have larger rooms if required.
We also hired a harpist which went done well.
All the staff go above And beyond.
Well done and...More
Miriam S, Event Co-ordinator at Newbattle Abbey, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2018
Dear Keith and Binxu, thanks so much for your warm words. We were lucky to witness another couple getting married here. It is our pleasure and joy.
You could take just a short walk and we certainly covered only part of the potential area - but very much enjoyed wandering along t rive among the woods and then into the open area and attractive gardens behind the main building (which we did...More
A group of us did a private tour of the college. It was very informative. Anyone interested in local history this is a great place to go. The guide was excellent. The house, stunning. Grounds amazing, but need to be seen in daylight
Newbattle Abbey is one of the most tranquil places you'll have the3 pleasure to visit. Even though it's only 8 miles or so from Edinburgh it is well worth a visit. With its extensive walks and history it serves as a base for a great...More
If you are looking for a place for a walk don't hesitate! It's beautiful over there. There is a lot of people there, who are jogging, nordic walking, riding a bike or walking with dogs. Park is big enough to find a quiet place as...More
I attended a meeting at this venue today and was blown away by how beautiful is was! Not just the building itself but the surroundings are idyllic. A real treat from a boring tower block for us and the lunch was excellent.
Great place to explore forest trails birdwatching and peaceful outdoors. The abbey itself is nicely preserved and makes a good choice for conference or wedding receptions. There is a lovely formal garden adjoining the abbey and excellent walks for children and dog walkers. Ample parking...More
Hi there, we are a working college but we are also an events venue and conference centre. We provide accommodation for groups as well. There may be possibility of a single room, so please get in touch 0131 663 1921