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Arniston House, Midlothian

Our diplomas are all 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. Participants are free to stretch their legs in the gardens during break times.


For convenience, all of our diplomas can be delivered to groups in the workplace or at another venue of your choice. Please complete the  enquiry form or get in touch (tel +44 7771 367580,  email to discuss your requirements.


The address for Arniston House is:
Arniston Estate, Gorebridge, Midlothian EH23 4PY, Scotland

You can get to Arniston House by road or rail. There is ample car parking and, for those wanting to staying overnight, a good choice of accommodation nearby. We are happy to provide you with a list of reputable hotels and guest houses.

By road

Arniston House is located 11 miles from Edinburgh. The journey by car is around 35 minutes. From the A7, go west on the B6372, which is signposted to Penicuik and Temple. Arniston is the second turning on the right, 1 mile from the A7.

By train

There is a direct train from Edinburgh Waverley to Gorebridge (2 miles from Arniston). The train journey takes around 20 minutes. Local taxis can be arranged from Gorebridge to Arniston and cost approximately £6. Please click here for train timetables.