23 September 2017 (10:00-16:00)
The current Advocates Library building, designed by William Playfair, was opened in 1833 and is part of the Parliament House complex. It is the private working law library for the Faculty of Advocates, Scotland’s Bar. Visitors on tours will get the chance to see the Playfair library corridor and the library’s law room, once a court and scene of the notorious Burke and Hare trial.
Architect: William Playfair
Building Date: 1833
Limited wheelchair access
Activities: Guided tours; Tours of the library are usually very popular so booking on arrival in Parliament House is recommended.