29 September 2018 (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 a private 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. Tours of the library are popular so booking on arrival in Parliament House is recommended.
Architect: William Playfair
Building Date: 1833
ACTIVITIES: Guided tours