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Mary Erskine School and Ravelston House

Door open days

Edinburgh

Ravelston House, built c.1800 by Alexander Keith in the late Adam manner, commands magnificent views over Edinburgh and the Pentland Hills. The Victorian wing was added c 1875 and the interior of the house was renovated in Adam-revival style in 1915. The modern buildings, designed by William Kininmonth in 1964, form a cubist-influenced development with white, harled clear-cut geometric shapes set around courtyards to optimise the light. The superb grounds provide excellent sporting facilities and interesting nature trails.Guided tours only starting at 10.15am, 11.15am and 12.15pm (approx 45 mins.).

www.wsms.edin.sch.uk

Facilities

Key Information

Architect: Alexander Keith

Building Date: c1800

Where to find us

Address
  • Ravelston
  • EH4 3NT