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Merchiston Castle School

Merchiston is situated in leafy surroundings close to the Pentland Hills on the south west side of Edinburgh, Scotland. Since 1833 we have been educating boys, the majority of whom board, and who come from a variety of backgrounds in the UK and abroad. No website can convey the warmth of Merchiston and the welcome you would receive if you visited us, but we hope that it will give you a flavour of Merchiston and that you will visit yourself soon, whether you are a boy or parent interested in joining us, a Merchistonian, or current parent!

Admission

Merchiston Juniors (8-13), Merchiston (13-18) Colinton Road, Edinburgh, EH13 0PU. T: 44 (0)131 312 2200. E: admissions@merchiston.co.uk

Directions

Merchiston Castle School is situated in Colinton on the south-west side of Edinburgh. From the North: After crossing the Forth Road Bridge, follow signs to M8 and Glasgow. Take slip road marked Edinburgh and City Bypass (A720) . Follow Bypass southbound sign. Exit at Dreghorn Junction (Colinton exit). Follow signs for Redford Barracks: Merchiston is opposite these, on the north side of Colinton Road. From the South: A1, A7 and A68 all lead to the City Bypass. Follow signs for the Forth Road Bridge and Airport. Leave Bypass at Dreghorn Junction (Colinton exit). Follow signs for Redford Barracks: Merchiston is opposite these, on the north side of Colinton Road. From the West: From the M8, do not follow route to Forth Road Bridge, but continue on to the City Bypass, following southbound signs. Exit at Dreghorn Junction, (Colinton exit). Follow signs for Redford Barracks: Merchiston is opposite these, on the north side of Colinton Road. 

Contact

Merchiston Castle School, Colinton Road, Edinburgh, Edinburgh, EH13 0PU

    0131 312 2200    

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