University of Edinburgh

International Symposium on Physical Activity and Individuals with Visual Impairments or Deafblindness


The conference will be held at Pollock Halls Conference Centre in Edinburgh, 18 Holyrood Park Road, Edinburgh EH16 5AY

Pollock Halls is located on the south east of Edinburgh city centre.

Arriving by Air

Edinburgh Airport is located about 8 miles west of Edinburgh city centre. There are taxis, buses and a tram that will take you into the city centre. Edinburgh Airport: Transport Links page

Arriving by Train

Edinburgh Waverley train station is located in Edinburgh city centre.

Links from Edinburgh city centre to Pollock Halls

Arriving by car

The conference venue has some parking on a first-come-first-served basis. On-street parking in the area is very limited and most is restricted to short term pay and display or for permit holders only.

There is a Park and Ride (Sheriffhall) which is convenient for Pollock Halls. Parking is free and you pay for the bus into the city (c£1.70). Take the 33 bus to the Commonwealth Pool stop.

Further into the city, about a 10 minute walk from the venue, there is a reasonably priced carpark: St Leonard's EasiPark

Useful links

Local area maps

map of Edinburgh map of pollock halls area of Edinburgh