To get to House of Mark usually, students arrive at Edinburgh. In order for us to pick you up at the final destination, you should:

  • Arrive at Edinburgh before 12:00 O’clock midday if possible. Otherwise you can choose to stay in Edinburgh for the night and start your journey to House of Mark on the next day. We suggest to stay the night in kickass hostel in Grassmarket.

To get to Kickass hostel take the Airlink 100 bus from Edinburgh airport (every ten minutes during the day and every thirty minutes at night, bus tickets cost approximately £5.30) from outside the airport terminal to Edinburgh Waverley. Then use Google maps and walk ten minutes to Kickass. You can book your accommodation online https://kickasshostels.co.uk/

  • Book train tickets in advance to save money on https://www.scotrail.co.uk from Edinburgh to Dundee or Montrose. You should plan to arrive at Montrose or Edzell between 11:00 am to 5:00 pm. Any other time we cannot collect you.

Basically, to get to House of Mark there the following possibilities:

1.When you arrive at Edinburgh Airport, directly outside of the terminal, you can buy a ticket at the kiosk and take the Airlink 100 bus to Edinburgh Waverley which is the last stop, the journey takes about 30 minutes. The Airlink 100 bus operates 24/7. Then you can get the train from the Edinburgh Waverley train station to Montrose where we will pick you up.

2. Get the train from Edinburgh Waverley train station to Dundee and then the number 21 bus to Edzell (note that from Dundee railway station to Dundee Seagate bus station is 10 minutes walk). The 21 bus leaves Dundee at  fifty five minutes past the hour.

You can save money by booking train tickets in advance https://www.scotrail.co.uk ).  But note you can only use your ticket for the train you booked not any other time so consider your timing carefully. We will arrange to collect you in either Montrose or Edzell.

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If you have any questions please email houseofmarkscotland@gmail.com or contact us just right here.


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Ian and Priscecil Burrill (and Lola, of course)