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Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Burns Night


On 25 January people around the world toast Scotland’s bard with a traditional Burns Supper, here are some whisky and Burns related venues that are worth writing about:

 

Robert Burns Birthplace Museum

 

This new museum in Burns’ birthplace in Alloway, Ayrshire offers a truly unique experience for corporate groups providing them with the exclusive opportunity to gain a greater insight into the life of Scottish poet and international icon Robert Burns. 

The museum comprises a stylish cafe with adjacent Robertson Room, plus a brand new exhibition space.  Housing the world’s most important collection of Robert Burn’s life and work, the exhibition area offers an inspirational setting for corporate drinks receptions.  For details on the new Robert Burns Birthplace Museum, visit www.burnsmuseum.org.uk

 

Scotch Whisky Experience

 

Only a stone’s throw from Edinburgh Castle, the Scotch Whisky Experience is the perfect place for a corporate group looking for a Scottish themed event with a twist.  Housing the world’s largest collection of Scotch Whisky in an atmospheric glass vault, the attraction is also packed full of whisky experts.  Whisky Schools, food and whisky matching and Whisky Masterclasses are only some of the superb teambuilding and corporate events on offer.  The venue also has a range of stylish meeting rooms and the superb Macintyre Bar with views across Edinburgh’s skyline.  www.scotchwhiskyexperience.co.uk

 

Whiski Rooms

 

Also in Edinburgh, the new Whiski Rooms has launched its corporate brochure.  With new tastings including Introduction to Whisky and Chocolate, Whisky and Cheese and the History of Scotch Whisky, there is a good range of packages ideal for a corporate group.  Visits can include a tour of the old town and dinner in the stylish restaurant.  www.whiskirooms.co.uk

 

Famous Grouse Experience

 

Whether it is a corporate or teambuilding event, the Famous Grouse Experience in Crieff, Perthshire provides a unique ambience and fresh approach.  The venue provides great meeting rooms, whisky tastings and tuition overlooking the Glenturret Burn.  The venue also offers groups the chance to blend their own whisky – a memorable experience.
www.thefamousgrouse.com


Further advice and inspiration on other corporate venues in Scotland can be found at www.conventionscotland.com/venues.