Playfair Library Hall, Old College

The Playfair Library is regarded as one of Scotland's finest public rooms.

Playfair library

Situated along the southern side of Old College, the Playfair Library has a barrel-vaulted ceiling and runs to more than 190 feet.

It was used as a working library from the 1820s until the 1960s, when the University's main collection was moved to George Square.

The Library is currently used to host dinners, receptions and prestigious lectures.

Playfair Library Hall
The University of Edinburgh South Bridge Edinburgh EH8 9YL
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