Special courses

Firbush provides a range of specialised and customised courses.

In addition to the standard activity weekends, reading parties and conferences that are the mainstay of the programme, Firbush provides a number of courses designed to suit specific group needs.

Innovative Learning Week 2015

Why not bring your Innovative Learning Week (ILW) course to Firbush and make it a residential experience, in a spectacular winter location, with opportunities to participate in outdoor activities as part of your stay. A typical visit amounts to one or two nights at the centre with access to a well equipped lecture room together with an optional programme of outdoor activities supervised by our experienced staff.

Firbush is a unique resource for truly innovative thinkers, and as a commitment to ILW we are offering our facilities at half price, for ILW groups who make reservations for the period 16-20 February 2015.

Staff at Firbush have considerable experience in supporting departments who run regular reading parties at Firbush, so we are confident that ILW is a natural fit with our established programme. We are excited to be supporting ILW in 2015.

Please contact our office for further details.

Management training

Management training at Firbush is primarily linked to the Master of Business Administration (MBA) course at the University's Management School, where both full time and part time students attend courses spread across the academic year.

Teambuilding courses

Firbush is also open to the business world as a provider of teambuilding courses which are tailored to specification. We work closely with clients to provide the training appropriate to company needs, in a supportive atmosphere.

Special Populations programme

Our Special Populations programme is centred on an annual course for young diabetics in collaboration with Diabetes UK, and sponsored by Novo Nordisk.

Firbush will consider requests from any group with special needs.


Please contact the Firbush office to check availability:

Firbush Office
46 Pleasance
Edinburgh EH8 9TJ
United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (0)131 650 2594
Fax: +44 (0)131 557 6398

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