The Stevenson Room

The Stevenson room is a triple room with one double and one single bed. The en-suite again is large and has been refitted recently to include a large corner shower. The room includes lcd tv/dvd, tea and coffee facilities, hairdryer, wifi internet, books and games are available downstairs for your entertainment.

Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894), Scottish essayist, poet and author of fiction and travel books, known especially for his novels of adventure.

So who was Robert Louis Stevenson?
Stevenson was born on November 13, 1850 in Edinburgh as the son of Thomas Stevenson, joint-engineer to the Board of Northern Lighthouses. Since his childhood Stevenson suffered from tuberculosis. In 1867 he entered Edinburgh University to study engineering, but changed to law and in 1875 he was called to the Scottish bar. During these years his first works were published in The Edinburgh University Magazine (1871) and The Portfolio (1873).