New Students Welcome!

Rothsay Education Centre (REC) provides learning and social opportunities for all adults. We help to build social networks and promote positive health and wellbeing. We offer a huge range of courses across varied subjects. Click here to find something that suits you. We look forward to welcoming you at the Centre soon.

Please note our phone will be staffed between 9.00am - 4.00pm Monday to Friday term-time only.

Some courses are running on Zoom and some in the classroom and on Zoom - talk to us on 01234 302203 to find a course to suit you.

You need a membership to book courses with us. This also allows you access to the Centre to enjoy a coffee with friends in the café, use the garden or our library and priority booking for trips.  Annual membership is £44 or for the term only £23. 


Courses on art, languages, literature, science, music and many more delivered by engaging and expert tutors.


A range of regular trips, annual holidays and weekly walks with Rothsay Ramblers available to members.

Cafe & room hire

Enjoy freshly prepared meals, snacks and drinks in our café. Hire our spacious classrooms or garden for an event.

Support REC

As a self-funded charity we rely on donations. Find out more about how to donate or sponsor the Centre.

Meet a tutor

Tim Parrott, who took his degree at Cambridge, has been teaching short courses in popular science to adults for many years. He is especially keen to engage those with little or no prior knowledge. So if its bridges, moon landings or plants you'd like to find out more about, Tim's courses are the ones for you.