Please note our phone will be staffed between 9.00am - 1.00pm Monday to Friday term-time only

Our 2021 Spring and Summer term courses are now available to book on-line and our new course brochure can be viewed by clicking on the link to the right

 To secure a place please book as soon as possible to ensure courses run.  If you are unsure about attending a Zoom class feedback from our students can be found on our 'News & Information' page. Thank you for your continuing support which is essential for the future of The REC! 


Take a look at our 'News & Information' page for details on our fundraising appeal and how you can donate - thank you


Rothsay Education Centre (REC) provides learning and social opportunities for adults. We encourage students to continue to grow and learn thus contributing to their health and wellbeing



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

Peter Holden MBE

Peter was a senior manager for the RSPB and devised the Big Garden Birdwatch. For many years he advised BBC's Blue Peter and in 1994-5 he joined Bill Oddie in a BBC1 series Bird in the Nest and more recently has contributed to Springwatch. His books include the RSPB Handbook to British Birds, the RSPB Handbook of Garden Wildlife and Birds: A Hidden World. He was awarded an MBE in 2009 for services to Nature Conservation and elected a Fellow of the RSA.