Welcome to St Giles Cathedral

Peter_Backhouse-1880wSt Giles’ Cathedral is the historic City Church of Edinburgh. With its famed crown spire it stands on the Royal Mile between Edinburgh Castle and the Palace of Holyroodhouse.

Also known as the High Kirk of Edinburgh, it is the Mother Church of Presbyterianism and contains the Chapel of the Order of the Thistle (Scotland’s chivalric company of knights headed by the Queen).

Latest News
Forthcoming Service Details and Events

Christmas Services 2014
Details of Christmas services can be found

New CD Launch
St Giles’ Cathedral has launched its own CD label, Aegidius.  For full details of recordings of the Cathedral Choir and Organ, please click here.

Parish Profile
Please click here to see our Parish Profile.

St Giles’ Chronicle
The latest edition of the St Giles’ Chronicle can be viewed here

St Giles’ Cathedral is a registered Scottish Charity SC003565