Welcome to

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St 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 chosen by The Queen.)

Latest News

Forthcoming Service Details, Events and  

Family Fun with Cathedral Crafts.

All planned church closures and events can be found on our events calendar.

The brand new Newsletter from St Giles’ can be viewed here:

St Giles’ Newsletter

This week’s intimations can be found under the St Giles’ Life tab.

There are currently two new vacancies open for application; Assistant Organist and Beadle / Church Officer. See here for more details.

St Giles’ Cathedral is a registered Scottish Charity SC003565