Welcome to St Giles CathedralPeter_Backhouse-1880w
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 headed by the Queen).

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Parish Profile

Please click here to see our Parish Profile.

St Giles’ Neighbourhood Group Newsletter
The April 2015 edition of the Newsletter can be viewed here:  NG Newsletter – April 2015

St Giles’ Cathedral is a registered Scottish Charity SC003565