Welcome to St Giles’ Cathedral

St Giles’ Cathedral is the historic City Church of Edinburgh.Peter_Backhouse-1880w 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 and Events.

Learn Gaelic at St Giles’ Cathedral

Cathedral CraftsFamily Fun for ages 5 – 14

We are looking for new Learning Volunteers for upcoming family events. If you are interested please get in touch!

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

The latest Newsletter from our Neighbourhood Group can be viewed here: Neigbourhood Group Newsletter July 2016


St Giles’ Cathedral is a registered Scottish Charity SC003565