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

Christmas Services 2016

Cathedral CraftsFamily Fun for ages 5 – 14

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

The latest Newsletter from the St Giles’ Neighbourhood Group can be viewed here: Neigbourhood Group Newsletter November 2016

St Giles’ Cathedral is a registered Scottish Charity SC003565