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 Cathedral will be close at 5pm on Wednesday 18th October

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

St Giles’ Newsletter

Vacancy: Assistant Organist

St Giles’ Cathedral is a registered Scottish Charity SC003565