City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh Churches


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Photo Edinburgh Venue Venue Description Venue type
Augustine's Church
Augustine United Church Augustine United Church on George IV Bridge is located in the heart of Edinburgh’s Old Town, just minutes away from the Royal Mile. Churches
Old Saint Paul's Church Oldest active Scottish Episcopal church whose activities range from church services to live classical music concerts, feeding and sheltering the homeless. Churches
Pilrig Church Large Church of Scotland building in the French Gothic tradition. Churches
Canongate Kirk
Canongate Kirk Built in 1688, this beautifully light and spacious Kirk serves both Holyrood Palace and Edinburgh Castle. Experience its wonderful 'cathedral' acoustic at a concert or a regular service. Churches
St Columba's-by-the-Castle Church As the name suggests, this small church and perennial performance space is directly under the shadow of the castle. Churches
St Andrew's and St George's West Church One of two elegant New Town Churches that was built according the James Craig’s plan of 1767 for the New Town. Churches
St Cuthbert's Church
St Cuthbert's Parish Church Attractive city centre church located at the corner of Princes Street and Lothian Road under the watchful gaze of Edinburgh Castle. Churches
St. Giles Cathedral on Edinburgh's Royal Mile
St Giles' Cathedral St Giles' is the huge, imposing cathedral that is situated on the Royal Mile, beside Parliament Square. The cathedral has always played an important role in the religious and political development of... Churches
Melville Street at dusk
St Mary's Cathedral Edinburgh has many buildings with steeples, but few are as dramatic as St Mary's a three-steepled cathedral that dominates the view Westward down Melville Street in Edinburgh's New Town. Churches
Greyfriars Kirk
Greyfriars Kirk Greyfriars Kirk, also known as Greyfriars Tolbooth and Highland Kirk, was the first church built in Edinburgh after the Reformation and opened in 1620. Churches
Mayfield Salisbury
Mayfield Salisbury Church Housed in a tall, steepled church designed by Hippolyte Blanc, and opened in 1879.  Churches
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Central Hall Methodist Church and concert venue. Hundred-year-old stained glass in the art nouveau style and a great acoustic. Churches
St George's West Church Built in 1869 as St George's Free Church, it became St George's West Church of Scotland parish church in 1929. Churches
Assembly Hall
Assembly Hall The Assembly Hall is in the neo-gothic building situated directly East of Edinburgh Castle. With twin turrets forking above the skyline it is clearly visible as you climb up the Mound. Churches
St. Stephen's Church
Saint Stephen's Stockbridge No longer used for Sunday services, the towering Stockbridge Church was bought by the Benzies Foundation from the Church of Scotland on 27th June 2014, with plans to ensure long term community use and Churches
Mansfield Traquair Centre front
Mansfield Traquair Centre Veteran Fringe-goers may remember the former catholic Mansfield church building at the foot of Broughton Street when as Cafe Grafitti it buzzed with live music acts from around the world. Or maybe... Churches
Quaker Meeting House The Quaker Meeting House, aka the Friends' Meeting House, is one of the two general gathering places for Edinburgh's Quakers, located just off the High Street overlooking Victoria Street. Churches
Stockbridge Parish Church
Stockbridge Parish Church A classic Church of Scotland parish church, dating back to 1823, in the old village of Stockbridge with small domed steeple. Churches
St. John's Church, Princes Street
St John's Church, Princes Street Tall Scottish Episcopal (Anglican) church at the corner of Princes Street and Lothian Road. Churches
City of Edinburgh Methodist Church Formerly known as 'Nicolson Square Methodist Church', four congregations joined together to create the current church in 19th century building on a corner of this small green square. Churches