St Giles Cathedral, Edinburgh


Blessed Sacrament windowSt Giles’ Cathedral
Royal Mile
Edinburgh, EH1 1RE

Travel information

We are a short walk from Waverley rail station and bus numbers 35, 23, 27, 28, 41 and 42 all pass close-by.



Visitor Hours

St Giles’ is open to visitors all year except 25th after 11.30am service and 26th December and 1st and 2nd January.

Our opening hours are:
Summer (May-September)
Monday - Friday 09.00-19.00
Saturday 09.00-17.00
Sunday 13.00-17.00 and for services

Winter (October-April)
Monday - Saturday 09.00-17.00
Sunday 13.00-17.00 and for services

Please note that St Giles’ is a working church and access may be restricted without notice.
A short worship service takes place from 1200-12.10 Monday-Saturday, during which we respectfully ask for silence from our visitors.


Suggested donation 3 per person

Arranged visits

Guided Tours

Volunteers are on duty from 10am until closing time; no charge.


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School Visits

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Sunday Services

8am Morning Service - Holy Communion in the Moray Aisle
10am Morning Service - Choir, Sermon, Holy Communion
11.30am Morning Service - Choir, Sermon

6pm St Giles’ at Six - Programme of Music

8pm Evening Service - Holy Communion on last Sunday of month

Weekday Services
Holy Communion on Friday at 8am
Daily Service at 12 noon (Monday - Saturday)


Worship page


Events page

Facilities for disabled

    Disabled access and induction loop

Further information


Visitor Services Manager

Telephone number

0131 225 9442

Email address

Facsimile number

not available

Website address

St Giles Cathedral, Edinburgh