Ecclesiastical Edinburgh

what to do in Edinburgh - ecclesiastical edinburghRosslyn Chapel

Unique and famed worldwide for the beauty of its carvings and the aura of myestery and magic that surrounds it. The cahapel is used for weekly services, van be booked for Weddings and is a venue for musical evenings..
Further information is available at Rosslyn Chapel, Roslin, Midlothian, EH25 9PU. Tel. 0131 440 2159 E-mail

St. Cuthberts Parish Church

The present church building, completed in 1894, is the 7th one on this site and is the oldest ecclesiastical site in Edinburgh. Exhibition of life and times of St Cuthbert. Open to visitors midmay to midseptember Mon – Fri 10am – 3.45pm
Three services on Sunday with Lunchtime services on Mon/Tues/Thurs. Tel. (0131) 229 1142 or visit
Sacred Heart Church
28 Lauriston Street Tel. 0131 229 9821

St Mary’s Cathedral

Broughton Street Tel. 0131 556 1798
St Albert the Great
George Square Tel. 0131 668 1776
St Patrick’s
Cowgate Tel. 0131 556 1973

St. Giles Cathedral

St. Giles embodies 1000 years of history and legend at the heart of Edinburgh, from John Knox to the present Queen. Magnificent architecture, stained glass and the famous Thistle Chapel. Free guided tours and concerts. Cathedral shop and restaurant.
Situated on the Royal Mile, lawnmarket Tel. 0131 225 9442

Melrose Abbey

At one time probably the richest Abbey in Scotland. The 14th -16th century remains retain a unique elegance. Burial place of the heart of Robert the Bruce. Open all year. Tel. 01896 822562