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St Cuthbert's Church

Lothian Road, Edinburgh, Scotland
+44 131 229 1142
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spooky at night

this is a very old church and graveyard in the city at the west end when i was in my teens it was... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Amazing kirk in lovely setting

I followed the sound of the bells on Sunday and found this lovely old church with its own ancient... read more

Reviewed 9 May 2017
Tracy J
Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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Lothian Road, Edinburgh, Scotland
Princes Street and Gardens
+44 131 229 1142
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

this is a very old church and graveyard in the city at the west end when i was in my teens it was always said to have a ghost called the white lady which i might have thought i seen but probably light playing mind...More

Thank frank1e
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

I followed the sound of the bells on Sunday and found this lovely old church with its own ancient graveyard at the foot of Edinburgh Castle. I was pleased with the calm woodland atmosphere which feels far away from the busy city noise and traffic....More

Thank Tracy J
Reviewed 6 May 2017

Wandered through by pure chance but glad we did. Huge grace stones and grace 'plaques' if that is how you describe the large headstones on the walls?! Best of all, visit after dark. We took the Bus Ghost Tour, but you can go there anytime...More

1  Thank Terence K
Reviewed 9 March 2017

I adore old graveyards that are steeped in history and have stories to tell, so I planned my trip to Edinburgh to see Greyfriar's churchyard. When I announced my planned visit, I was advised to visit St Cuthbert's churchyard, which is in the center of...More

Thank MazKaz
Reviewed 31 January 2017

Had a good walk around this city, including up Calton hill, where a looked down upon the city and it's sleepy spires, one of the nearer ones was St Cuthbert's a building that swings along quite well with the ambience of the city, unlike some...More

Thank Theycallitmadness
Reviewed 3 December 2016

this is among the oldest churches in edinburgh with a reputedly haunted grave yard worth a visit if you are passing.

Thank frank1e
Reviewed 9 November 2016

A very well kept historic graveyard in the middle of Princes Street Gardens and just below Princes Street and the buses and trams - not that you would know that as this place is very tranquil. Well worth a visit.

1  Thank Dennis P
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

We were intent on walking into as many churches as we could on Princes St and by the time we got to St Cuthbert, we were ready to call it the last one. And I believe that the spirit of Agatha Christie led me to...More

Thank whichcitynow
Reviewed 28 September 2016

My interest in St Cuthbert's Church began with reading an opinion that the design might resemble the Templar model. Given the Templar history of Scotland this piqued my interest. It is the graveyard, however which attracted most of my attention. In addition to the interesting...More

Thank 88Duncans
Reviewed 19 September 2016

We love trawling around churches and churchyards, it was a wonderful church and the people inside were very informative but the graveyard is def worth a visit.

Thank helensV4047KI
Princes Street and Gardens
Glaswegians tease Edinburghers that their High Street
is only half one, since buildings only line one side.
But what they don’t say is how extraordinary the views
are from Princes Street as a result. From here you
look onto expansive and decorative public gardens
beneath the mighty basalt cliffs on which Edinburgh’s
Castle stands proud above the rest of the dramatic old
town skyline. Yet many of those on Princes Street look
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