St Cuthbert's Parish Church

St Cuthbert's Parish Church

St Cuthbert's Parish Church
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Tuesday
10:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Wednesday
10:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Thursday
10:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Friday
10:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Sunday
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
About
St Cuthbert's is a Church of Scotland Presbyterian Church. Believed to be the oldest Christian site in Edinburgh, and originally founded by St Cuthbert around 1100 years ago. The current spire is dated 1775, and is all that remains of the previous building. The current building was completed in 1894. Regular Sunday services are : 9:30am Holy Communion. 11am Morning Worship and 6pm Evening Worship, include the ministry of prayer for healing. Full service details and what's taking place in the church, can be found on the website. Find us on the corner of Lothian Road and Kings' Stables Road in Edinburgh, Scotland. St Cuthbert's core vision is to : Live out the Gospel of Jesus Christ, as God's people, at the heart of our city. Nurture hearts for God. Offer a home to friend and stranger. Provide a hub to equip the people of God for the mission of God.
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Neighbourhood: Old Town
Few Edinburghers live in the Old Town, but its labyrinth of dank alleys and steep streets suggests this was not always the case. Today, it’s mostly visitors, tartan-flavoured souvenir shops, and pipers that you’ll find on its cobbled streets. This is the place to get a feel for Auld Reekie (Old Smelly), as the town was once nicknamed, and stroll the Royal Mile, the thoroughfare that links the castle with the royal palace – two of Edinburgh’s great set-piece attractions. But there’s lots more exploring to do here down dozens of little alleys, or wynds, while at night the city’s busiest clubs erupt along the Cowgate which is closed to traffic for this purpose.
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matthew p
Edinburgh, UK104 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Solo
I like walking threw the graveyard here as it feels like you are walking In a graveyard that once upon a time would had at night "resurectionists" who would dig up bodies at night to sell them to the royal college of surgeons so that they could use them to do examinations on, think burke and hare. There is even a old watchtower in the grounds so that people could try to stop and observe from there any dodgy characters doing that kind of thing back then. Also you can get to princes Street Gardens from this cemetery so that's handy about a 5 to 10 minute walk.
Written 29 December 2023
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andrewjenny
Hervey Bay, Australia619 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Couples
St Cuthberts is a lovely church at the foot of Edinburgh Castle. The surrounding grounds consist of graves and statues. Inside there are some amazing stained glass windows. Make sure you drop in and visit when in Edinburgh.
Written 11 December 2023
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Sask Explorer
Saskatchewan, Canada379 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
July 2023 • Solo
Very peaceful place other then when the trains go by. Was worth going to see. Many old grave but surprisingly came across one from 2015
Written 14 July 2023
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Victoria B
Raleigh, NC1,661 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2022
We accidently entered the kirkyard walking from Princes Street Gardens Playground trying to get up to Princes Street. The kirkyard is fantastically beautiful! Ethereal. Just natural beauty and quiet! After being around crowds of people all day, this was the perfect pause in nature to end the day!
Written 25 April 2023
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Bibcay
Gateshead, UK4,308 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2022 • Family
This church is great for everyone. It has different looking bits which makes it look awesome. Better than st Mary's cathedral!
Written 11 September 2022
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James P
Cambridge, UK2,660 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2022
This is an impressive church set in the confines of Princess Gardens. Probably the oldest Christian church in Edinburgh. Agatha Christie was remarried here.
Of definite interest is the magnificent Tiffany window.
Written 8 August 2022
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weekak
Edinburgh, UK1,833 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
June 2022
This is a beautiful church and very welcoming, believed to be the oldest Christian church in Edinburgh The ceiling, the alter and a modified version of Leonardo da Vinci's Last Supper is what hits you as you walk in and then you notice the stunning stained glass windows, including the famous Tiffany window, with the image of David heading off to face Goliath. Agatha Christie was remarried here too in 1930 so lots to see and admire and well worth a visit!
Written 14 June 2022
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QPixels
Southampton, UK393 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2021
This church is located within a large churchyard that bonds Princess Street Gardens with Lothian Road, at the foot of the castle rock. The interior is very interesting, and the church's most immense pride is a stained glass window by Tiffany. The staff is very friendly and let us wander around as much as we wanted.
Written 6 November 2021
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johnhp702
Derby, UK19,791 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
July 2020
Church was not open, but a pleasant walk around the cemetery which is very calming with views of the castle.
Written 30 July 2020
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George B
Aberdeen, UK1,538 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2020 • Solo
This church can be found on Lothian Road next to Princes St. Great views of Castle from here.
Oldest church in Edinburgh originally founded by St Cuthbert around 1100 years ago.
The church is surrounded by its graveyard and has links to Princes St gardens.
Well worth a visit if you are in the area.
Written 2 February 2020
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