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Daily Tours at St Giles’ Cathedral

Join a volunteer guide for a 45 min to 1 hour glimpse into the history, heraldry and life of our historic Cathedral and Thistle Chapel!

Daily Tours at St Giles’ Cathedral

About Daily Tours at St Giles’ Cathedral

10th Dec 2023 to 1st Dec 2024
10:30am and 2:30pm - days vary
St Giles Cathedral
St Giles Cathedral High Street, Edinburgh Old Town EH1 1RE
By Donation - pay what you can
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Located at heart of Edinburgh on the iconic Royal Mile, come along to learn more about 900 years of our history guided by one of our excellent volunteer guides.

Bookings are by donation - pay as much or as little as you like, online or on the day.

We offer the following tours once per timeslot:
10:30am and 2:30pm, Monday - Friday
10:30am on Saturdays

Tickets can be booked through eventbrite HERE. They are listed by the month, with separate listings for the 10:30 tours and the 2:30 tours, e.g. December 10:30am, December 2:30pm.

Groups will be a maximum of 10 people per tour. Space will be allocated on a first come first served basis. Group tickets are capped at 5 - if you wish to bring more than 5 people on a tour please contact us directly.

As we are a working church, tours may be cancelled or unavailable on certain days, depending on our calendar. Please check our Eventbrite listings for available tour days.

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Brought to you by City Music Promotions, treat yourself and your loved ones to an exceptional evening piano recital at the beautiful venue of St Giles' Cathedral on 24th February!

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