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Grade A listed, Greyfriars Kirk's foundations go back to 1620. In 1938 the historic church building was extensively restored. The interior dividing wall between the two former separate sanctuaries was removed as part of these renovations. The Peter Collins organ was installed in 1990.
As well as a parish church Greyfriars Kirk is open to the public for seven months of the year - attracting over 40,000 visitors last year. The Kirk hosts events including concerts, receptions and ceilidhs.
Getting to Greyfriars Kirk
The following Lothian buses will take you to George IV Bridge, 5 minutes walk from Greyfriars Kirk:
23, 27, 41, 42, 67
If you are arriving by car there is an NCP car park located at Quartermile.
Accessing Greyfriars Kirk
- Level access to all public areas
- Wheelchair spaces in the Kirk
- Accessible toilet on ground floor