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International Festival venues

Greyfriars Kirk

2 Greyfriars Place

T: +44 (0) 131 225 1900

Set in one of the most haunted graveyards in Edinburgh, the foundations of Greyfriars Kirk date back to 1620. This year, the kirk will play host to a classical music performance. 

Getting there

Edinburgh is very compact, which makes it ideal to explore on foot or by bicycle. See below for information about getting to the venue. If you are looking for general advice on travelling within and to Edinburgh, visit our dedicated page packed with useful tips and information.

  • Pay and display parking on Chambers Street 
  • Q-Park: Quartermile (0 disabled bays) 
  • Bus stop (Chambers Street): 23, 27, 29, 41, 42, 67 
  • Bus stop (Forrest Road): 2, 23, 27, 35, 41, 42, 67, X55 
  • Waverley Station 0.5 miles
  • Find out about walking routes and cycling paths, bike security and bike parking options
  • Go green and try car-sharing to save costs and our planet - see goCarShare and TripshareEdinburgh

Venue accessibility
  • Level access to all public areas 
  • Wheelchair spaces available 
  • Accessible toilet on ground floor 
  • No loop system 
  • Assistance dogs are welcome and can be looked after by venue staff

Read disabled access reviews on Euan’s Guide

Safety and security

Arrive at venues in plenty of time as latecomers may not be admitted.

Your safety and security at International Festival events is of the utmost importance to us. Please note that bags may be subject to security searches and you should not bring bags larger than 30cm x 30cm x 15cm to our venues. No larger bags (or similar) will be allowed into the venue. There is no cloakroom to store belongings.

If you spot anything suspicious during your visit to the International Festival, please do let a member of the team know.