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St Cuthbert's Parish Church

5 Lothian Road, Edinburgh EH1 2EP, Scotland
+44 131 229 1142
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Beautiful outside, partly so inside

The church, the churchyard and the location is beautiful, while on the inside this church is a bit... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Simon L
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Beautiful building

Lovely exterior and interior. Interesting graveyard. Good place to mooch ariund for half an ghour... read more

Reviewed 3 March 2018
DavidDundonald
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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 : www.st-cuthberts.net 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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5 Lothian Road, Edinburgh EH1 2EP, Scotland
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The church, the churchyard and the location is beautiful, while on the inside this church is a bit moderate. The frieze in the apse, resembling the Last Supper, and the marble pulpit are worth a visit, while the rest of the room is quite stale....More

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Reviewed 3 March 2018

Lovely exterior and interior. Interesting graveyard. Good place to mooch ariund for half an ghour if you are visiting the city and a great place for a few moments of tranquillity right in the heart of the city centre.

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Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

A very peaceful ancient church with cemetery around it. The tombstones of the people departed long back give the church a holier aura.

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Reviewed 4 December 2017

Just an amazing church and graveyard. One of first places we walked through, just below Edinburgh castle. Just so much history on these grounds. Has an eerie feel to it.

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Reviewed 8 July 2017

Stepping off the busy road we entered a tranquil space beautifully placed in sylvan surrounds. As we walked the pathway through the trees and the Kirkyard the wonderful aspect and facade of the church came into view. A number of fine sculptures adorn the outside,...More

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Reviewed 23 May 2017

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

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Reviewed 8 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

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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

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Reviewed 8 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
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Reviewed 30 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

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