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St Columbas By The Castle

Location: Access at the corner of Victoria Steps and Victoria Terrace, behind St Columbas by the Castle Scottish Episcopal Church. St Columbas by the Castle Episcopal Church, 14 Johnston Terrace Edinburgh Lothian EH1 2PW Scotland

Type: Place Of Worship  /  Offers accommodation? No  /  

Open: Seasonal  /  Garden Capacity: 8

Garden Description:

It is a south-facing terrace garden with a view out towards the historic Grassmarket. A small haven just 50m from the bustling Royal Mile. Access via steps only. Benches provided.

Access is at the corner of Victoria Steps and Victoria Terrace behind St. Columba's Scottish Episcopal Church.


The Garden is open most Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and most Friday, Saturday and Sunday afternoons unless it is being used for private use. Always closed by late afternoon.

Closed over the Christmas/New Year period.

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  1. Dear Sandra

    Its unlikey that the event is going ahead but I will contact the Host directly. Many of our gardens have closed due to Covid -19.
    I will be in touch soon.

    Best wishes


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