Welcome to the Greater Grassmarket
"Must-see in Edinburgh"
Steeped in some of Edinburgh’s greatest history, Greater Grassmarket is only a minutes' walk from the popular Royal Mile and visitor favourite, the National Museum of Scotland.
Stroll along the old George IV Bridge, where you’ll meet the famous Greyfriars Bobby, before walking through some of Edinburgh’s oldest and most photographed streets including Candlemaker Row, Victoria Street, West Port and our famous view of the great Edinburgh Castle.
A vibrant and popular meeting place for visitors and locals alike, you can soak up the medieval atmosphere of the Greater Grassmarket with its splendid views of the nearby castle.
Experience Edinburgh’s creative side and enjoy our unique specialist shopping delivered by dedicated craftsmen, artisans and experts. With over 90% independent shops, we are Edinburgh's independent shopping destination.
Greater Grassmarket News
Grab your hat and your Cheshire Cat for the Greater Grassmarket
An alternative Valentine's Day for (book)lovers
Valentine's day is also International Book Giving Day, so Golden Hare Books have come up with an exciting way to celebrate...Read more
New E-newsletter: Find out all the goings on in our area!
A grisly souvenir comes to the Grassmarket
A calling card case made out of the skin of notorious Edinburgh “bodysnatcher” William Burke is now on permanent display at The Cadies & Witchery Tours shop...Read more