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
Let's Circus in The Grassmarket! FREE EVENT
The Grassmarket brings the award winning circus show 'Elixir' to our community stage on both Saturday 18th June and Sunday 19th June (12:30 - 3pm) in association with Let's Circus (the Travelling Circus School and International Performance Company).
The Greater Grassmarket Walking Wedding Fair!
Walk around our lovely area nestled beneath Edinburgh Castle and browse, sample and enjoy some special offers from a long list of independent high end suppliers ready to welcome you and give expert advice for that special day!
#GGLocalHero, Angus Ferguson from Demijohn the Liquid Deli
Victoria Street local hero, Angus Ferguson gives us an exclusive insight into the unique world of Demijohn the liquid deli!
PITCH - FREE Family Event! - Sunday 15th May
Conflux's quarterly scratch event expands to host an all-day line up of performance at Dance Base and in the Grassmarket Square. Emerging and established artists try out new ideas and works-in-progress in front of an audience.