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
FREE EVENT - Vintage Weekend!
Step back in time with the Greater Grassmarket’s vintage weekend!
The Grassmarket will be transformed into a vintage wonderland on Saturday 30th April and Sunday 1st May from 12pm – 5pm.
Local hero, Moia Henderson - Sahara
In this video Moia gives us an insight into the creative world of Sahara and shares an exclusive sneek peek at a new piece coming this summer!
Let's Explore! Victoria St & West Bow...
Home to Edinburgh's finest restaurants & bars, independent boutiques and unique gift shops. Its fascinating history and architecture make it one of Edinburgh's most photographed streets!
Local Hero, Joyce Forsyth - Designer Scotttish Knitwear
Candlemaker Row's local hero, Joyce Forsyth gives us an exclusive insight into her world of creative Scottish knitwear!