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.
Eat, drink and be entertained with a range of traditional Scottish food and drink sourced from local producers as well as experience year-round live entertainment and events.
Bag for Life Competition
September 10, 2014
CompetitionsIt’s time to vote for your favourite Bag for Life design! Read more
Job opportunity with GG BID
September 10, 2014
E-newslettersAn exciting job opportunity in the capacity of Markering Assistant is now being offered by the Greater Grassmarket Business Improvement District
. Read more
Announcing the Winner of our #IndieGrassmarket Competition
August 19, 2014
Introducing Sarah, the winner of our £250 prize draw! Read more
Festival Muralist paints giant mural of the Grassmarket area during the Edinburgh Festival
August 4, 2014
EventsThis August our artist in residence, Chris Rutterford, is appearing in the centre of the Grassmarket Monday to Friday to build a 32 foot double sided mural depicting scenes from the area's history. Read more