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
The Grassmarket Hotel - A Fresh New Look, 10% Discount and Complimentary Prosecco!
Our friends at The Grassmarket Hotel have just had a fresh new look just in time for winter, offering 42 fresh and cosy bedrooms with a perfect location that’s ideal for exploring Edinburgh with many of the city’s best attractions just moments from their doorstep.
The Old Town's Christmas!
The Old Town's Christmas officially launches in the Grassmarket on the 7th of December with late night Christmas shopping and free family friendly events!
Book and a (FREE) Brew!
The Greater Grassmarket is celebrating Book Week Scotland with a fabulous Book and a Brew deal, offering customers a free hot drink when they buy or borrow a book between 30th November and 3rd December.
Halloween in the Grassmarket - 28th Oct
Interactive Halloween entertainment perfect for children and adults alike...