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St Mary's Cathedral

How to get to St Mary's Cathedral


North Lawn, St Mary's Cathedral, Palmerston Place, Edinburgh, EH12 5AW



Notes on finding the venue entrance

Standing facing the front of the cathedral in Palmerston Place, the lawn is the large area to the left (north) of the cathedral. The dancing will take place at the area of the lawn closest to the cathedral.
The area is fenced off from the street. There are two access points, either from close to the main doors in Palmertson Place, or from Chester Street (near the Walpole Hall).  

Accessibility (for spectators)

Level access

Nearby bus routes

Lothian buses include 3, 4, 25, 26, 31, 33 and 44 at West Maitland Street, and the Airlink 100 at Haymarket Station.  There is a tram stop at the West End.

Journey planner

Lothian Buses information is at who also provide a journey planner to assist you.

Car parking

Palmerston Place and adjacent streets are not metered in the evenings (after 6.30pm).

Cycle access

Cycles could be wheeled into the lawn area and left close to the dancing area.


Haymarket Station is nearby (0.5km/0.3 miles), with Waverley Station being just under 2km away (1.2 miles).