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Canongate Kirkyard

Door open days

Edinburgh

The graveyard of the ?Royal Kirk? was established in 1687 and provides glorious views of Calton Hill. Famous people buried here include the economist Adam Smith, the poet Robert Ferguson and Robert Hurd, a 20th century pioneer of conservation architecture who did much work in the Canongate.
There are around 352 headstones, monuments, tombs and other structures.

Key Information

Where to find us

Address
  • 153 CANONGATE,
  • Edinburgh
  • EH8 8BN