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St Columba's Hospice

Door open days

29 September 2018 (11.00-16.00)


St. Columba’s Hospice opened in 1977. The Hospice provides palliative and end-of-life care to patients, support for their families, and specialist education to health care professionals.

We have several buildings: a new inpatient and outpatient Hospice opened in 2014 on our existing site. This incorporates Challenger Lodge, a B Listed building containing our administrative offices.



Key Information

Building Date: c.1828 & 2011


Activities: Guided talks, architectural models


Visitors will be able to see: Challenger Lodge (administration and meeting rooms), Day Hospice areas, and the Iona café. Inpatient areas will not be open to visitors.


Year Of Young People: Young musicians from a local school will contribute to the welcoming atmosphere on the day by playing a series of musical interludes of varied styles.

Where to find us

  • 15 & 17 Boswall Road
  • Edinburgh
  • EH5 3RW