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St Mary's Star Of The Sea

Door open days

30 September 2018 (13:00 - 17:00)


A Pugin and Son designed church in classical style constructed between 1852-1854. The church has over 20 stained-glass windows, a main alter and two side alters.? One of these is dedicated to Mary, Star of the Sea, the patron saint of Leith since the 12th century. There is also a lovely silver boat with Leith?s motto, and recently renovated paintings. In the middle of the church is a stone baptismal font made by Graciela Ainsworth, a local sculptress based in Leith.


Year Of Young People: The church has several community groups for youngsters, for example mother and toddler groups, brownies, as well as being a hub for social and community care for the good of all.


Key Information

Guided tours, lectures/talks, information leaflets/notes, behind the scenes access, stewards/volunteers at key points, refreshments.


Where to find us

  • 106 Constitution Street
  • Edinburgh
  • EH6 6AW