The Witchery is located at the top of the Royal Mile, you'll see us on the left hand side of the road as you approach Edinburgh Castle
We are hidden in a collection of ancient buildings in the heart of Edinburgh's historic Old Town. The entrance is though an ancient 'close' below a gilded heraldic sign.
The Witchery by the Castle
The Royal Mile
Edinburgh EH1 2NF
0131 225 5613
For our exact location please see the map on our Contact page
The Witchery on Foot?
We are just below the entrance to Edinburgh castle at the very top of the Royal Mile.
The Witchery by Car?
Edinburgh's Old Town wasn't built with cars in mind, so parking can be tricky. If arriving by car please drop off your luggage with us before parking.
The Witchery by Taxi?
Every Edinburgh cabbie knows the Witchery well and they can drop you off at the door (or very close if during the Edinburgh Military Tattoo or major events such as Edinburgh's Hogmanay).
The Witchery by Train?
We are a short, but very steep, uphill walk from Edinburgh's Waverley Station via Waverley Bridge, North Bank Street and Ramsay Lane. If you've luggage, jump in a taxi when arriving and enjoy the walk when you leave!
The Witchery by Bus?
Lothian Buses 23, 27, 41, 55 & 67 stop nearby on George IV Bridge.
The Witchery by Ship?
If your cruise brings you to Edinburgh for the day, why not combine lunch in a landmark location at the heart of the historic Old Town with Edinburgh's castle and some great speciality shopping right on our doorstep? We are a 15 minute taxi ride from Leith or around 25 minutes if berthed in South Queensferry.
The Witchery by Air?
The Witchery is about 20 minutes from Edinburgh Airport. There is a choice of taxis and shuttle services. The fast airport-city centre bus stops on Waverley Bridge close to the rail station.
If arriving by helicopter let us know. You can land at Edinburgh's only city centre helipad, a short taxi ride away at our Prestonfield hotel. Coordinates are 1.8 nautical miles from Edinburgh N55 degrees 56.13 W 003 degrees 09.54 Altitude +200 feet above sea level. Please advise us in advance if you are arriving by helicopter.
The closest on-street metered parking is at Johnstone Terrace, just a few moments walk from the Witchery. The closest long term NCP car park is at Castle Terrace. EH1 2EW for sat nav.
If you are staying for a while and don't need your car on hand, let us know and you can park for free at our five-star hotel, Prestonfield, which is just a taxi ride away. EH16 5UT for sat nav.