Warriston’s Close High Street Royal Mile Edinburgh

 Warriston Close  and Writers' Court High Street Royal Mile Edinburgh    Royal Mile High Street Warriston's Close-and Writers Court Edinburgh


The site of John Knox’s Manse can be found in Warriston’s Close. Go in the Archway marked  Warriston’s Close and Writer’s Court and turn left and down steps and you will see the plaque next to a black door. Other people who lived here are Sir Archibald Johnston (Lord Warriston) 1611 -1663, who named the Close.  Sir Thomas Craig of Riccarton and William and Robert Chambers who lived in Writers’ Close near the foot of Warriston’s Close The previous name of Warriston’s close was Bruce’s Close. Access to Warriston Close can also be gained from Roxburgh’s Close.


John Knox House Warriston Close Royal Mile Edinburgh


Link to Writers’ Court

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