Greyfriars Bobby Memorial Statue, Edinburgh

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Standing on Candlemaker Row, the bronze statue Greyfriars Bobby Memorial Statue commemorates the fidelity of Bobby, a Skye terrier. As legend goes, Bobby was the loyal and tenacious watchdog of John Gray, Constable of Edinburg. When his master died tragically, Bobby would go to Greyfriars Kirkyard to sleep on his master’s grave every night. This is an easy stop if you’re visiting Greyfriars Kirkyard. Rub his nose for luck. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Greyfriars Bobby Memorial Statue by using our Edinburgh planning tool.
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  • Story is that his master dies he lies on his graves for a long time and people brought food for the dog. Touching story.  more »
  • Good pub with great food in an interesting and varied menu. Well worth a visit when you visit Greyfriar's Bobby, the dog out front. Comfortable seating, friendly staff. The only downside is there.....  more »
  • Ever since I was a wee girl and heard the story of Greyfriar's Bobby, I have wanted to visit. I finally had the chance last summer when I visited my cousin in Glasgow. I took many photos and rubbed...  more »

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