Soutra Aisle is a family burial vault dating back to 1686. The burial site was constructed after the Scottish Church banned the construction of monuments within churches. The Soutra Aisle is a beautiful attraction ornately carved from medieval stone. The site has been well maintained and a considerable amount of investment has been made to bring the attraction back to its original glory. This is a must see site for all would be tourists to Edinburgh.
The Soutra Aisle also markets the site of the most advanced medieval hospital in all of Scotland. This formal hospital site has been the focus of intense investigation into medieval medical practices. By visiting the site you will have the unique opportunity to learn more about medical practices carried out throughout the UK hundreds of years ago as well as understanding why the Aisle is so important. The site also boosts magnificent vies of the surrounding area.