Lady Stair's Close is one of the Royal Mile closes. These
closes are narrow lanes on either side of the Royal Mile.
They pass between the high buildings and emerge into the Royal
Lady Stair's Close leads to the north from the Lawnmarket past
Lady Stair's House, now the Writer's Museum, towards a point in the
Mound close to the
Church of Scotland's offices, looking down on the
Galleries of Scotland