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Dovecot is prominently located on Infirmary Street in Edinburgh’s Old Town, close to the National Museum of Scotland, The Festival Theatre and Waverley Train Station.

Transport

Walk

Dovecot is a 10 minute walk from Waverley Train Station, Princes Street, Edinburgh Castle and Holyrood Palace.

Bus

Lothian Bus routes 3, 3A, 5, 7, 8, 14, 29, 30, 31, 33, 37, 47, X47, 48, X48, 49.

Train

The closest train station is Edinburgh Waverley. From here it is a 10 minute walk or 5 minute taxi journey to Dovecot.

Bicycle

Edinburgh has a number of cycle lanes and paths. Dovecot has a bike rail at the front of the building.

Car

There is 2 hour on-street parking on Infirmary Street. The closest public car park is the NCP car park on Holyrood Road.

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Gallery & Shop

Dovecot will reopen to the public from 15 July 2020

July 2020 opening times:
Gallery & Shop
Wed-Sat: 10am-5pm

From August 2020 opening times:
Gallery & Shop
Mon-Sat: 10am-5pm

Closed 24, 25, 26 December 2020 and 1 January 2021

Tapestry Studio Viewing Balcony
July 2020 opening times:
Sat 10am-5pm

From August 2020 opening times:
Mon-Fri 12-3pm
Sat 10am-5pm

Closed 24, 25, 26 December 2020 and 1 January 2021

Café

The Pantry at Dovecot is temporarily closed as from 18 March 2020. Please see our website and social media for updates

Usual Opening Times:
Mon-Fri 9am-5pm
Sat 10am-5pm

Closed 24, 25, 26 December 2020 and 1 January 2021