Come and explore this former Victorian Bathhouse turned Tapestry Studio and realise your wedding dreams.

More than event spaces, Dovecot offer a creative environment rich in history in the heart of Edinburgh Old Town.

Housed in beautifully restored Victorian baths, Dovecot Studios is home to an internationally renowned tapestry studio and is a centre for contemporary art, craft, and design. Offering unique and adaptable spaces, Dovecot is the perfect venue for a range of events from small meetings and workshops, to weddings and award ceremonies.

Dovecot has five versatile event spaces, allowing for all types of events including conferences, drinks receptions, meetings, and launches to accommodate 20 to 250 guests. The expert Events Team at Dovecot work in partnership with caterers and audio visual specialists to make your bespoke event come to life in our cultural and historic surroundings.

Learn more about the Meeting Room, Ladies Baths, Viewing Balcony, and Weaving Floor and how we can help you bring your events to life, and follow our Dovecot Venue Hire instagram for more on our beautiful spaces.

When you hire a space at Dovecot, your fee contributes to the charitable mission of the Dovecot Foundation which ensures the long-term future of tapestry weaving in Scotland.

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Please note the Tapestry Viewing Balcony will be closed on Saturday 23rd October due to a wedding. Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience.

Gallery & Shop

Gallery & Shop
Mon–Sat: 10am–5pm (including Sundays during August)

Tapestry Studio Viewing Balcony
Mon-Fri: 12–3pm
Sat: 10am–5pm

Café

Pinks at Dovecot
Mon–Sat: 9:30am - 4:30pm (last sitting)

Christmas Opening Times:

Closed Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day.
Open 27th – 31st December*

*Please note early closing at 4pm on 23rd Dec and New Year’s Eve.