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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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.