Dovecot Studios

Dovecot is a world-renowned tapestry studio in the heart of Edinburgh and a landmark centre for contemporary art, craft and design.

Established in 1912, Dovecot continues a century-long heritage of collaboration with international artists to make exceptional handwoven tapestries and gun-tufted rugs. Alongside the tapestry studio, Dovecot run an exciting programme of exhibitions and events to further explore contemporary art, craft and design.


10 Infirmary Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1LT Google Maps


0131 550 3660


Opening times

Gallery & Shop Mon–Sat, 10am–5pm Tapestry Studio & Viewing Balcony Mon–Fri, 12noon–3pm Sat, 10am–5pm

Exhibitions and events

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Visitor information

  • Step-free access
  • Accessible Toilets
  • Toilets
  • Babychange
  • Café
  • Shop

Nearest bus stop

South Bridge


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Header image credit: Dovecot Studios, Weaving Floor, 2015. Photo: Shannon Tofts

Dovecot Studios

10 Infirmary Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1LT