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Built in the 1880's as model housing for local workers, it adds to the picturesque charm of the area. A little short walk from the village is the Dean Gallery and the Gallery of Modern Art. Both impressive classical buildings in their own right, now converted to art galleries.

The most striking building in the Dean Village is Well Court, recently restored with support from the World Heritage.

A short walk from the village is the Dean Gallery and the Gallery of Modern Art. Both impressive classical buildings in their own right, now converted to their use as art galleries.

The most striking building in the Dean Village is Well Court, recently restored with the help of Edinburgh World Heritage. Built in the 1880s as model housing for local workers, it adds to the picturesque charm of the area.

The Dean Village is a tranquil green oasis on the Water of Leith, only five minutes walk from Princes Street.

In the past the village was the centre of the milling of water mills and the remnants of the industry can still be seen today. Look out for mill stones and carved stone plaques with bake...

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a week ago
One of the most beautiful parts of Edinburgh. Perfect location for taking pictures of old town charm of Edinburgh. Cobblestone pathways through the village lead up to Leith Walk and gives a picturesque view of the village!
- Apoorva C
4 weeks ago
Very cute village that looks like it’s out of a painting. One of the must visit places in Edinburgh that I highly recommend. It’s peaceful, close to the city center and a great place to take wonderful pictures.
Syeda
a week ago
We really enjoyed our walk here few weeks ago. We have lovely memories and nice photos. Highly recommend.
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