Hidden Gem (Groups only tour)
Described as a “a silver thread in
a ribbon of green"
A walk along Edinburgh’s river the Water of Leith, and stroll
through the historical Dean Village and cemetery ending up at two of
Edinburgh’s modern art galleries. Generally the starting point is
Stockbridge (Hamilton Place) 15 minutes from the city centre.
Highlights along the way: Dean Village lies beneath Thomas Telford's
famous Dean Bridge and is a fascinating blend of old and new
architecture was a former centre of milling reaching back to the
12th century The area has a bit of a storybook feel to it with its
quirky old buildings overlooking the Water of Leith and its bridges
and winding pathways. Walk along the Water of Leith towards nearby
Stockbridge and you'll come across St Bernard's Well with its faux
temple. Or, if you head in the other direction, you’re just a short
walk from the National Gallery of Modern Art and the Dean Gallery.