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Top 4 Things To Do In Dean Village For A Day

By Buvaneshwari Gopinath - August 6, 2020
Dean Village

Dean Village in the city of Edinburgh, United Kingdom takes you back into the 18th century. Visit the village to experience home away from home. Above all, the village is far away from the crowd and noise of the cities and surrounded by calmness. The picturesque Scottish village looks like a real-life storybook with cottages and beautiful attractions. When you take a walk around the village and you will feel like you are in fairytale land with scenic views and landscapes. Below is a list of things to do in Dean Village that guarantees maximum fun and happiness to you.

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Dean Village
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Top 4 things to do in Dean Village

1. Visit the Scottish National Museum

The beautiful museum sits alongside the Water of Leith. It is the country’s famous modern art museum. It is also known as the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art. Established in the 18th century, the museum exhibits famous hand works, artworks, exquisite collection of artefacts belonging to different eras. Above all, the museum bagged the Gulbenkian Prize in 2004.

Location: Chambers St, Edinburgh EH1 1JF, United Kingdom

Opening hours: The museum is open to the public between Tuesdays and Sundays, from 10 AM – 5 PM. Entry is free for all.

2. Take a look at the Victorian era well

The Victorian era well is built in the late 18th century. The entire well is structured inducing the golden era’s art styles. The well was constructed for the families that lived in the Dean Village. More than that, to have better-living conditions throughout and have clean water, the villagers had to obey certain rules. And, these rules let the villagers live in peace and harmony than the other villages. Also, you can a spot beautiful clock near the well, where you can pose for beautiful pictures.

Buildings in Dean Village
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3. Dean Cemetery

Situated to the north of the Dean Village, the cemetery is exclusively for most powerful British individuals. The graveyard tells you many Victorian stories and boasts significant monuments. Above all, the ornate monuments of famous people like Arthur Conan Doyle, Dr Joesph Bell can be found in this cemetery. In conclusion, the Dean cemetery is a photogenic site in the village with many beautiful sculptures of the yesteryear.

Location: 63 Dean Path, Edinburgh EH4 3AT, United Kingdom

Opening hours: The cemetery is open for visitors all throughout the week between 9 AM and 5 PM.

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4. Taste St Bernand’s healing water

Discovered by the locals in the late 17th century, the famous spring water of the Leith is known all over the world. People of the village believe that the fresh spring water has magical healing properties. Here is the magical story of the healing water. Anyone who drinks it will be blessed with good health and wealth. Not just that, people from the neighbouring villages fled to drink the magical water for a living a better life. More than that, medicinal practitioners from different parts of the world come here to taste the water.

Dean Cemetery
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