Canonmills combines all the charm of Edinburgh with the covinience of modern amenities. If you are looking for a home in Canonmils, you've come to the right place.

Canonmills at a glance*

Average selling price
Median time to sell
22 days
Average % of Home Report achieved
Most popular property type
2 bedroom flat

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* Figures are based on properties marketed and sold through ESPC. Home Report valuations relate to properties where the Home Report was available on Figures relate to the 6 month period ending on 31/08/2023

Canonmills, just a short walk from the commercial heart of Edinburgh offers all the convenience of City Centre living combined with the benefits of good local amenities. Areas nearby include Broughton, Bellevue and Inverleith. Houses in Canonmills are a mixture of traditional flats, family homes and new modern developments.



High Schools
Drummond Community High School
St Thomas Of Aquin's High

Primary Schools
Broughton Primary School
St Mary's RC Primary School (Edinburgh)


Canonmills doesn't have its own train station, however, residents are within walking distance of Waverley Train Station where they can take a train to other areas of Edinburgh, Scotland and the UK. Visit the ScotRail website to find out more

Near Waverley Train Station there is an Edinburgh Tram stop, where residents can take a tram right out to Edinburgh Airport or Ocean Terminal with a generous selection of stops along the way. Visit the Edinburgh Trams website for more details

Lothian Buses run several buses through Canonmills or nearby. All the routes run into the city centre, but to different areas of Edinburgh when travelling out of the city centre. Visit the Lothian Buses website for more details and to download timetables. 

Edinburgh Bus Station is also only a 20-minute walk away, where residents can travel to other parts of Scotland the UK via Megabus and CityLink. Residents can also get a train or tram to the Bus Station if they don't want to walk. Visit the Megabus website here and the Citylink website here

Green Space

Canonmills is home to small amount of green space, such as St Marks Park. The main attraction however is the Royal Botanic Garden, which lies just west of Canonmills. 

Residents of Canonmills are also within walking distance of Princess Street Gardens. 


Cannonmills is quieter than the other areas of Edinburgh city centre, however you can find bars and pubs in the nearby area of Stockbridge, Broughton and New Town. For a big night out, you're still not far from the clubs on the Royal Mile and around Cowgate.


Residents can sign up for a GP at Eyre Medical Practice and Annandale Medical Practice. As for dentists, residents can stop by Bellevue Dental Practice, Howard Place Dental Practice and Lothian Dental Group.

Food Shopping

There is both a Tesco Superstore and LIDL in Canonmills, as well as a M&S Simply Food.


Bridge Family Church
Capital City Church International
Canonmills Baptist Church
Grace Baptist Church

The Annandale Mosque is less than a 20-minute walk away. 

Chabad Jewish Community of Edinburgh is over a 30-minute walk from Canonmills. The Edinburgh Hebrew Congregation is almost an hour's walk away, but is a 15-minute drive.