Destination guide

Find the perfect holiday rental for your Penicuik getaway

The parks and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambience to your holiday home in Penicuik. One of the city's many top draws is its golfing. Murrayfield Stadium and Edinburgh International Conference Centre are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in and around Penicuik

Are you hoping to discover top things to see and do in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Penicuik a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Edinburgh Zoo (8.6 mi / 13.9 km)
  • Royal Commonwealth Pool (9 mi / 14.5 km)
  • Our Dynamic Earth (9.7 mi / 15.7 km)
  • Midlothian Snowsports Centre (5.1 mi / 8.3 km)
  • Baberton Golf Club (6.2 mi / 10 km)
  • Mortonhall Golf Course (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Penicuik

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Penicuik is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Princes Street Gardens (9.5 mi / 15.3 km)
  • Arthur's Seat (9.8 mi / 15.8 km)
  • Holyrood Park (9.4 mi / 15.2 km)
  • Calton Hill (9.9 mi / 16 km)
  • Royal Botanic Garden (10.3 mi / 16.6 km)
  • Pentland Hills Regional Park (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Penicuik

The nearest airport is in Edinburgh (EDI), located 9.9 mi (16 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Penicuik?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,937 holiday rentals around Penicuik. From 173 Houses to 1,686 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Penicuik is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Penicuik?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Penicuik:

  • Old Town: 1,052 holiday homes
  • New Town: 1,119 holiday homes
  • Leith: 575 holiday homes
  • Bruntsfield: 1,641 holiday homes
  • Trinity: 166 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Penicuik?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Penicuik. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Pentland Hills Regional Park: 2,127 holiday rentals
  • Glencorse Golf Club: 2,197 holiday rentals
  • Edinburgh Castle: 2,152 holiday rentals
  • Portobello Beach: 2,207 holiday rentals
  • Braid Hills Golf Course: 2,138 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Penicuik listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Penicuik?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 173 Houses in Penicuik. Our other popular types of Penicuik holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 1,686 holiday houses
  • Villas: 4 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 49 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Penicuik?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 20 holiday homes with pool available in Penicuik. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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