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The charming area of Balerno awaits your stay

Learn about the unique charm of Balerno with a stay in a holiday home rental. This romantic city attracts visitors thanks to its shopping and restaurants. Murrayfield Stadium and Edinburgh International Conference Centre are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Activities and attractions in and around Balerno

Do you want to find 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 experience everything that makes Balerno a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Edinburgh Zoo (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
  • Royal Commonwealth Pool (9 mi / 14.5 km)
  • Our Dynamic Earth (9.4 mi / 15.2 km)
  • Dalmahoy Golf Course (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Baberton Golf Club (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
  • Midlothian Snowsports Centre (5.9 mi / 9.4 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Balerno

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Balerno is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Princes Street Gardens (8.9 mi / 14.3 km)
  • Arthur's Seat (9.6 mi / 15.4 km)
  • Royal Botanic Garden (9.2 mi / 14.8 km)
  • Calton Hill (9.5 mi / 15.2 km)
  • Holyrood Park (9.6 mi / 15.5 km)
  • Pentland Hills Regional Park (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Balerno

Fly into Edinburgh (EDI), the closest airport, located 6.3 mi (10.2 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Balerno?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,136 holiday rentals around Balerno. From 159 Houses to 1,875 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 Balerno is on Stayz.

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

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 Balerno:

  • New Town: 1,222 holiday homes
  • Old Town: 1,155 holiday homes
  • Leith: 630 holiday homes
  • West End: 900 holiday homes
  • Newington: 672 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 Balerno?

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

  • Malleny Garden: 2,310 holiday rentals
  • Dean Village: 2,346 holiday rentals
  • Edinburgh Castle: 2,346 holiday rentals
  • Braid Hills Golf Course: 2,336 holiday rentals
  • Edinburgh (ZXE-Edinburgh Waverly Train Station): 2,365 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Balerno 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 Balerno?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 159 Houses in Balerno. Our other popular types of Balerno holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 1,875 holiday houses
  • Villas: 3 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 73 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 Balerno?

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

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