Destination guide

The theatrical area of Slateford awaits your stay

Enjoy the theatre scene and other features of Slateford. This city has something for everyone. 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, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in and around Slateford

Do you want to discover attractions to visit in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Slateford a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Edinburgh Zoo (1.3 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Royal Commonwealth Pool (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Our Dynamic Earth (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Mortonhall Golf Course (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Braid Hills Golf Course (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Baberton Golf Club (2.3 mi / 3.8 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Slateford

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Slateford is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Princes Street Gardens (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Arthur's Seat (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Royal Botanic Garden (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Calton Hill (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Holyrood Park (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • The Meadows (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Slateford

Fly into Edinburgh (EDI), the closest airport, located 4.9 mi (7.8 km) from the city centre.

If you'd rather travel by train, the main station is Slateford Station.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Slateford?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 47 holiday rentals around Slateford. From 6 holiday houses to 40 flats & 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 Slateford is on Stayz.

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

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 Slateford:

  • Stockbridge: 419 holiday homes
  • Old Town: 1,027 holiday homes
  • New Town: 1,088 holiday homes
  • Leith: 531 holiday homes
  • West End: 797 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 Slateford?

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

  • Slateford Station: 2,092 holiday rentals
  • Edinburgh Corn Exchange: 2,091 holiday rentals
  • Pentland Hills Regional Park: 2,080 holiday rentals
  • Edinburgh Waverley Station: 2,119 holiday rentals
  • Dean Village: 2,107 holiday rentals

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

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 6 Houses in Slateford. Our other popular types of Slateford holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 40 holiday houses
  • Studios: 40 holiday houses
  • Apartment: 40 holiday houses

Can I find a holiday accommodation with internet/wifi in Slateford?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 41 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in Slateford. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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