Destination guide

Take in the waterfront beauty of South Queensferry

Learn about the unique charm of South Queensferry with a stay in a holiday home rental. Revered for its restaurants, bars and boating, this city is both welcoming and trendy. Murrayfield Stadium and Edinburgh International Conference Centre are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Sightseeing in and around South Queensferry

Are you hoping to find attractions to visit in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that South Queensferry has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Edinburgh Zoo (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
  • Our Dynamic Earth (8.7 mi / 14.1 km)
  • Royal Commonwealth Pool (9.1 mi / 14.6 km)
  • Deep Sea World (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Royal Burgess Golf Course (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
  • Bruntsfield Links Golf Course (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of South Queensferry

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to take in the scenery, South Queensferry is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Princes Street Gardens (8 mi / 12.9 km)
  • Arthur's Seat (9 mi / 14.4 km)
  • Royal Botanic Garden (7.1 mi / 11.5 km)
  • Calton Hill (8.4 mi / 13.6 km)
  • Holyrood Park (9.7 mi / 15.6 km)
  • Cramond Island (4 mi / 6.5 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around South Queensferry

The nearest airport is in Edinburgh (EDI), located 2.9 mi (4.7 km) from the city centre.

If you'd prefer to travel by train, the main station is South Queensferry Dalmeny Station.

How many holiday accommodation are available around South Queensferry?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,107 holiday rentals around South Queensferry. From 202 Houses to 1,820 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 South Queensferry is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to South Queensferry?

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 South Queensferry:

  • Old Town: 1,130 holiday homes
  • New Town: 1,198 holiday homes
  • Leith: 611 holiday homes
  • Bruntsfield: 1,769 holiday homes
  • Trinity: 176 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 South Queensferry?

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

  • South Queensferry Dalmeny Station: 2,304 holiday rentals
  • Hopetoun House: 2,306 holiday rentals
  • Forth Rail Bridge: 2,307 holiday rentals
  • Dundas Castle: 2,299 holiday rentals
  • Queensferry Museum: 2,306 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around South Queensferry 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 South Queensferry?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 202 Houses in South Queensferry. Our other popular types of South Queensferry holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 1,820 holiday houses
  • Villas: 3 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 58 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 South Queensferry?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 19 holiday homes with pool available in South Queensferry. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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