Destination guide

Delight in the oceanfront landscape of Leith

Enjoy the area's history, museums and entertainment with a rental holiday home in Leith. Travellers to this welcoming city praise the shopping, restaurants and seaside. Royal Yacht Britannia and Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in Leith

Are you looking for attractions to visit in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Leith a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Our Dynamic Earth (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Royal Commonwealth Pool (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Edinburgh Zoo (4.3 mi / 7 km)
  • Muirfield Golf Course (14.4 mi / 23.2 km)
  • Omni Centre Edinburgh (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Bruntsfield Links Golf Course (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Leith

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Leith is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Arthur's Seat (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Princes Street Gardens (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • Calton Hill (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Royal Botanic Garden (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Holyrood Park (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Inverleith (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Leith

The nearest airport is in Edinburgh (EDI), located 7.6 mi (12.2 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Leith?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 484 holiday rentals around Leith. From 440 flats & apartments to 28 holiday houses, 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 Leith is on Stayz.

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

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 Leith:

  • Stockbridge: 419 holiday homes
  • Old Town: 1,027 holiday homes
  • New Town: 1,088 holiday homes
  • West End: 797 holiday homes
  • Bruntsfield: 1,573 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 Leith?

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

  • Easter Road Stadium: 2,173 holiday rentals
  • Leith Links: 2,201 holiday rentals
  • Trinity House: 2,195 holiday rentals
  • Ocean Terminal Shopping Centre: 2,206 holiday rentals
  • Edinburgh Port: 2,214 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Leith 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 Condos/Apartments in Leith?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 440 Condos/Apartments in Leith. Our other popular types of Leith holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 28 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 13 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 13 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Leith?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 3 holiday homes with pool available in Leith. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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