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Find the perfect holiday rental for your Pencaitland getaway

Learn about the unique charm of Pencaitland with a stay in a holiday home rental. This city has something for everyone. Arthur's Seat and Palace of Holyroodhouse are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in Pencaitland

Do you want to discover attractions to see while you're in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Pencaitland a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Muirfield Golf Course (9.5 mi / 15.4 km)
  • Royal Commonwealth Pool (10.9 mi / 17.6 km)
  • Our Dynamic Earth (11.2 mi / 18 km)
  • Edinburgh Zoo (14.6 mi / 23.5 km)
  • Longniddry Golf Club (4.7 mi / 7.5 km)
  • Butterfly and Insect World (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Pencaitland

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

  • Arthur's Seat (11 mi / 17.7 km)
  • Princes Street Gardens (12 mi / 19.3 km)
  • Holyrood Park (10.3 mi / 16.6 km)
  • Calton Hill (11.5 mi / 18.5 km)
  • Royal Botanic Garden (12.8 mi / 20.6 km)
  • Longniddry Bents (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Pencaitland

The nearest airport is in Edinburgh (EDI), located 18.3 mi (29.5 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Pencaitland?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 140 holiday rentals around Pencaitland. From 31 Houses to 67 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 Pencaitland is on Stayz.

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

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 Pencaitland:

  • New Town: 1,222 holiday homes
  • Old Town: 1,153 holiday homes
  • Leith: 629 holiday homes
  • Newington: 673 holiday homes
  • Morningside: 207 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 Pencaitland?

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

  • Elie Beach: 740 holiday rentals
  • Portobello Beach: 2,392 holiday rentals
  • Lennoxlove Historic House: 2,415 holiday rentals
  • Rosslyn Chapel (Collegiate Chapel of St. Matthew): 2,309 holiday rentals
  • Trinity House: 2,437 holiday rentals

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

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 31 Houses in Pencaitland. Our other popular types of Pencaitland holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 67 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 27 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 27 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Pencaitland?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 13 holiday homes with pool available in Pencaitland. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.