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

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.

Where to stay near Slateford?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 61 holiday rentals near Slateford. From 9 Houses to 50 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Slateford for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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:

  • Old Town: 1,082 holiday homes
  • New Town: 1,148 holiday homes
  • Leith: 612 holiday homes
  • Bruntsfield: 1,732 holiday homes
  • Trinity: 181 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?

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

  • Water of Leith Visitor Centre: 2,219 holiday rentals
  • Edinburgh Corn Exchange: 2,215 holiday rentals
  • Slateford Station: 2,217 holiday rentals
  • Edinburgh Castle: 2,238 holiday rentals
  • Pentland Hills Regional Park: 2,204 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Slateford listed on HomeAway 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. HomeAway offers 9 Houses in Slateford. Our other popular types of Slateford holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 50 holiday houses
  • Studios: 49 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 54 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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