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

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.

Where to stay near Leith?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 588 holiday rentals near Leith. From 538 Condos/Apartments to 44 Houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Leith for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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:

  • Old Town: 1,072 holiday homes
  • New Town: 1,108 holiday homes
  • Bruntsfield: 1,671 holiday homes
  • Trinity: 177 holiday homes
  • Pleasance: 392 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?

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

  • Easter Road Stadium: 2,233 holiday rentals
  • Edinburgh Port: 2,291 holiday rentals
  • Trinity House: 2,259 holiday rentals
  • Pilrig Saint Paul's Church: 2,235 holiday rentals
  • Ocean Terminal Shopping Centre: 2,275 holiday rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 538 Condos/Apartments in Leith. Our other popular types of Leith holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 44 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 3 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 3 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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