Destination guide

Find the perfect vacation rental for your Lochgelly getaway

Experience the unique character of Lochgelly with a stay in a vacation home rental. This city has something for everyone. Royal Yacht Britannia and Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Sightseeing in and around Lochgelly

Are you looking for top things to see and do while you're in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that Lochgelly has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Edinburgh Zoo (14.3 mi / 23.1 km)
  • Our Dynamic Earth (14.3 mi / 23.1 km)
  • Royal Commonwealth Pool (15.1 mi / 24.3 km)
  • Knockhill Racing Circuit (8.7 mi / 14.1 km)
  • Abbot House (8.7 mi / 14.1 km)
  • Deep Sea World (10.5 mi / 17 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Lochgelly

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Lochgelly is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Princes Street Gardens (14.1 mi / 22.7 km)
  • Arthur's Seat (14.4 mi / 23.2 km)
  • Royal Botanic Garden (13 mi / 21 km)
  • Calton Hill (14 mi / 22.5 km)
  • Holyrood Park (15.2 mi / 24.4 km)
  • Yellowscott Country Park (6 mi / 9.6 km)

Transportation options to and around Lochgelly

Fly into Edinburgh (EDI), the closest airport, located 14.2 mi (22.9 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Dundee (DND), which is 23.2 mi (37.4 km) away.

If you're traveling by train, make your way to Cardenden Station or Lochgelly Station and explore the city from there.

Where to stay around Lochgelly?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 150 holiday lettings near Lochgelly. From 33 Houses to 75 Condos/Apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Lochgelly is on HomeAway.

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

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Lochgelly:

  • Haymarket: 1,398 holiday homes
  • Morningside: 188 holiday homes
  • Newington: 625 holiday homes
  • West End: 828 holiday homes
  • Trinity: 178 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Lochgelly?

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

  • Cardenden Station: 2,303 holiday lettings
  • Lochgelly Station: 2,293 holiday lettings
  • Dalgety Bay Station: 2,206 holiday lettings
  • Writers' Museum: 2,161 holiday lettings
  • Edinburgh Castle: 2,145 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 33 Houses in Lochgelly. Our other popular types of Lochgelly holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 75 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 32 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 32 self catering accommodations

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 Lochgelly?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 2 holiday homes with pool available in Lochgelly. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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