Destination guide

The friendly area of Ravelston awaits your stay

Learn about the unique charm of Ravelston with a stay in a private vacation home. Well-liked for its restaurants, sporting events and shopping, this city is both welcoming and romantic. Murrayfield Stadium and Edinburgh International Conference Centre are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in Ravelston

Are you searching for things to do in the city? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that Ravelston has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Edinburgh Zoo (1.2 mi / 2 km)
  • Our Dynamic Earth (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
  • Royal Commonwealth Pool (2.9 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Bruntsfield Links Golf Course (1.8 mi / 3 km)
  • Omni Centre Edinburgh (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Royal Burgess Golf Course (2.5 mi / 4 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Ravelston

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Ravelston is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Princes Street Gardens (1.8 mi / 3 km)
  • Arthur's Seat (2.9 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Royal Botanic Garden (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Calton Hill (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Holyrood Park (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Inverleith (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)

Transportation options to and around Ravelston

The nearest airport is in Edinburgh (EDI), located 4.7 mi (7.5 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Ravelston?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 136 holiday lettings near Ravelston. From 16 Houses to 116 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 Ravelston is on HomeAway.

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

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 Ravelston:

  • Haymarket: 1,398 holiday homes
  • Leith: 574 holiday homes
  • Morningside: 180 holiday homes
  • Newington: 615 holiday homes
  • West End: 814 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 Ravelston?

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

  • Dalgety Bay Station: 2,191 holiday lettings
  • Writers' Museum: 2,156 holiday lettings
  • Edinburgh Castle: 2,145 holiday lettings
  • The Meadows: 2,144 holiday lettings
  • Tartan Weaving Mill: 2,149 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 16 Houses in Ravelston. Our other popular types of Ravelston holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 116 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 3 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 3 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 internet/wifi in Ravelston?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 131 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in Ravelston. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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