Destination guide

Head to the friendly city of Dalkeith

Enjoy the cathedral and other features of Dalkeith. This welcoming and romantic city entices travelers with its restaurants and bars. Arthur's Seat and Palace of Holyroodhouse are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in Dalkeith

Are you searching for things to do in the city? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Dalkeith a fun place to get away. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Royal Commonwealth Pool (5.9 mi / 9.6 km)
  • Our Dynamic Earth (6.5 mi / 10.4 km)
  • Edinburgh Zoo (9.3 mi / 15 km)
  • Muirfield Golf Course (13.4 mi / 21.5 km)
  • Butterfly and Insect World (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Gilmerton Cove (3.5 mi / 5.7 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Dalkeith

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

  • Arthur's Seat (6.3 mi / 10.1 km)
  • Princes Street Gardens (7.1 mi / 11.5 km)
  • Holyrood Park (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Calton Hill (6.8 mi / 11 km)
  • Royal Botanic Garden (8.2 mi / 13.2 km)
  • Dalkeith Country Park (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)

Traveling to and around Dalkeith

The nearest airport is in Edinburgh (EDI), located 13 mi (20.9 km) from the city center.

If you prefer to travel by train, Eskbank Station, Newtongrange Station and Shawfair Station are the main stations that serve the city.

Where to stay around Dalkeith?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,990 holiday lettings near Dalkeith. From 184 Houses to 1,739 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 Dalkeith is on HomeAway.

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

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 Dalkeith:

  • Haymarket: 1,461 holiday homes
  • Leith: 589 holiday homes
  • Morningside: 198 holiday homes
  • Newington: 628 holiday homes
  • West End: 853 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 Dalkeith?

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

  • Dalkeith Country Park: 2,213 holiday lettings
  • Eskbank Station: 2,221 holiday lettings
  • Newtongrange Station: 2,203 holiday lettings
  • Shawfair Station: 2,231 holiday lettings
  • Scottish Mining Museum: 2,174 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 184 Houses in Dalkeith. Our other popular types of Dalkeith holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 1,739 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 5 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 40 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Dalkeith?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 29 holiday homes with pool available in Dalkeith. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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