Destination guide

The charming area of Balerno awaits your stay

Experience the unique character of Balerno with a stay in a vacation home rental. This romantic city allures visitors with its shopping and restaurants. Murrayfield Stadium and Edinburgh International Conference Centre 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.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Balerno

Do you want to find top things to see and do in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Balerno a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Edinburgh Zoo (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
  • Royal Commonwealth Pool (9 mi / 14.5 km)
  • Our Dynamic Earth (9.4 mi / 15.2 km)
  • Dalmahoy Golf Course (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Baberton Golf Club (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
  • Midlothian Snowsports Centre (5.9 mi / 9.4 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Balerno

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Balerno is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Princes Street Gardens (8.9 mi / 14.3 km)
  • Arthur's Seat (9.6 mi / 15.4 km)
  • Royal Botanic Garden (9.2 mi / 14.8 km)
  • Calton Hill (9.5 mi / 15.2 km)
  • Holyrood Park (9.6 mi / 15.5 km)
  • Pentland Hills Regional Park (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
Transport

Transportation options to and around Balerno

Fly into Edinburgh (EDI), the closest airport, located 6.3 mi (10.2 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Balerno?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,934 holiday lettings near Balerno. From 170 Houses to 1,705 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 Balerno is on HomeAway.

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

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 Balerno:

  • Haymarket: 1,398 holiday homes
  • West End: 816 holiday homes
  • New Town: 1,084 holiday homes
  • Old Town: 1,058 holiday homes
  • Bruntsfield: 1,630 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 Balerno?

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

  • Dalgety Bay Station: 2,187 holiday lettings
  • Writers' Museum: 2,148 holiday lettings
  • Edinburgh Castle: 2,137 holiday lettings
  • Princes Street Gardens: 2,157 holiday lettings
  • Inverleith House: 2,133 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 170 Houses in Balerno. Our other popular types of Balerno holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 1,705 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 2 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 39 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 Balerno?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 21 holiday homes with pool available in Balerno. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.