Destination guide

Historic Burntisland will entice you

Take a vacation to Burntisland and enjoy the area's churches, history and culture. This welcoming city allures visitors with its seaside and golfing. Royal Yacht Britannia and Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Burntisland

Are you hoping to find top things to see and do while you're in town? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Burntisland a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Our Dynamic Earth (7.5 mi / 12 km)
  • Edinburgh Zoo (7.8 mi / 12.6 km)
  • Royal Commonwealth Pool (8.2 mi / 13.3 km)
  • Muirfield Golf Course (16 mi / 25.7 km)
  • Bruntsfield Links Golf Course (6.2 mi / 10 km)
  • Deep Sea World (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather averages in Burntisland

If you're planning a vacation around the weather, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 63°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Burntisland

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Burntisland. These are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Princes Street Gardens (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
  • Arthur's Seat (7.5 mi / 12.1 km)
  • Royal Botanic Garden (6.2 mi / 10 km)
  • Calton Hill (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
  • Holyrood Park (8.3 mi / 13.4 km)
  • Silver Sands Beach (2 mi / 3.1 km)
Transport

How to get to and around Burntisland

The nearest airport is in Edinburgh (EDI), located 8.8 mi (14.2 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 28.8 mi (46.3 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Burntisland Station, Aberdour Station and Kinghorn Station are the main stations that serve the city.

Where to stay around Burntisland?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,929 holiday lettings near Burntisland. From 200 Houses to 1,673 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 Burntisland is on HomeAway.

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

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 Burntisland:

  • Haymarket: 1,214 holiday homes
  • West End: 765 holiday homes
  • New Town: 1,019 holiday homes
  • Haymarket: 640 holiday homes
  • Old Town: 994 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 Burntisland?

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

  • Aberdour Castle: 2,147 holiday lettings
  • Inchcolm Abbey: 2,156 holiday lettings
  • Burntisland Station: 2,074 holiday lettings
  • Craigencalt Farm Ecology Centre: 2,245 holiday lettings
  • Kinghorn Station: 2,109 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 200 Houses in Burntisland. Our other popular types of Burntisland holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 1,673 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 2 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 37 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 Burntisland?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 32 holiday homes with pool available in Burntisland. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.