Destination guide

The artsy area of Slateford awaits your stay

Enjoy the theater scene and other features of Slateford. You'll find plenty to explore during your stay in the area. Murrayfield Stadium and Edinburgh International Conference Centre 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

Activities and attractions in and around Slateford

Do you want to discover attractions to visit in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Slateford a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Edinburgh Zoo (1.3 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Royal Commonwealth Pool (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Our Dynamic Earth (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Mortonhall Golf Course (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Braid Hills Golf Course (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Baberton Golf Club (2.3 mi / 3.8 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Slateford

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Slateford is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Princes Street Gardens (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Arthur's Seat (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Royal Botanic Garden (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Calton Hill (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Holyrood Park (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • The Meadows (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
Transport

Transportation options to and around Slateford

Fly into Edinburgh (EDI), the closest airport, located 4.9 mi (7.8 km) from the city center.

If you'd rather travel by train, the main station is Slateford Station.

Where to stay around Slateford?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 63 holiday lettings near Slateford. From 10 Houses to 51 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 Slateford is on HomeAway.

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

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 Slateford:

  • Haymarket: 1,508 holiday homes
  • Leith: 625 holiday homes
  • Morningside: 206 holiday homes
  • Newington: 664 holiday homes
  • West End: 886 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 Slateford?

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

  • Edinburgh Corn Exchange: 2,279 holiday lettings
  • Slateford Station: 2,285 holiday lettings
  • Dalgety Bay Station: 2,342 holiday lettings
  • Writers' Museum: 2,311 holiday lettings
  • Edinburgh Castle: 2,296 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 10 Houses in Slateford. Our other popular types of Slateford holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 51 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 50 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with internet/wifi in Slateford?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 56 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in Slateford. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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