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 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 features

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)
How to get there

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.

How many vacation rentals are available around Slateford?

Our 2020 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 65 house rentals around Slateford. From 11 Houses to 53 Condos/Apartments, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Slateford is on HomeAway.

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

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Slateford:

  • Old Town: 1,111 vacation rentals
  • Haymarket: 1,499 vacation rentals
  • New Town: 1,170 vacation rentals
  • West End: 874 vacation rentals
  • Leith: 596 vacation rentals

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Slateford?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Slateford. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Edinburgh Corn Exchange: 2,241 home rentals
  • Slateford Station: 2,242 home rentals
  • Edinburgh Castle: 2,255 home rentals
  • Rosyth Station: 2,285 home rentals
  • St. Mary's Episcopal Cathederal: 2,255 home rentals

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 vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Slateford?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 11 Houses in Slateford. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Slateford include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 53 lodging choices
  • Studios: 53 lodging choices

Can I find a vacation rental with internet/wifi in Slateford?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 58 vacation homes with internet/wifi available in Slateford.

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