Destination guide

Explore the beachside setting in Prestonpans

Enjoy the museums and other features of Prestonpans. One of the city's many top draws is its beaches. Arthur's Seat and Palace of Holyroodhouse are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around Prestonpans

Do you want to find attractions to see while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Prestonpans a fun place to get away to. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Muirfield Golf Course (7.7 mi / 12.4 km)
  • Our Dynamic Earth (8.3 mi / 13.4 km)
  • Royal Commonwealth Pool (8.3 mi / 13.4 km)
  • Edinburgh Zoo (12 mi / 19.2 km)
  • Longniddry Golf Club (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
  • Luffness New Golf Course (6.3 mi / 10.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Prestonpans

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Prestonpans. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Arthur's Seat (8.1 mi / 13 km)
  • Princes Street Gardens (9.1 mi / 14.6 km)
  • Holyrood Park (7.6 mi / 12.3 km)
  • Calton Hill (8.5 mi / 13.7 km)
  • Royal Botanic Garden (9.7 mi / 15.6 km)
  • Longniddry Bents (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Prestonpans

Fly into Edinburgh (EDI), the closest airport, located 15.6 mi (25.1 km) from the city centre.

If you'd rather travel by train, the main station serving the city is Prestonpans Station.

Can I find a vacation rental around Prestonpans?

Yes, our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 1,389 vacation rentals near Prestonpans. From 168 houses to 1,191 flats & apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Prestonpans for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

Can I rent Houses in Prestonpans?

Yes, of course. Vrbo UK has 168 Houses in Prestonpans. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Prestonpans include:

  • Flats: 1,191 rentals available
  • Cabins: 63 rentals available
  • Cottages: 63 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Prestonpans?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 20 vacation rentals with pool available in Prestonpans. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.