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Destination guide

Head to the friendly city of Craigleith

The area's history and culture are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Craigleith. This welcoming and walkable city entices travellers with its bars and restaurants. Murrayfield Stadium and Edinburgh International Conference Centre are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Craigleith

Are you hoping to find attractions to see during your stay? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Craigleith a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Edinburgh Zoo (1.8 mi / 3 km)
  • Our Dynamic Earth (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Royal Commonwealth Pool (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
  • Omni Centre Edinburgh (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Bruntsfield Links Golf Course (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Royal Burgess Golf Course (2.9 mi / 4.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Craigleith

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Craigleith is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Princes Street Gardens (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Arthur's Seat (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Royal Botanic Garden (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Calton Hill (2 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Holyrood Park (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Inverleith (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Craigleith

The nearest airport is in Edinburgh (EDI), located 5.2 mi (8.3 km) from the city centre.

Can I find a vacation rental around Craigleith?

Yes, our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 251 vacation rentals near Craigleith. From 218 flats & apartments to 26 houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Craigleith for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Craigleith?

Whether you're traveling 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 Craigleith:

  • New Town: 854 vacation rentals
  • Leith: 404 vacation rentals
  • Old Town: 828 vacation rentals
  • West End: 636 vacation rentals
  • Newington: 488 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, 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 traveling to Craigleith?

Vrbo UK offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Craigleith. From Vrbo UK travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Western General: 1,610 vacation rentals
  • Edinburgh Castle: 1,594 vacation rentals
  • Edinburgh Zoo: 1,596 vacation rentals
  • Heriot Watt University: 1,596 vacation rentals
  • Princes Street Gardens: 1,601 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Craigleith listed on Vrbo UK 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 Flats in Craigleith?

Yes, of course. Vrbo UK has 218 Flats in Craigleith. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Craigleith include:

  • Houses: 26 rentals available
  • Studios: 216 rentals available
  • Cottages: 9 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Craigleith?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 4 vacation rentals with pool available in Craigleith. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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