Discover a selection of 1,500 holiday rentals in Edinburgh Castle, Edinburgh that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo holiday homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including internet/WiFi and pool. Prices start at £ 67 per night, and flats & apartments and houses are popular options for a stay in Edinburgh Castle. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Travel back in time from your Edinburgh Castle apartment

One of the most beautiful sites in all of the UK is Edinburgh Castle. If you plan to holiday in a B&B in Edinburgh, you should look near Edinburgh Castle. This historic fortress is built upon Castle Rock and is visible from miles around. Thousands of years of history are here for you to explore and appreciate when you stay near Edinburgh Castle. Families love it here because the experience is fun and educational, but anyone who enjoys history and beauty will appreciate a trip to Edinburgh Castle. Many travellers report how fascinating the daily tours of the castle are.

 
History

Heritages sites near Edinburgh Castle holiday homes

You can’t stand anywhere in Edinburgh without being able to peer at the hilltop fortress of Edinburgh Castle. Edinburgh Castle is one of the top heritage attractions in the UK, and it’s no surprise why. With a background that spans centuries and a history that fluctuated between a royal residence and military citadel, parts of the structure date back to the 12th century. One of the most remarkable features is its location on the hilltop, and you can find a holiday cottage with the perfect view. You could appreciate the craftsmanship of the winding walls and sturdy keeps after hundreds of thousands of stones were hauled to their present resting places. Historic is an understatement to describe Edinburgh Castle, and you can experience even more of its past at the National Museum of Scotland in Edinburgh.

Food & drink

Sample regional delicacies near Edinburgh Castle

The Edinburgh region around the iconic castle boasts authentic Scottish cuisine. No trip to the Scottish capital city would be complete without a heaping plate of haggis served with mashed potatoes and whiskey sauce to taste. You are likely to find an assortment of pubs near your holiday cottage, and you have the chance to sip down authentic scotch. Scottish beers are equally as desirable. If you care for a spot of afternoon tea, you can actually enjoy a meal or have tea time within the compound of Edinburgh Castle.

Essential info

Key facts for your holiday home near Edinburgh Castle

You can get overwhelmed trying to absorb the richness of Edinburgh Castle on your own, so here are some essential facts to maximise your holiday. Edinburgh Castle is, not surprisingly, located in Edinburgh, which is the capital of Scotland and has a population around 500,000. Edinburgh is loaded with amenities that you can find near your holiday home, such as food and emergency services, and public transport is widely available. English is the primary language of communication as you navigate your way about the city. Pack accordingly, as you’ll encounter temperatures that can dip down to freezing in the winter and reach upwards of 30°C in the summer, and, although it rains about 10 days a month, precipitation averages a modest 55 mm per month.

Can I find a vacation rental around Edinburgh Castle?

Yes, our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 1,446 vacation rentals near Edinburgh Castle. From 1,134 flats & apartments to 269 houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Edinburgh Castle for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

Can I rent Flats near Edinburgh Castle?

Yes, of course. Vrbo UK has 1,134 Flats near Edinburgh Castle. Our other popular types of vacation rentals near Edinburgh Castle include:

  • Houses: 269 rentals available
  • Cottages: 132 rentals available
  • Bed & breakfasts: 4 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool near Edinburgh Castle?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 21 rentals with pool available near Edinburgh Castle. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

    Can I book a vacation rental directly online or instantly near Edinburgh Castle?

    Yes, Vrbo UK offers a selection of 1,446 vacation rentals to book directly online and 1,135 with instant booking available near Edinburgh Castle. Don't wait, have a look at our vacation rentals via our search bar and be ready for your next trip near Edinburgh Castle!