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Destination guide

Head to the friendly city of Dalkeith

Enjoy the cathedral and other features of Dalkeith. This welcoming and romantic city entices travellers with its restaurants and bars. Arthur's Seat and Palace of Holyroodhouse are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, Vrbo has a great selection of holiday 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 Dalkeith

Are you searching for things to do in the city? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Dalkeith a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Royal Commonwealth Pool (5.9 mi / 9.6 km)
  • Our Dynamic Earth (6.5 mi / 10.4 km)
  • Edinburgh Zoo (9.3 mi / 15 km)
  • Muirfield Golf Course (13.4 mi / 21.5 km)
  • Butterfly and Insect World (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Gilmerton Cove (3.5 mi / 5.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Dalkeith

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Dalkeith is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Arthur's Seat (6.3 mi / 10.1 km)
  • Princes Street Gardens (7.1 mi / 11.5 km)
  • Holyrood Park (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Calton Hill (6.8 mi / 11 km)
  • Royal Botanic Garden (8.2 mi / 13.2 km)
  • Dalkeith Country Park (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Dalkeith

The nearest airport is in Edinburgh (EDI), located 13 mi (20.9 km) from the city centre.

If you prefer to travel by train, Eskbank Station, Newtongrange Station and Shawfair Station are the main stations that serve the city.

Can I find a vacation rental around Dalkeith?

Yes, our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 1,262 vacation rentals near Dalkeith. From 152 houses to 1,081 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 Dalkeith for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Dalkeith?

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

  • Dalkeith Country Park: 1,552 vacation rentals
  • Newtongrange Station: 1,540 vacation rentals
  • Eskbank Station: 1,551 vacation rentals
  • Scottish Mining Museum: 1,507 vacation rentals
  • Wild Days Falconry and Fishing trips: 1,560 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Dalkeith 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 Houses in Dalkeith?

Yes, of course. Vrbo UK has 152 Houses in Dalkeith. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Dalkeith include:

  • Flats: 1,081 rentals available
  • Cabins: 55 rentals available
  • Cottages: 55 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 Dalkeith?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 18 vacation rentals with pool available in Dalkeith. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.