Destination guide

Take in the waterfront beauty of South Queensferry

Learn about the unique charm of South Queensferry with a stay in a holiday home rental. Revered for its restaurants, bars and boating, this city is both welcoming and trendy. Murrayfield Stadium and Edinburgh International Conference Centre are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Sightseeing in and around South Queensferry

Are you hoping to find attractions to visit in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that South Queensferry has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Edinburgh Zoo (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
  • Our Dynamic Earth (8.7 mi / 14.1 km)
  • Royal Commonwealth Pool (9.1 mi / 14.6 km)
  • Deep Sea World (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Royal Burgess Golf Course (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
  • Bruntsfield Links Golf Course (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of South Queensferry

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to take in the scenery, South Queensferry is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Princes Street Gardens (8 mi / 12.9 km)
  • Arthur's Seat (9 mi / 14.4 km)
  • Royal Botanic Garden (7.1 mi / 11.5 km)
  • Calton Hill (8.4 mi / 13.6 km)
  • Holyrood Park (9.7 mi / 15.6 km)
  • Cramond Island (4 mi / 6.5 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around South Queensferry

The nearest airport is in Edinburgh (EDI), located 2.9 mi (4.7 km) from the city centre.

If you'd prefer to travel by train, the main station is South Queensferry Dalmeny Station.

Can I find a vacation rental around South Queensferry?

Yes, our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 1,469 vacation rentals near South Queensferry. From 160 houses to 1,279 flats & apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best places to stay near South Queensferry are on Vrbo.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to South Queensferry?

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 South Queensferry:

  • New Town: 857 vacation rentals
  • Leith: 406 vacation rentals
  • Old Town: 831 vacation rentals
  • West End: 639 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 South Queensferry?

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

  • South Queensferry Dalmeny Station: 1,626 vacation rentals
  • Dalmeny House: 1,629 vacation rentals
  • Forth Rail Bridge: 1,627 vacation rentals
  • Forth Road Bridge: 1,632 vacation rentals
  • Hopetoun House: 1,628 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around South Queensferry 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 South Queensferry?

Yes, of course. Vrbo UK has 160 Houses in South Queensferry. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in South Queensferry include:

  • Flats: 1,279 rentals available
  • Cottages: 53 rentals available
  • Cabins: 53 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in South Queensferry?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 11 vacation rentals with pool available in South Queensferry. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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