Destination guide

The friendly area of Ravelston awaits your stay

Learn about the unique charm of Ravelston with a stay in a private vacation home. Well-liked for its restaurants, sporting events and shopping, this city is both welcoming and romantic. Murrayfield Stadium and Edinburgh International Conference Centre are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in Ravelston

Are you searching for things to do in the city? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that Ravelston has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Edinburgh Zoo (1.2 mi / 2 km)
  • Our Dynamic Earth (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
  • Royal Commonwealth Pool (2.9 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Bruntsfield Links Golf Course (1.8 mi / 3 km)
  • Omni Centre Edinburgh (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Royal Burgess Golf Course (2.5 mi / 4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Ravelston

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

  • Princes Street Gardens (1.8 mi / 3 km)
  • Arthur's Seat (2.9 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Royal Botanic Garden (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Calton Hill (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Holyrood Park (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Inverleith (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Ravelston

The nearest airport is in Edinburgh (EDI), located 4.7 mi (7.5 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Ravelston?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 136 vacation rentals near Ravelston. From 14 Houses to 117 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Ravelston for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 Ravelston:

  • Old Town: 1,072 vacation rentals
  • New Town: 1,114 vacation rentals
  • Leith: 602 vacation rentals
  • West End: 839 vacation rentals
  • Merchiston: 386 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 Ravelston?

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

  • Edinburgh Castle: 2,203 vacation rentals
  • Edinburgh Waverley Station: 2,227 vacation rentals
  • Edinburgh (ZXE-Edinburgh Waverly Train Station): 2,207 vacation rentals
  • Portobello Beach: 2,237 vacation rentals
  • Craigmillar Castle: 2,235 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Ravelston listed on HomeAway 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 Ravelston?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 14 Houses in Ravelston. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Ravelston include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 117 rentals available
  • Cabins: 3 rentals available
  • Cottages: 3 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 internet/wifi in Ravelston?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 130 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in Ravelston. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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