Destination guide

Explore the beachside setting in Prestonpans

Enjoy the museums and other features of Prestonpans. One of the city's many top draws is its beaches. Arthur's Seat and Palace of Holyroodhouse are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around Prestonpans

Do you want to find attractions to see while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Prestonpans a fun place to get away. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Muirfield Golf Course (7.7 mi / 12.4 km)
  • Our Dynamic Earth (8.3 mi / 13.4 km)
  • Royal Commonwealth Pool (8.3 mi / 13.4 km)
  • Edinburgh Zoo (12 mi / 19.2 km)
  • Longniddry Golf Club (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
  • Luffness New Golf Course (6.3 mi / 10.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Prestonpans

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Prestonpans. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Arthur's Seat (8.1 mi / 13 km)
  • Princes Street Gardens (9.1 mi / 14.6 km)
  • Holyrood Park (7.6 mi / 12.3 km)
  • Calton Hill (8.5 mi / 13.7 km)
  • Royal Botanic Garden (9.7 mi / 15.6 km)
  • Longniddry Bents (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Prestonpans

Fly into Edinburgh (EDI), the closest airport, located 15.6 mi (25.1 km) from the city center.

If you'd rather travel by train, the main station serving the city is Prestonpans Station.

Can I find a vacation rental around Prestonpans?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 2,007 vacation rentals near Prestonpans. From 169 Houses to 1,754 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 Prestonpans for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 Prestonpans:

  • Old Town: 1,069 vacation rentals
  • New Town: 1,136 vacation rentals
  • Leith: 575 vacation rentals
  • West End: 837 vacation rentals
  • Merchiston: 374 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 Prestonpans?

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

  • Prestonpans Station: 2,361 vacation rentals
  • Prestongrange Museum: 2,287 vacation rentals
  • Edinburgh Castle: 2,216 vacation rentals
  • Edinburgh Waverley Station: 2,237 vacation rentals
  • Edinburgh (ZXE-Edinburgh Waverly Train Station): 2,238 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Prestonpans 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 Prestonpans?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 169 Houses in Prestonpans. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Prestonpans include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 1,754 rentals available
  • Villas: 3 rentals available
  • Cabins: 55 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Prestonpans?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 30 vacation rentals with pool available in Prestonpans. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

    Explore destinations around Prestonpans

    2,129 vacation rentals
    North Berwick
    263 vacation rentals
    484 vacation rentals
    726 vacation rentals
    1,862 vacation rentals
    177 vacation rentals
    122 vacation rentals
    645 vacation rentals
    171 vacation rentals
    132 vacation rentals
    Saint Monans
    459 vacation rentals
    341 vacation rentals
    446 vacation rentals
    2,008 vacation rentals
    250 vacation rentals
    East Wemyss
    135 vacation rentals
    2,007 vacation rentals
    411 vacation rentals
    169 vacation rentals
    Lower Largo
    315 vacation rentals