Destination guide

Find the perfect vacation rental for your Penicuik getaway

The parks and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Penicuik. One of the city's many top draws is its golfing. Murrayfield Stadium and Edinburgh International Conference Centre are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in and around Penicuik

Are you hoping to discover top things to see and do in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Penicuik a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Edinburgh Zoo (8.6 mi / 13.9 km)
  • Royal Commonwealth Pool (9 mi / 14.5 km)
  • Our Dynamic Earth (9.7 mi / 15.7 km)
  • Midlothian Snowsports Centre (5.1 mi / 8.3 km)
  • Baberton Golf Club (6.2 mi / 10 km)
  • Mortonhall Golf Course (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Penicuik

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Penicuik is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Princes Street Gardens (9.5 mi / 15.3 km)
  • Arthur's Seat (9.8 mi / 15.8 km)
  • Holyrood Park (9.4 mi / 15.2 km)
  • Calton Hill (9.9 mi / 16 km)
  • Royal Botanic Garden (10.3 mi / 16.6 km)
  • Pentland Hills Regional Park (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Penicuik

The nearest airport is in Edinburgh (EDI), located 9.9 mi (16 km) from the city center.

Can I find a vacation rental around Penicuik?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 1,947 vacation rentals near Penicuik. From 172 Houses to 1,695 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 Penicuik for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 Penicuik:

  • Old Town: 1,051 vacation rentals
  • New Town: 1,117 vacation rentals
  • Leith: 581 vacation rentals
  • West End: 832 vacation rentals
  • Merchiston: 371 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 Penicuik?

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

  • Pentland Hills Regional Park: 2,128 vacation rentals
  • Edinburgh Castle: 2,162 vacation rentals
  • Edinburgh Waverley Station: 2,182 vacation rentals
  • Edinburgh (ZXE-Edinburgh Waverly Train Station): 2,185 vacation rentals
  • Portobello Beach: 2,220 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 172 Houses in Penicuik. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Penicuik include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 1,695 rentals available
  • Villas: 4 rentals available
  • Cabins: 50 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 Penicuik?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 20 vacation rentals with pool available in Penicuik. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

    Explore destinations around Penicuik

    2,087 vacation rentals
    280 vacation rentals
    174 vacation rentals
    1,849 vacation rentals
    179 vacation rentals
    2,181 vacation rentals
    124 vacation rentals
    South Queensferry
    2,003 vacation rentals
    213 vacation rentals
    141 vacation rentals
    1,963 vacation rentals
    143 vacation rentals
    Dalgety Bay
    2,013 vacation rentals
    517 vacation rentals
    294 vacation rentals
    East Wemyss
    138 vacation rentals
    1,951 vacation rentals
    241 vacation rentals
    171 vacation rentals
    120 vacation rentals