Destination guide

Travel to friendly Pilton

Learn about the unique charm of Pilton with a stay in a private vacation home. Travelers appreciate the shopping in this welcoming city. Edinburgh International Conference Centre and Murrayfield Stadium are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in Pilton

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that Pilton has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Edinburgh Zoo (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Our Dynamic Earth (2.9 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Royal Commonwealth Pool (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Bruntsfield Links Golf Course (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Omni Centre Edinburgh (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Royal Burgess Golf Course (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Pilton

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Pilton is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Princes Street Gardens (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Arthur's Seat (3.1 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Royal Botanic Garden (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Calton Hill (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Holyrood Park (3.9 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Inverleith (1.2 mi / 2 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Pilton

The nearest airport is in Edinburgh (EDI), located 5.1 mi (8.2 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Pilton?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 43 vacation rentals near Pilton. From 6 Houses to 35 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 Pilton for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 Pilton:

  • Old Town: 1,056 vacation rentals
  • New Town: 1,115 vacation rentals
  • Leith: 596 vacation rentals
  • West End: 838 vacation rentals
  • Merchiston: 387 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 Pilton?

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

  • Edinburgh Castle: 2,185 vacation rentals
  • Edinburgh Waverley Station: 2,211 vacation rentals
  • Edinburgh (ZXE-Edinburgh Waverly Train Station): 2,209 vacation rentals
  • Portobello Beach: 2,241 vacation rentals
  • Craigmillar Castle: 2,239 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 6 Houses in Pilton. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Pilton include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 35 rentals available
  • Studios: 35 rentals available
  • Guest houses: 2 rentals available

Can I find a vacation rental with internet/wifi in Pilton?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 40 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in Pilton. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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