Destination guide

Delight in the oceanfront landscape of Newhaven

The ocean views and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Newhaven. This welcoming and walkable city entices travelers with its boating and shopping. Royal Yacht Britannia and Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Newhaven

Are you searching for attractions to visit while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that Newhaven has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Our Dynamic Earth (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Royal Commonwealth Pool (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Edinburgh Zoo (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
  • Muirfield Golf Course (14.7 mi / 23.7 km)
  • Omni Centre Edinburgh (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Bruntsfield Links Golf Course (3.9 mi / 6.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Newhaven

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Newhaven is a great place to get outside. These are a few 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 (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Royal Botanic Garden (1.6 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Calton Hill (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • Holyrood Park (3 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Inverleith (1.5 mi / 2.5 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Newhaven

The nearest airport is in Edinburgh (EDI), located 7.2 mi (11.6 km) from the city center.

Can I find a vacation rental around Newhaven?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 114 vacation rentals near Newhaven. From 6 Houses to 104 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 Newhaven for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 Newhaven:

  • Old Town: 1,072 vacation rentals
  • New Town: 1,127 vacation rentals
  • Leith: 602 vacation rentals
  • West End: 846 vacation rentals
  • Merchiston: 391 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 Newhaven?

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

  • Newhaven Heritage Museum: 2,261 vacation rentals
  • Edinburgh Castle: 2,203 vacation rentals
  • Edinburgh Waverley Station: 2,227 vacation rentals
  • Edinburgh (ZXE-Edinburgh Waverly Train Station): 2,229 vacation rentals
  • Portobello Beach: 2,263 vacation rentals

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

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

  • Condos/Apartments: 104 rentals available
  • Studios: 103 rentals available

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

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 106 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in Newhaven. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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