Destination guide

Historic Burntisland will entice you

Take a vacation to Burntisland and enjoy the area's churches, history and culture. This welcoming city allures visitors with its seaside and golfing. Royal Yacht Britannia and Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre 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.


Sightseeing in and around Burntisland

Are you hoping to find top things to see and do while you're in town? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Burntisland 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:

  • Our Dynamic Earth (7.5 mi / 12 km)
  • Edinburgh Zoo (7.8 mi / 12.6 km)
  • Royal Commonwealth Pool (8.2 mi / 13.3 km)
  • Muirfield Golf Course (16 mi / 25.7 km)
  • Bruntsfield Links Golf Course (6.2 mi / 10 km)
  • Deep Sea World (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Burntisland

If you're planning a vacation around the weather, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 63°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Burntisland

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Burntisland. 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 (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
  • Arthur's Seat (7.5 mi / 12.1 km)
  • Royal Botanic Garden (6.2 mi / 10 km)
  • Calton Hill (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
  • Holyrood Park (8.3 mi / 13.4 km)
  • Silver Sands Beach (2 mi / 3.1 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Burntisland

The nearest airport is in Edinburgh (EDI), located 8.8 mi (14.2 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Dundee (DND), which is 28.8 mi (46.3 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Burntisland Station, Aberdour Station and Kinghorn Station are the main stations that serve the city.

Can I find a vacation rental around Burntisland?

Yes, our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 2,176 vacation rentals near Burntisland. From 206 Houses to 1,891 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 Burntisland for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 Burntisland:

  • Old Town: 1,143 vacation rentals
  • New Town: 1,211 vacation rentals
  • Leith: 617 vacation rentals
  • West End: 890 vacation rentals
  • Merchiston: 395 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 Burntisland?

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

  • Aberdour Castle: 2,402 vacation rentals
  • Aberdour Station: 2,401 vacation rentals
  • Burntisland Station: 2,434 vacation rentals
  • Kinghorn Station: 2,577 vacation rentals
  • Silver Sands Beach: 2,395 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 206 Houses in Burntisland. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Burntisland include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 1,891 rentals available
  • Villas: 5 rentals available
  • Cabins: 45 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 Burntisland?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 34 vacation rentals with pool available in Burntisland. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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