Destination guide

Find the perfect vacation rental for your Granton getaway

Experience the unique character of Granton with a stay in a vacation home rental. There's no shortage of things to see and do in the area.Royal Yacht Britannia and Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre 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 Granton

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 Granton a fun place to get away. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Our Dynamic Earth (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Edinburgh Zoo (2.9 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Royal Commonwealth Pool (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Bruntsfield Links Golf Course (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Omni Centre Edinburgh (2.3 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Royal Burgess Golf Course (3.1 mi / 5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Granton

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 Granton. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Princes Street Gardens (2.3 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Arthur's Seat (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Royal Botanic Garden (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Calton Hill (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Holyrood Park (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
  • Inverleith (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Granton

The nearest airport is in Edinburgh (EDI), located 5.6 mi (8.9 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Granton?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 30 vacation rentals near Granton. From 3 Houses to 26 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 Granton for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 Granton:

  • Old Town: 1,095 vacation rentals
  • New Town: 1,128 vacation rentals
  • Leith: 585 vacation rentals
  • West End: 857 vacation rentals
  • Merchiston: 390 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 Granton?

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

  • Edinburgh Castle: 2,209 vacation rentals
  • Edinburgh Waverley Station: 2,229 vacation rentals
  • Edinburgh (ZXE-Edinburgh Waverly Train Station): 2,230 vacation rentals
  • Portobello Beach: 2,262 vacation rentals
  • Craigmillar Castle: 2,254 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 3 Houses in Granton. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Granton include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 26 rentals available
  • Studios: 26 rentals available

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

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 28 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in Granton. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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