Destination guide

The artsy area of Slateford awaits your stay

Enjoy the theater scene and other features of Slateford. You'll find plenty to explore during your stay in the area. Murrayfield Stadium and Edinburgh International Conference Centre 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 Slateford

Do you want to discover attractions to visit in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Slateford a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Edinburgh Zoo (1.3 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Royal Commonwealth Pool (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Our Dynamic Earth (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Mortonhall Golf Course (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Braid Hills Golf Course (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Baberton Golf Club (2.3 mi / 3.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Slateford

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Slateford 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 (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Arthur's Seat (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Royal Botanic Garden (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Calton Hill (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Holyrood Park (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • The Meadows (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Slateford

Fly into Edinburgh (EDI), the closest airport, located 4.9 mi (7.8 km) from the city center.

If you'd rather travel by train, the main station is Slateford Station.

Where to stay around Slateford?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 60 vacation rentals near Slateford. From 9 Houses to 49 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 Slateford for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 Slateford:

  • 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 Slateford?

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

  • Edinburgh Corn Exchange: 2,188 vacation rentals
  • Slateford Station: 2,188 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

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 9 Houses in Slateford. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Slateford include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 49 rentals available
  • Studios: 48 rentals available

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

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 53 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in Slateford. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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