Destination guide

Delight in the oceanfront landscape of Leith

Enjoy the area's history, museums and entertainment and make a vacation rental your home during your stay in Leith. Travelers to this welcoming city praise the shopping, restaurants and seaside. Royal Yacht Britannia and Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in Leith

Are you looking for attractions to visit in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Leith a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Our Dynamic Earth (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Royal Commonwealth Pool (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Edinburgh Zoo (4.3 mi / 7 km)
  • Muirfield Golf Course (14.4 mi / 23.2 km)
  • Omni Centre Edinburgh (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Bruntsfield Links Golf Course (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Leith

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Leith is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Arthur's Seat (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Princes Street Gardens (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • Calton Hill (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Royal Botanic Garden (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Holyrood Park (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Inverleith (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Leith

The nearest airport is in Edinburgh (EDI), located 7.6 mi (12.2 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Leith?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 573 vacation rentals near Leith. From 525 Condos/Apartments to 41 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Leith for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 Leith:

  • Old Town: 1,046 vacation rentals
  • New Town: 1,103 vacation rentals
  • West End: 816 vacation rentals
  • Merchiston: 356 vacation rentals
  • Stockbridge: 424 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 Leith?

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

  • Easter Road Stadium: 2,226 vacation rentals
  • Royal Yacht Britannia: 2,267 vacation rentals
  • Ocean Terminal Shopping Centre: 2,267 vacation rentals
  • Ritchie Collins Gallery: 2,259 vacation rentals
  • Urban Paintball Edinburgh: 2,245 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Leith 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 Condos/Apartments in Leith?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 525 Condos/Apartments in Leith. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Leith include:

  • Houses: 41 rentals available
  • Cottages: 3 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 3 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Studios and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Leith?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 3 vacation rentals with pool available in Leith. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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