Destination guide

The friendly area of Ravelston awaits your stay

Learn about the unique charm of Ravelston with a stay in a holiday home rental. Revered for its restaurants, sporting events and shopping, this city is both welcoming and romantic. Murrayfield Stadium and Edinburgh International Conference Centre are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in Ravelston

Are you searching for things to do in the city? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that Ravelston has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Edinburgh Zoo (1.2 mi / 2 km)
  • Our Dynamic Earth (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
  • Royal Commonwealth Pool (2.9 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Bruntsfield Links Golf Course (1.8 mi / 3 km)
  • Omni Centre Edinburgh (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Royal Burgess Golf Course (2.5 mi / 4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Ravelston

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Ravelston is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Princes Street Gardens (1.8 mi / 3 km)
  • Arthur's Seat (2.9 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Royal Botanic Garden (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Calton Hill (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Holyrood Park (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Inverleith (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Ravelston

The nearest airport is in Edinburgh (EDI), located 4.7 mi (7.5 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around Ravelston?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 113 holiday lettings around Ravelston. From 13 houses to 93 flats & apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Ravelston?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Ravelston:

  • New Town: 692 holiday homes
  • Old Town: 854 holiday homes
  • Leith: 491 holiday homes
  • West End: 665 holiday homes
  • Newington: 514 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Ravelston? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Ravelston. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Portobello Beach: 1,941 holiday lettings
  • Edinburgh Castle: 1,867 holiday lettings
  • Edinburgh Zoo: 2,129 holiday lettings
  • Princes Street Gardens: 1,911 holiday lettings
  • The Meadows: 1,905 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Ravelston listed on where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Ravelston?

Yes, of course. offers 13 Houses in Ravelston. Our other popular types of Ravelston holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 93 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 6 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 6 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with internet/wifi in Ravelston?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 105 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in Ravelston. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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