Destination guide

The relaxing area of Galashiels awaits your stay

The parks and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Galashiels. Well known for its bars, golfing and cheese shops, this relaxing city won't disappoint. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Galashiels

Are you hoping to discover top things to see and do during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that Galashiels has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Royal Commonwealth Pool (22.5 mi / 36.2 km)
  • Our Dynamic Earth (23.2 mi / 37.3 km)
  • Great Polish Map of Scotland (14 mi / 22.5 km)
  • Kelso Racecourse (17.1 mi / 27.6 km)
  • Butterfly and Insect World (18.4 mi / 29.6 km)
  • Gilmerton Cove (19.7 mi / 31.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Galashiels

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Galashiels is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Arthur's Seat (23.1 mi / 37.1 km)
  • Holyrood Park (22.3 mi / 35.8 km)
  • Calton Hill (23.6 mi / 37.9 km)
  • Three Brethren (6.3 mi / 10.1 km)
  • Kailzie Gardens (10.9 mi / 17.6 km)
  • Haylodge Park (13.1 mi / 21.1 km)
Transport

Travelling to and around Galashiels

The nearest airport is in Edinburgh (EDI), located 27.6 mi (44.4 km) from the city centre.

If you prefer to travel by train, Stow Station, Galashiels Station and Tweedbank Station are the main stations in the city.

Where to stay around Galashiels?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 182 holiday lettings near Galashiels. From 68 Houses to 77 Bungalows, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Galashiels is on HomeAway.

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

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 Galashiels:

  • New Town: 1,072 holiday homes
  • Old Town: 1,047 holiday homes
  • Bruntsfield: 1,592 holiday homes
  • Haymarket: 1,367 holiday homes
  • Haymarket: 688 holiday homes

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

Can I rent Houses in Galashiels?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 68 Houses in Galashiels. Our other popular types of Galashiels holiday rentals include:

  • Bungalows: 77 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 77 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 77 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Galashiels?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 2 holiday homes with pool available in Galashiels. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.