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Find the perfect holiday rental for your Penicuik getaway

The parks and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambience to your holiday home in Penicuik. One of the city's many top draws is its golfing. Murrayfield Stadium and Edinburgh International Conference Centre are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. 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 and attractions in and around Penicuik

Are you hoping to discover top things to see and do in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Penicuik a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Edinburgh Zoo (8.6 mi / 13.9 km)
  • Royal Commonwealth Pool (9 mi / 14.5 km)
  • Our Dynamic Earth (9.7 mi / 15.7 km)
  • Midlothian Snowsports Centre (5.1 mi / 8.3 km)
  • Baberton Golf Club (6.2 mi / 10 km)
  • Mortonhall Golf Course (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Penicuik

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Penicuik is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Princes Street Gardens (9.5 mi / 15.3 km)
  • Arthur's Seat (9.8 mi / 15.8 km)
  • Holyrood Park (9.4 mi / 15.2 km)
  • Calton Hill (9.9 mi / 16 km)
  • Royal Botanic Garden (10.3 mi / 16.6 km)
  • Pentland Hills Regional Park (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Penicuik

The nearest airport is in Edinburgh (EDI), located 9.9 mi (16 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around Penicuik?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,018 holiday lettings around Penicuik. From 175 Houses to 1,757 Flats, 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 Penicuik?

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 Penicuik:

  • Leith: 607 holiday homes
  • Old Town: 1,068 holiday homes
  • New Town: 1,145 holiday homes
  • Portobello: 19 holiday homes
  • West End: 857 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 Penicuik?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Penicuik. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Pentland Hills Regional Park: 2,195 holiday lettings
  • Edinburgh Castle: 2,221 holiday lettings
  • Kailzie Gardens: 199 holiday lettings
  • Edinburgh (ZXE-Edinburgh Waverly Train Station): 2,321 holiday lettings
  • Portobello Beach: 2,350 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Penicuik listed on HomeAway 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 Penicuik?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 175 Houses in Penicuik. Our other popular types of Penicuik holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 1,757 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 4 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 54 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Penicuik?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 22 holiday homes with pool available in Penicuik. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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