Destination guide

Travel to historical Newington

Enjoy the area's history, museums and festivals with a rental holiday home in Newington. This welcoming and walkable city entices travellers with its local tours and cafes. Greyfriars Kirk and St. Giles' Cathedral 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 Newington

Are you looking for top things to see and do in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that Newington has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Royal Commonwealth Pool (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Our Dynamic Earth (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Edinburgh Zoo (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Muirfield Golf Course (15.7 mi / 25.2 km)
  • Omni Centre Edinburgh (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Braid Hills Golf Course (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Newington

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Newington is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Arthur's Seat (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Princes Street Gardens (1.3 mi / 2 km)
  • Holyrood Park (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Calton Hill (1.3 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Royal Botanic Garden (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)
  • The Meadows (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Newington

The nearest airport is in Edinburgh (EDI), located 7.2 mi (11.6 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around Newington?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 611 holiday lettings around Newington. From 570 flats & apartments to 22 houses, 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 Newington?

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 Newington:

  • New Town: 1,088 holiday homes
  • Old Town: 1,027 holiday homes
  • Leith: 532 holiday homes
  • West End: 797 holiday homes
  • Craigleith: 326 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 Newington? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Newington. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • The Meadows: 2,102 holiday lettings
  • Royal Commonwealth Pool: 2,121 holiday lettings
  • Surgeon's Hall: 2,121 holiday lettings
  • Queen's Hall: 2,113 holiday lettings
  • Carlton Cricket Club: 2,091 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Newington 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 Flats in Newington?

Yes, of course. offers 570 Flats in Newington. Our other popular types of Newington holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 22 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 Studios and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Newington?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 4 holiday homes with pool available in Newington. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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