Destination guide

Head to the friendly city of Kirknewton

The countryside and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambience to your holiday home in Kirknewton. Travellers especially like the golfing, restaurants and bars in this welcoming and relaxing city. Murrayfield Stadium and Edinburgh International Conference Centre are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Activities and attractions in Kirknewton

Are you hoping to discover things to do during your stay? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Kirknewton a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Edinburgh Zoo (8 mi / 12.8 km)
  • Royal Commonwealth Pool (10.9 mi / 17.6 km)
  • Our Dynamic Earth (11.2 mi / 18.1 km)
  • Dalmahoy Golf Course (3.4 mi / 5.4 km)
  • Five Sisters Zoo (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Baberton Golf Club (6 mi / 9.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Kirknewton

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

  • Princes Street Gardens (10.6 mi / 17 km)
  • Arthur's Seat (11.4 mi / 18.4 km)
  • Royal Botanic Garden (10.6 mi / 17.1 km)
  • Calton Hill (11.2 mi / 18 km)
  • Holyrood Park (11.6 mi / 18.6 km)
  • Pentland Hills Regional Park (8.3 mi / 13.3 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Kirknewton

The nearest airport is in Edinburgh (EDI), located 6.2 mi (10 km) from the city centre.

If you prefer train travel, you can make your way to Kirknewton Station.

How many holiday rentals are available around Kirknewton?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,082 holiday lettings around Kirknewton. From 178 Houses to 1,812 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 Kirknewton?

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 Kirknewton:

  • Leith: 632 holiday homes
  • Old Town: 1,112 holiday homes
  • New Town: 1,184 holiday homes
  • Portobello: 19 holiday homes
  • West End: 887 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 Kirknewton?

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

  • Kirknewton Station: 2,238 holiday lettings
  • Dalmahoy Golf Course: 2,260 holiday lettings
  • Edinburgh Castle: 2,290 holiday lettings
  • Kailzie Gardens: 199 holiday lettings
  • Edinburgh (ZXE-Edinburgh Waverly Train Station): 2,311 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Kirknewton 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 Kirknewton?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 178 Houses in Kirknewton. Our other popular types of Kirknewton holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 1,812 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 3 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 66 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 Kirknewton?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 20 holiday homes with pool available in Kirknewton. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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