Destination guide

Travel to friendly Pilton

Learn about the unique charm of Pilton with a stay in a holiday home rental. Travellers appreciate the shopping in this welcoming city. Edinburgh International Conference Centre and Murrayfield Stadium are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in Pilton

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that Pilton has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Edinburgh Zoo (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Our Dynamic Earth (2.9 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Royal Commonwealth Pool (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Bruntsfield Links Golf Course (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Omni Centre Edinburgh (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Royal Burgess Golf Course (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Pilton

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Pilton is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Princes Street Gardens (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Arthur's Seat (3.1 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Royal Botanic Garden (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Calton Hill (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Holyrood Park (3.9 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Inverleith (1.2 mi / 2 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Pilton

The nearest airport is in Edinburgh (EDI), located 5.1 mi (8.2 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around Pilton?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 47 holiday lettings around Pilton. From 8 Houses to 36 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 Pilton?

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 Pilton:

  • New Town: 1,219 holiday homes
  • Old Town: 1,151 holiday homes
  • Leith: 627 holiday homes
  • West End: 904 holiday homes
  • Newington: 673 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 Pilton?

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

  • Edinburgh Castle: 2,351 holiday lettings
  • Portobello Beach: 2,394 holiday lettings
  • Pentland Hills Regional Park: 2,329 holiday lettings
  • Edinburgh Zoo: 2,338 holiday lettings
  • The Meadows: 2,349 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 8 Houses in Pilton. Our other popular types of Pilton holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 36 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 36 self catering accommodations
  • Guest houses: 2 self catering accommodations

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

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 44 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in Pilton. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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