Destination guide

Delight in the oceanfront landscape of Newhaven

The ocean views and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambience to your holiday home in Newhaven. This welcoming and walkable city entices travellers with its boating and shopping. Royal Yacht Britannia and Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in and around Newhaven

Are you searching for attractions to visit while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that Newhaven has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Our Dynamic Earth (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Royal Commonwealth Pool (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Edinburgh Zoo (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
  • Muirfield Golf Course (14.7 mi / 23.7 km)
  • Omni Centre Edinburgh (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Bruntsfield Links Golf Course (3.9 mi / 6.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Newhaven

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Newhaven is a great place to get outside. These are a few 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 (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Royal Botanic Garden (1.6 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Calton Hill (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • Holyrood Park (3 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Inverleith (1.5 mi / 2.5 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Newhaven

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 Newhaven?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 87 holiday lettings around Newhaven. From 83 flats & apartments to 2 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 Newhaven?

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 Newhaven:

  • New Town: 1,090 holiday homes
  • Old Town: 1,026 holiday homes
  • Leith: 532 holiday homes
  • West End: 805 holiday homes
  • Newington: 611 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 Newhaven? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Newhaven. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Royal Yacht Britannia: 1,997 holiday lettings
  • Newhaven Heritage Museum: 1,974 holiday lettings
  • Portobello Beach: 2,158 holiday lettings
  • Edinburgh Castle: 2,100 holiday lettings
  • Edinburgh Zoo: 2,092 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. offers 83 Flats in Newhaven. Our other popular types of Newhaven holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 2 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 82 self catering accommodations
  • Apartment: 82 self catering accommodations

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

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 83 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in Newhaven. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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