Destination guide

Historical Burntisland will entice you

Take a holiday to Burntisland and enjoy the area's churches, history and culture. This welcoming city attracts visitors thanks to its seaside and golfing. Royal Yacht Britannia and Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Burntisland

Are you hoping to find top things to see and do while you're in town? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Burntisland 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:

  • Our Dynamic Earth (7.5 mi / 12 km)
  • Edinburgh Zoo (7.8 mi / 12.6 km)
  • Royal Commonwealth Pool (8.2 mi / 13.3 km)
  • Muirfield Golf Course (16 mi / 25.7 km)
  • Bruntsfield Links Golf Course (6.2 mi / 10 km)
  • Deep Sea World (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Burntisland

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Burntisland. 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 (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
  • Arthur's Seat (7.5 mi / 12.1 km)
  • Royal Botanic Garden (6.2 mi / 10 km)
  • Calton Hill (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
  • Holyrood Park (8.3 mi / 13.4 km)
  • Silver Sands Beach (2 mi / 3.1 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Burntisland

The nearest airport is in Edinburgh (EDI), located 8.8 mi (14.2 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Dundee (DND), which is 28.8 mi (46.3 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Burntisland Station, Aberdour Station and Kinghorn Station are the main stations that serve the city.

How many holiday rentals are available around Burntisland?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,962 holiday lettings around Burntisland. From 138 houses to 1,675 flats & apartments, 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.

Can I rent a city-centre property in Burntisland?

Roll straight out of bed and walk to those must-see attractions. Or simply immerse yourself in the exciting energy of the city! Spend your next escape living like a local just steps from the main streets, with a city centre holiday home. HomeAway has 374 city centre holiday properties available. Alternatively, you might be looking for something a little different. HomeAway has heaps of options, including:

  • 135 town holiday accommodation options.
  • 76 seaside holiday accommodation options.
  • 41 beach holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent an apartment in Burntisland?

Forget about impersonal hotel rooms. Explore this destination from the comfort of your very own apartment. You'll be able to take your pick from 2,705 different options via HomeAway. If you book quick, you could be spending as little as £36 a night. Or maybe you'd rather one of the area's other sought-after self-catering accommodation options, such as:

  • House: 223 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £20 per night.
  • Hotel: 132 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £36 per night.
  • Cottage: 72 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £75 per night.

Can I stay in Burntisland in a large group?

Whether you're heading off on a trip with the entire family or spending a week away with your old school mates, it's always lots of fun being in a new place together! The best news is that HomeAway has options to suit you. At the moment, apartment holiday rentals are the latest thing for large groups of visitors here, and we have 419 available on our database. Rental options around the area that are just right for bigger groups include:

  • If yours is a crew of 6, we've got 509 holiday rentals appropriate for that size. Book a night from just £52.
  • Require a holiday property for 5 guests? We have 230 that will suit. You can get one for as little as £60 per night.
  • Travelling with 8 guests? We've got 115 holiday rentals that match your requirements. Prices begin at just £74 per night.

You and all your mates will be in good hands when you organise your Burntisland adventure through us!

Where are the cheapest holiday rentals in Burntisland?

HomeAway is here to help you reconnect with your posse. Offering up a broad selection of thrifty holiday rentals, it won't be difficult to find a special place that houses one and all. Duloch is a fantastic area to investigate if you want to keep an eye on your budget. HomeAway has 4 holiday rentals, and the average price is a very affordable £84 per night. You'll find another 4 HomeAway holiday rentals waiting to be booked in or around Pitcorthie. The average price in this area is £100 a night.

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