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Travel to friendly Prestonfield

The area's entertainment and history are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Prestonfield. This city's restaurants, golfing and gardens attract many visitors, as does its welcoming and romantic location. Arthur's Seat and Palace of Holyroodhouse are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Prestonfield

Do you want to find things to do while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that Prestonfield has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Royal Commonwealth Pool (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Our Dynamic Earth (1.6 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Edinburgh Zoo (4.5 mi / 7.3 km)
  • Muirfield Golf Course (14.9 mi / 24 km)
  • Gilmerton Cove (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Omni Centre Edinburgh (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Prestonfield

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Prestonfield is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Arthur's Seat (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Princes Street Gardens (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Holyrood Park (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Calton Hill (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Royal Botanic Garden (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
  • The Meadows (1.6 mi / 2.5 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Prestonfield

The nearest airport is in Edinburgh (EDI), located 8.2 mi (13.2 km) from the city centre.

Where to stay around Prestonfield?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 45 holiday lettings near Prestonfield. From 4 Houses to 37 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Prestonfield for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Prestonfield?

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 Prestonfield:

  • Leith: 589 holiday homes
  • Old Town: 1,080 holiday homes
  • New Town: 1,125 holiday homes
  • Portobello: 16 holiday homes
  • West End: 853 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 Prestonfield?

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

  • Edinburgh Castle: 2,200 holiday lettings
  • Edinburgh (ZXE-Edinburgh Waverly Train Station): 2,223 holiday lettings
  • Pentland Hills Regional Park: 2,176 holiday lettings
  • Portobello Beach: 2,262 holiday lettings
  • Murrayfield Stadium: 2,194 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 4 Houses in Prestonfield. Our other popular types of Prestonfield holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 37 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 2 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 2 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

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

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 45 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in Prestonfield. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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