Destination guide

Explore the desert setting in Gullane

Enjoy the history and other features of Gullane. Well known for its golfing, restaurants and bars, this relaxing city won't disappoint. Royal Yacht Britannia and Arthur's Seat are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around Gullane

Are you looking for attractions to visit during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Gullane a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Muirfield Golf Course (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Our Dynamic Earth (14.4 mi / 23.1 km)
  • Royal Commonwealth Pool (14.6 mi / 23.6 km)
  • Gullane Golf Course (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Luffness New Golf Course (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • North Berwick Golf Course (4.6 mi / 7.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Gullane

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Gullane is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Arthur's Seat (14.2 mi / 22.8 km)
  • Princes Street Gardens (15.1 mi / 24.2 km)
  • Holyrood Park (14 mi / 22.5 km)
  • Calton Hill (14.5 mi / 23.3 km)
  • Royal Botanic Garden (15.3 mi / 24.6 km)
  • Gullane Beach (0.1 mi / 0.2 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Gullane

The nearest airport is in Edinburgh (EDI), located 21.2 mi (34.1 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Dundee (DND), which is 29.3 mi (47.2 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Gullane?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 175 holiday lettings around Gullane. From 35 houses to 81 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 seaside property in Gullane?

Crystalline waters, golden sands and spectacular sunsets as your backdrop. If this is your idea of the perfect holiday, now's your opportunity to really bliss out. HomeAway has 40 holiday homes by the beach for you to pick from. Of course, that might not suit everyone. Luckily, HomeAway has oodles more options, including:

  • 31 beach holiday accommodation options.
  • 30 village holiday accommodation options.
  • 17 rural holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent an apartment in Gullane?

If you want to see how the locals live, throw open the curtains and soak up this destination from the comfort of an apartment. You'll be able to choose from 97 different options via HomeAway. If you book quickly, you could be spending as little as £76 a night. If that doesn't suit your family's style, we have a range of different self-catering accommodation options to select from, such as:

  • House: 70 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £110 per night.
  • Cottage: 44 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £90 per night.
  • Hotel: 6 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £50 per night.

Can I stay in Gullane in a large group?

Whether you're hitting the road on a trip with your relatives or spending a few nights away with your old school friends, it's always lots of fun being in a new place together! And the good news is that HomeAway has options to suit you. Why not take a look at the 31 apartment holiday rentals featured here? They're the leading option for big groups of guests. The holiday properties that are suitable for large groups here include:

  • Are you searching for places that can sleep 6 people? We have 66 that will fit the bill. Prices begin from just £88 per night.
  • If you have 8 in your group, you'll be thrilled to learn that there are 23 holiday rentals that are suitable. Prices start at £170 per night.
  • Looking for rentals to suit 5 guests? You'll be delighted to know we have 20 that'll be ideal. You can grab one from just £85 a night.

So don't fret! When you travel with us you can take your aunt, your grandpa and all your pals to Gullane.