Destination guide

Why people love visiting friendly Leven

The countryside and ocean views provide a pleasant backdrop to your holiday home in Leven. Revered for its golfing, spas and bars, this city is both welcoming and relaxing. Royal Yacht Britannia and Muirfield Golf Course 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 and attractions in and around Leven

Are you looking for attractions to see 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 makes Leven a fun place to get away to. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Muirfield Golf Course (12.7 mi / 20.4 km)
  • Anstruther Golf Club (8.7 mi / 14 km)
  • Swilken Bridge (10.1 mi / 16.3 km)
  • Old Course at St Andrews (10.2 mi / 16.5 km)
  • St. Andrews Aquarium (10.3 mi / 16.5 km)
  • Eden Mill St Andrews (10.4 mi / 16.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Leven

Leven is famous for its pristine countryside and beautiful ocean views. Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Leven is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Arthur's Seat (20.4 mi / 32.8 km)
  • Calton Hill (20.3 mi / 32.7 km)
  • Royal Botanic Garden (20.4 mi / 32.8 km)
  • Leven Beach (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
  • Elie Beach (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • Billow Ness Beach (8.8 mi / 14.1 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Leven

Fly into Dundee (DND), the closest airport, located 16.9 mi (27.3 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Edinburgh (EDI), which is 24.8 mi (39.9 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Leven?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 626 holiday lettings around Leven. From 104 houses to 240 cabins, 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 Leven?

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 Leven:

  • New Town: 1,088 holiday homes
  • Old Town: 1,027 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 Leven? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Leven. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Elie Beach: 737 holiday lettings
  • Elie Holiday Park: 896 holiday lettings
  • Wellsgreen Golf Range: 2,569 holiday lettings
  • Portobello Beach: 2,158 holiday lettings
  • Edinburgh Castle: 2,100 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Leven 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 Houses in Leven?

Yes, of course. offers 104 Houses in Leven. Our other popular types of Leven holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 240 self catering accommodations
  • Flats: 255 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 252 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Leven?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 61 holiday homes with pool available in Leven. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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