Destination guide

The friendly city of Warriston awaits you

Enjoy the culture and other features of Warriston. This welcoming and trendy city is well known for its gardens, shopping and coffee shops. Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre and Princes Street Gardens 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 Warriston

Do you want to discover things to do during your stay? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Warriston a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Our Dynamic Earth (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Royal Commonwealth Pool (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Edinburgh Zoo (3 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Muirfield Golf Course (15.7 mi / 25.2 km)
  • Omni Centre Edinburgh (1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Bruntsfield Links Golf Course (3 mi / 4.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Warriston

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

  • Princes Street Gardens (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Arthur's Seat (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Royal Botanic Garden (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Calton Hill (1.2 mi / 2 km)
  • Holyrood Park (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
  • Inverleith (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Warriston

The nearest airport is in Edinburgh (EDI), located 6.3 mi (10.1 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around Warriston?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 418 holiday lettings around Warriston. From 385 flats & apartments to 25 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 Warriston?

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 Warriston:

  • New Town: 1,114 holiday homes
  • Old Town: 864 holiday homes
  • Leith: 495 holiday homes
  • West End: 673 holiday homes
  • Newington: 625 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 Warriston? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Warriston. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Royal Botanic Garden: 2,150 holiday lettings
  • Inverleith House: 1,439 holiday lettings
  • Portobello Beach: 2,199 holiday lettings
  • Edinburgh Castle: 2,137 holiday lettings
  • Edinburgh Zoo: 2,129 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. offers 385 Flats in Warriston. Our other popular types of Warriston holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 25 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 6 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 6 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Warriston?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 5 holiday homes with pool available in Warriston. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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