Destination guide

Find the perfect holiday rental for your Granton getaway

Learn about the unique charm of Granton with a stay in a holiday home rental. This city has something for everyone. Royal Yacht Britannia and Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in and around Granton

Do you want to find attractions to see while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Granton a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Our Dynamic Earth (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Edinburgh Zoo (2.9 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Royal Commonwealth Pool (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Bruntsfield Links Golf Course (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Omni Centre Edinburgh (2.3 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Royal Burgess Golf Course (3.1 mi / 5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Granton

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Granton. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Princes Street Gardens (2.3 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Arthur's Seat (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Royal Botanic Garden (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Calton Hill (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Holyrood Park (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
  • Inverleith (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Granton

The nearest airport is in Edinburgh (EDI), located 5.6 mi (8.9 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around Granton?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 32 holiday lettings around Granton. From 3 Houses to 28 Flats, 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 Granton?

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 Granton:

  • New Town: 1,219 holiday homes
  • Old Town: 1,151 holiday homes
  • Leith: 627 holiday homes
  • West End: 904 holiday homes
  • Newington: 673 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 Granton?

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

  • Edinburgh Castle: 2,351 holiday lettings
  • Portobello Beach: 2,394 holiday lettings
  • Pentland Hills Regional Park: 2,327 holiday lettings
  • Edinburgh Zoo: 2,337 holiday lettings
  • The Meadows: 2,347 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 3 Houses in Granton. Our other popular types of Granton holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 28 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 28 self catering accommodations

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

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 29 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in Granton. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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