Destination guide

Take in the waterfront beauty of South Queensferry

Learn about the unique charm of South Queensferry with a stay in a holiday home rental. Revered for its restaurants, bars and boating, this city is both welcoming and trendy. Murrayfield Stadium and Edinburgh International Conference Centre are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Sightseeing in and around South Queensferry

Are you hoping to find attractions to visit in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that South Queensferry has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Edinburgh Zoo (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
  • Our Dynamic Earth (8.7 mi / 14.1 km)
  • Royal Commonwealth Pool (9.1 mi / 14.6 km)
  • Deep Sea World (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Royal Burgess Golf Course (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
  • Bruntsfield Links Golf Course (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of South Queensferry

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to take in the scenery, South Queensferry is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Princes Street Gardens (8 mi / 12.9 km)
  • Arthur's Seat (9 mi / 14.4 km)
  • Royal Botanic Garden (7.1 mi / 11.5 km)
  • Calton Hill (8.4 mi / 13.6 km)
  • Holyrood Park (9.7 mi / 15.6 km)
  • Cramond Island (4 mi / 6.5 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around South Queensferry

The nearest airport is in Edinburgh (EDI), located 2.9 mi (4.7 km) from the city centre.

If you'd prefer to travel by train, the main station is South Queensferry Dalmeny Station.

How many holiday rentals are available around South Queensferry?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,910 holiday lettings around South Queensferry. From 127 houses to 1,632 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.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to South Queensferry?

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 South Queensferry:

  • New Town: 892 holiday homes
  • Old Town: 852 holiday homes
  • Leith: 490 holiday homes
  • West End: 668 holiday homes
  • Newington: 513 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 South Queensferry? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in South Queensferry. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • South Queensferry Dalmeny Station: 1,914 holiday lettings
  • Dalmeny House: 1,912 holiday lettings
  • Forth Rail Bridge: 1,917 holiday lettings
  • Forth Road Bridge: 1,923 holiday lettings
  • Hopetoun House: 1,750 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around South Queensferry 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 South Queensferry?

Yes, of course. offers 127 Houses in South Queensferry. Our other popular types of South Queensferry holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 1,632 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 114 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 114 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in South Queensferry?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 17 holiday homes with pool available in South Queensferry. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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