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Make A Holiday Rental Apartment in Edinburgh, Scotland, Your Home Away From Home

Edinburgh is the capital of Scotland, and also its second largest city. Positioned just slightly inland from the coast, it attracts thousands of visitors every year who are drawn to its interesting history, culture and architecture. There are many forms of accommodation to choose from in the city, but the best idea for anyone who wishes to see it from a more personal perspective, is to stay in a holiday rental apartment in Edinburgh. Tastefully furnished and decorated, and coming with a fully-equipped kitchen that enables self catering, staying in one has a far more comfortable feel than staying in an hotel.

Things to Do on Holiday in Edinburgh, Scotland

Whilst most people on holiday in Edinburgh will be more interested in the sights and attractions than activities, there is still plenty to do for people who desire to burn off some energy. There is some fun cycling to be had in the area surrounding the city, and towards the coast, sailing and other water sports are also possible. Scotland is often associated with golf, and there are a choice of courses to play at near by.

Places to Visit on Holiday in Edinburgh, Scotland

There are a wealth of attractions that should be seen during a holiday in Edinburgh, and it would be impossible to list them all here. The top ones, though, include Edinburgh Castle which can be seen from almost anywhere in the city; The National Museum of Scotland; The Palace of Holyrood House; and The Scotch Whiskey Heritage Centre. There are, of course, many other attractions that can be visited, and an interesting way to do this, is to buy the Edinburgh Pass which grants admission to them all. Edinburgh is also famous for its many festivals, which include The Edinburgh Military Tattoo, Edinburgh Fringe Festival, and the Hogmanay street party. There is no better place to celebrate the New Year than in the Scottish capital!

Weather in Edinburgh, Scotland

Despite its northerly location, Edinburgh has a surprisingly mild maritime climate. Even during the winter, the temperatures rarely fall beneath freezing during the daytime. Between November and February, the average daytime high temperatures measure 7 degrees Celsius and the lows measure 1.5 degrees. It does get lower than this on occasion, and the wind can make it feel colder than it is. During the summer months, the average daytime highs are between 17 and 19 degrees, and the lows 10 degrees. Rainfall is spread quite evenly throughout the year at 70mm per month. A holiday in Edinburgh can be taken at any time of year, although the most popular time, is from the late spring through to early autumn.

Travel to Edinburgh, Scotland

Most people from the UK considering a holiday in Edinburgh will choose to drive there. It must be noted, that the distance can be quite deceptive for people that are driving there for the first time. Edinburgh does also have an airport (EDI) for anyone choosing to fly, and it takes in flights from most major European cities. British Airways fly out of London Heathrow (LHR) and London Gatwick (LGW).

    Excellent! 4.6/5
    (17 reviews)
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    • 1 BR
    • 1 BA
    • Sleeps 2
    Apartment #962182
    17
    Viewed 49 times in the last 48 hours
      Wonderful! 4.8/5
      (91 reviews)
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      • 1 BR
      • 1 BA
      • Sleeps 4
      Apartment #1127022
      91
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        Wonderful! 4.8/5
        (99 reviews)
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        • 1 BR
        • 1 BA
        • Sleeps 4
        Apartment #1160808
        99
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          Excellent! 4.7/5
          (57 reviews)
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          • 2 BR
          • 2 BA
          • Sleeps 6
          Apartment #1093915
          57
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            Wonderful! 4.9/5
            (48 reviews)
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            • 4 BR
            • 2 BA
            • Separate Toilet
            • Sleeps 8
            House #1134654
            48
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              Exceptional! 5/5
              (18 reviews)
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              • 1 BR
              • 1 BA
              • Sleeps 2
              Apartment #432221vb
              18
              Viewed 41 times in the last 48 hours
                Wonderful! 4.9/5
                (34 reviews)
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                • 3 BR
                • 2 BA
                • Sleeps 6
                Apartment #1940657
                34
                Viewed 45 times in the last 48 hours
                  Exceptional! 5/5
                  (51 reviews)
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                  • 1 BR
                  • 1 BA
                  • Sleeps 3
                  Apartment #421720
                  51
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                    Excellent! 4.4/5
                    (26 reviews)
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                    • 1 BR
                    • 1 BA
                    • Sleeps 4
                    Apartment #412029
                    26
                    Viewed 22 times in the last 48 hours
                      Excellent! 4.3/5
                      (32 reviews)
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                      • 1 BR
                      • 1 BA
                      • Sleeps 4
                      Apartment #804181
                      32
                      Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
                        Excellent! 4.5/5
                        (26 reviews)
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                        • 1 BR
                        • 1 BA
                        • Sleeps 4
                        Apartment #1888851
                        26
                        Viewed 23 times in the last 48 hours
                          Exceptional! 5/5
                          (40 reviews)
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                          • 1 BR
                          • 1 BA
                          • Sleeps 2
                          Apartment #8130835
                          40
                          Viewed 33 times in the last 48 hours
                            Excellent! 4.7/5
                            (18 reviews)
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                            • 2 BR
                            • 3 BA
                            • Sleeps 4
                            Apartment #6556423
                            18
                            Viewed 24 times in the last 48 hours
                              Wonderful! 4.8/5
                              (49 reviews)
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                              • 1 BR
                              • Separate Toilet
                              • Sleeps 4
                              Apartment #1179681
                              49
                              Viewed 41 times in the last 48 hours
                                Exceptional! 5/5
                                (50 reviews)
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                                • 2 BR
                                • 2 BA
                                • Sleeps 4
                                Apartment #157650vb
                                50
                                Viewed 31 times in the last 48 hours
                                  Exceptional! 5/5
                                  (56 reviews)
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                                  • 2 BR
                                  • 1 BA
                                  • Sleeps 6
                                  Apartment #838261
                                  56
                                  Viewed 45 times in the last 48 hours
                                    Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                    (36 reviews)
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                                    • 2 BR
                                    • 2 BA
                                    • Sleeps 6
                                    Apartment #1609315
                                    36
                                    Viewed 20 times in the last 48 hours
                                      Excellent! 4.5/5
                                      (29 reviews)
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                                      • 3 BR
                                      • 2 BA
                                      • Sleeps 9
                                      Apartment #426682
                                      29
                                      Viewed 25 times in the last 48 hours
                                        Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                        (30 reviews)
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                                        • 2 BR
                                        • 1 BA
                                        • Sleeps 5
                                        Apartment #1922251
                                        30
                                        Viewed 24 times in the last 48 hours
                                          Excellent! 4.3/5
                                          (30 reviews)
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                                          • 1 BR
                                          • 1 BA
                                          • Sleeps 4
                                          Apartment #90516
                                          30
                                          Viewed 20 times in the last 48 hours
                                            Exceptional! 5/5
                                            (57 reviews)
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                                            • 3 BR
                                            • 2 BA
                                            • Sleeps 8
                                            Apartment #17408
                                            57
                                            Viewed 50 times in the last 48 hours
                                              Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                              (24 reviews)
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                                              • 2 BR
                                              • 1 BA
                                              • Sleeps 6
                                              Apartment #1571765
                                              24
                                              Viewed 29 times in the last 48 hours
                                                Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                (16 reviews)
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                                                • 1 BR
                                                • 1 BA
                                                • Sleeps 2
                                                Apartment #6831024
                                                16
                                                Viewed 20 times in the last 48 hours
                                                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                  (15 reviews)
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                                                  • 2 BR
                                                  • 1 BA
                                                  • Separate Toilet
                                                  • Sleeps 4
                                                  Castle #1949670
                                                  15
                                                  Viewed 110 times in the last 48 hours
                                                    Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                    (33 reviews)
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                                                    • 1 BR
                                                    • 1 BA
                                                    • Sleeps 4
                                                    Apartment #823101
                                                    33
                                                    Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                      • 2 BR
                                                      • 1 BA
                                                      • Sleeps 7
                                                      Apartment #6815590
                                                      4
                                                      Viewed 25 times in the last 48 hours
                                                        Excellent! 4.5/5
                                                        (11 reviews)
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                                                        • 2 BR
                                                        • 1 BA
                                                        • Sleeps 6
                                                        Multiple rentals Apartment #472970
                                                        11
                                                        Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
                                                          Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                          (5 reviews)
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                                                          • 1 BR
                                                          • 1 BA
                                                          • Sleeps 2
                                                          Apartment #1092947
                                                          5
                                                          Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
                                                            Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                            (23 reviews)
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                                                            • 2 BR
                                                            • 1 BA
                                                            • Sleeps 4
                                                            Apartment #8068794
                                                            23
                                                            Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
                                                              Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                              (22 reviews)
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                                                              • 2 BR
                                                              • 1 BA
                                                              • Sleeps 5
                                                              Apartment #89530
                                                              22
                                                              Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                (34 reviews)
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                                                                • 3 BR
                                                                • 2 BA
                                                                • Sleeps 6
                                                                Apartment #8169677
                                                                34
                                                                Viewed 33 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                  Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                  (8 reviews)
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                                                                  • 2 BR
                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                  • Sleeps 4
                                                                  Apartment #878200vb
                                                                  8
                                                                  Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                    Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                    (38 reviews)
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                                                                    • 3 BR
                                                                    • 2 BA
                                                                    • Sleeps 6
                                                                    Apartment #425632
                                                                    38
                                                                    Viewed 26 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                      Excellent! 4.4/5
                                                                      (19 reviews)
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                                                                      • 2 BR
                                                                      • 2 BA
                                                                      • Sleeps 5
                                                                      Apartment #1840819
                                                                      19
                                                                      Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                        Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                        (16 reviews)
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                                                                        • 2 BR
                                                                        • 1 BA
                                                                        • Sleeps 4
                                                                        Townhome #4019547
                                                                        16
                                                                        Viewed 29 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                          Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                                          (66 reviews)
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                                                                          • 2 BR
                                                                          • 1 BA
                                                                          • Sleeps 4
                                                                          Apartment #1015936
                                                                          66
                                                                          Viewed 34 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                            Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                            (28 reviews)
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                                                                            • 4 BR
                                                                            • 2 BA
                                                                            • Sleeps 8
                                                                            Apartment #1123553
                                                                            28
                                                                            Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                              Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                              (27 reviews)
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                                                                              • 2 BR
                                                                              • 2 BA
                                                                              • Sleeps 5
                                                                              Apartment #484752
                                                                              27
                                                                              Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                • 1 BR
                                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                                • Sleeps 4
                                                                                Multiple rentals Apartment #403634
                                                                                19
                                                                                Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                  (29 reviews)
                                                                                  avg/night
                                                                                  • 1 BR
                                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                                  • Sleeps 4
                                                                                  Multiple rentals Apartment #403634
                                                                                  29
                                                                                  Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                    Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                    (28 reviews)
                                                                                    avg/night
                                                                                    • 1 BR
                                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                                    • Sleeps 4
                                                                                    Apartment #484750
                                                                                    28
                                                                                    Viewed 20 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                      Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                      (20 reviews)
                                                                                      avg/night
                                                                                      • 2 BR
                                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                                      • Sleeps 5
                                                                                      Apartment #453380
                                                                                      20
                                                                                      Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                        Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                        (38 reviews)
                                                                                        avg/night
                                                                                        • 2 BR
                                                                                        • 2 BA
                                                                                        • Sleeps 5
                                                                                        Apartment #453347vb
                                                                                        38
                                                                                        Viewed 24 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                          Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                          (70 reviews)
                                                                                          avg/night
                                                                                          • 1 BR
                                                                                          • 1 BA
                                                                                          • Sleeps 3
                                                                                          Apartment #8125748
                                                                                          70
                                                                                          Viewed 47 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                            Very Good! 4.1/5
                                                                                            (16 reviews)
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                                                                                            • 3 BR
                                                                                            • 1 BA
                                                                                            • Separate Toilet
                                                                                            • Sleeps 8
                                                                                            Apartment #1141099
                                                                                            16
                                                                                            Viewed 26 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                              Excellent! 4.5/5
                                                                                              (26 reviews)
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                                                                                              • 2 BR
                                                                                              • 1 BA
                                                                                              • Sleeps 6
                                                                                              Multiple rentals Apartment #472970
                                                                                              26
                                                                                              Viewed 34 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                Excellent! 4.6/5
                                                                                                (31 reviews)
                                                                                                avg/night
                                                                                                • 1 BR
                                                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                                                • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                Apartment #555430vb
                                                                                                31
                                                                                                Viewed 25 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                                  (9 reviews)
                                                                                                  avg/night
                                                                                                  • 1 BR
                                                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                                                  • Sleeps 2
                                                                                                  Apartment #6879744
                                                                                                  9
                                                                                                  Viewed 22 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                    Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                                    (24 reviews)
                                                                                                    avg/night
                                                                                                    • 1 BR
                                                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                                                    • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                    Apartment #1870651
                                                                                                    24
                                                                                                    Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                      Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                                      (46 reviews)
                                                                                                      avg/night
                                                                                                      • 2 BR
                                                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                                                      • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                      Apartment #424896
                                                                                                      46
                                                                                                      Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                       

                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      Very comfortable home from home. Lived up to expectations

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Spotlessly clean well furnished and felt like a home. Fairly neutral decor with some very nice artistic touches. Excellent location. We were there as family for my sons wedding in Portobello town hall. Comfortably accommodated myself, husband, 2 daughters and partners. my son and sister. Found Portobello to be a very friendly neighbourhood. Plenty of local amenities. Highly recommend.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Jul 14, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jul 2017

                                                                                                      Great

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      We had a wondeful stay
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Jul 13, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jul 2017