Edinburgh Playhouse (1 mile)
Hosting a huge variety of theatre and music, the Playhouse always offers an entertaining evening out. Situated on Greenside Place, at the top of Leith Walk and close to Prince Street, it is easy to get to the Edinburgh playhouse.
Palace of Holyrood House (1.2 miles)
Holyrood Palace is the Queen’s official Edinburgh residence and has frequently been at the centre of Scottish history. Public access is permitted to the stunning historic apartments and the state apartments, famous for their fine furnishings, tapestries and plaster work.
Royal Yacht Britannia (1.2 miles)
This luxurious vessel is one of Edinburgh’s most popular attractions. After more than 40 years serving the Royal Family, the 60 year old Royal Yacht Britannia is berth at Leith as the centrepiece of the Britannia Visitor Centre.
Edinburgh Castle (1.5 miles)
Edinburgh Castle is one of Britain’s most visited tourist attractions. Don’t miss hearing the famous 1 o’clock salute from Half Moon Battery, visiting the Scottish National War Memorial and Museum and the stunning collection of crown jewels housed in the Royal Palace.
The Royal Mile (1.5 miles)
The Royal Mile links Edinburgh Castle and the Palace of Holyrood House. Here, the streets are lined with charming town houses, church and historic landmarks. It’s an ideal place to stroll through shops, pubs, museums, cafés and restaurants.
Princes Street and Gardens (1.5 miles)
Busy Princes Street is one of the major thoroughfares in central Edinburgh. Lined with colourful gardens, historic monuments and elegant shops, there are plenty of places to browse and spaces to enjoy.
National Museum of Scotland (1.5 miles)
The National Museum is one of Scotland’s most popular attractions. It is free to enter and incorporates collections from national ecological collections, medieval artifacts and displays focusing on natural history geology, art, science and technology.
Scottish National Gallery and Portrait Gallery (1.7 miles)
One of Edinburgh three major art galleries, here you will see paintings of Scotland’s leading personalities from the 16th century to the present day, including Robbie Burns, Sir Walter Scott, Sir Sean Connery, Robert Louis Stevenson, Mary Stewart and Bonnie Prince Charlie.
Arthurs Seat (1.6 miles)
Arthurs Seat is the highest point in the 640 acre Holyrood Park. It offers spectacular views from the top encompasses the whole city all the way to the mouth of the Forth.
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (1.6 miles)
The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh is the second oldest such garden in Britain. It is also one of the largest and boast an impressive 13,200 different plant species, from palms to tropical orchids and an extensive Arboretum with rare trees from the Himalayas, North America and China.
Calton Hill (1 mile)
Calton Hill provides a panoramic view of the city, with Princes Street, the Castle and the Old Town silhouetted against Arthurs Seat. Here there are many Scottish national monuments and memorials.
Edinburgh Zoo (4 miles)
Set on 82 acres of land on the edge of the city, Edinburgh Zoo is one of the most popular things for families to do. The zoo boasts a diversity of creatures from around the globe and is the only place in the UK where you can see koalas and pandas.
The Real Mary King’s Close (2.2 km)
Mary King’s Close is a historic close located under buildings on the Royal Mile, in the historic Old Town area of Edinburgh, Scotland. It took its name from one Mary King, a merchant burgess who resided on the Close in the 17th century.
Royal Mile (2.4 km)
The streets which make up the Royal Mile are (west to east) Castlehill, the Lawnmarket, the High Street, the Canongate, and Abbey Strand. The Royal Mile is the busiest tourist street in the Old Town, rivaled only by Princes Street in the New Town.
National Museum of Scotland (2.5 km)
The collections relating to Scottish antiquities, culture, and history, and the adjacent Royal Scottish Museum (so renamed in 1904), with collections covering science and technology, natural history, and world cultures
Camera Obscura and World of Illusions (2.5 km)
Camera Obscura & World of Illusions is a major tourist attraction. A key site in Patrick Geddes‘ development of regional planning. This visitor attraction is now home to over 100 interactive exhibits, including the original Camera Obscura, and is based over five floors including a rooftop terrace with panoramic views of Edinburgh in the Old Town
Arthurs Seat (2.6 km)
The Arthurs Seat Eagle is a gondola lift operated from the base station in Dromana to the summit of Arthurs Seat, in the Mornington Peninsula, in Victoria, Australia. Construction commenced in October 2015 and was completed on 5 September 2016 at a cost of $20 million. The lift officially opened on 3 December 2016.
Edinburgh Castle (2.7 km)
Edinburgh Castle is a historic fortress that dominates the skyline of Edinburgh, the capital city of Scotland, from its position on Castle Rock. Archaeologists have established human occupation of the rock since at least the Iron Age, although the nature of the early settlement is unclear.
University of Edinburgh (2.8 km)
The University of Edinburgh, founded in 1582, is the sixth oldest university in the United Kingdom and English-speaking world and one of Scotland’s ancient universities.
Murrayfield Stadium (5 km)
Murrayfield Stadium is a sports stadium located in the Murrayfield area of Edinburgh, Scotland. It has a seating capacity of 67,144 making it the largest stadium in Scotland and the fifth largest in the United Kingdom. The stadium is the home of the Scottish Rugby Union and is mainly used as a venue for rugby union.
Edinburgh Zoo (6.5 km)
Edinburgh Zoo, formerly the Scottish National Zoological Park, is an 82-acre non-profit zoological park in the Corstorphine area of Edinburgh, Scotland. The land lies on the south-facing slopes of Corstorphine Hill, from which it provides extensive views of the city.
Dalhousie Castle (13.1 km)
Dalhousie Castle is a castle in Cockpen, Midlothian, Scotland. Dalhousie Castle is situated near the town of Bonnyrigg, 8 miles (13 km) south of Edinburgh. The castle was the seat of the Earls of Dalhousie, the chieftains of Clan Ramsay.
Origano pizzeria (0.2 km)
Pasta and gourmet pizzas made with the hand-stretched dough in a cosy rustic-chic cafe-style restaurants
STACK Dim Sum Bar (0.5 km)
Low-key restaurant serving an array of dim sum favourites, along with classic Chinese dishes.
The Scotch Malt Whisky Society – The Vaults (1 km)
The Vaults in Leith, Scotland’s oldest working commercial building in continuous use whose connection with the beverage trade dates back to the 12th century.
Qupi Cafe Bistro (0.1 km)
Qupi is a little bit of Greece in Leith have a passion for homemade quality Mediterranean food and we bring some sunshine on Leith with the warm and friendly connection that we have with our customers.
Lake Lochend Loch (1.6 km)
Lochend Park is a public park in Edinburgh, Scotland. It is situated in the Lochend / Restalrig area, next to Lochend Castle and near Meadowbank Stadium. The loch with its wide range of waterfowl is the main attraction, but there are also historical buildings, a children’s play area, and sports areas.
Sea/ocean NORTH SEA (1.8 km)
The North Sea is a sea of the Atlantic Ocean located between Great Britain, Denmark, Norway, Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium, and France. An epeiric sea on the European continental shelf, it connects to the ocean through the English Channel in the south and the Norwegian Sea in the north.
Mountain Royal Yacht Britannia (1.9 km)
Majesty’s Yacht Britannia, also known as the Royal Yacht Britannia, is the former royal yacht of the British monarch, Queen Elizabeth II, in service from 1954 until 1997
Mountain Arthur’s Seat (2.1 km)
Arthur’s Seat is an extinct volcano which is the main peak of the group of hills in Edinburgh, Scotland, which form most of Holyrood Park, described by Robert Louis Stevenson as “a hill for magnitude, a mountain in virtue of its bold design”.
Mountain Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (2.6 km)
The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh is a scientific center for the study of plants, their diversity, and conservation, as well as a popular tourist attraction.
River St Margaret’s Loch (2.9 km)
St Margaret’s Loch is a shallow man-made loch to the south of Queen’s Drive. It is around 500 m east of Holyrood Palace and about 100 m north of the ruin of St Anthony’s Chapel. Once a boggy marshland, the loch was formed in 1856 as part of Prince Albert’s improvement plans for the area surrounding the palace. The loch has been used as a boating pond but is now home to a strong population of ducks, geese, and swans.
Lake Duddingston Loch and Bird Sanctuary (5 km)
Duddingston Loch is a lake, or freshwater loch, in Edinburgh where it is the last remaining natural loch within the city.
River Water of Leith (6.4 km)
The Water of Leith is the main river flowing near central Edinburgh, Scotland, and flows into the port of Leith where it flows into the sea via the Firth of Forth.
River Almond, Lothian (12.9 km)
The River Almond is a river in Lothian, Scotland. It is 28 miles long, rising at Hirst Hill in Lanarkshire near Shotts and running through West Lothian, draining into the Firth of Forth at Cramond, Edinburgh. The name Almond/Amon is simply old Celtic for “river”.
Edinburgh Airport (12.1 km)
Edinburgh Airport is an airport located in the Ingliston area of Edinburgh, Scotland. It was the busiest airport in Scotland in 2019, handling over 14.7 million passengers. It was also the sixth-busiest airport in the United Kingdom by total passengers in 2019.
Dundee Airport (54.8 km)
It is a popular transport hub for golf players, as it is the closest airport to the championship courses at St Andrew’s, Gleneagles and Carnoustie. During international competitions, the airport is often at its busiest with charter and private aircraft. There are also flights operated by Loganair – Scotland’s Airline.
Glasgow Airport (79.1 km)
It is located in Paisley, Renfrewshire, 8.6 nautical miles (15.9 km; 9.9 mi) west of Glasgow city centre. In 2019, the airport handled 8.84 million passengers, an 8.4% annual decrease, making it the second-busiest in Scotland, after Edinburgh Airport, and the ninth-busiest airport in the United Kingdom.