Cottages in Edinburgh

Cottages in Edinburgh

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Cottage for 4 people, with garden, with pets in Edinburgh
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£46
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Cottage for 4 people, with garden, with pets
4 pers.2 bedrooms6.1km to city center
4.2
(16 reviews)
Cottage for 4 people, with garden, with pets in Edinburgh
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£133
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Cottage for 4 people, with garden, with pets
4 pers.2 bedrooms0m²750m to city center
4.8
(19 reviews)
Cottage for 2 people, with view, with pets in Edinburgh
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£42
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Cottage for 2 people, with view, with pets
2 pers.1 bedroom600m to city center
Cottage for 3 people in Edinburgh
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£130
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Cottage for 3 people
3 pers.2 bedrooms150m²1.5km to city center
4.5
(3 reviews)
Cottage for 5 people, with garden in Edinburgh
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£75
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Cottage for 5 people, with garden
5 pers.3 bedrooms2.1km to city center
Cottage for 6 people in Edinburgh
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£150
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Cottage for 6 people
6 pers.3 bedrooms1.9km to city center
4.7
(20 reviews)
Cottage for 6 people, with garden in Edinburgh
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£118
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Cottage for 6 people, with garden
6 pers.3 bedrooms75m²3.2km to city center
Cottage for 4 people in Edinburgh
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£133
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Cottage for 4 people
4 pers.2 bedrooms3.5km to city center
4.4
(4 reviews)
Cottage for 4 people in Edinburgh
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£119
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Cottage for 4 people
4 pers.2 bedrooms75m²950m to city center
4.6
(11 reviews)
Cottage for 6 people in Edinburgh
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£131
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Cottage for 6 people
6 pers.2 bedrooms75m²450m to city center
4.8
(21 reviews)
Cottage for 5 people, with garden in Edinburgh
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£61
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Cottage for 5 people, with garden
5 pers.3 bedrooms2.8km to city center
4.7
(5 reviews)
Cottage for 8 people, with garden in Edinburgh
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£205
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Cottage for 8 people, with garden
8 pers.4 bedrooms600m to city center
4.8
(12 reviews)
Cottage for 4 people, with pets in Edinburgh
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£90
per night
Cottage for 4 people, with pets
4 pers.2 bedrooms6.1km to city center
4.6
(6 reviews)
Cottage for 2 people in Edinburgh
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£124
per night
Cottage for 2 people
2 pers.1 bedroom5.7km to city center
4.5
Cottage for 2 people in Edinburgh
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£118
per night
Cottage for 2 people
2 pers.1 bedroom70m²1.7km to city center
5.0
(2 reviews)
Cottage for 4 people in Edinburgh
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£141
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Cottage for 4 people
4 pers.2 bedrooms30m²1.7km to city center
4.7
(5 reviews)
Cottage for 6 people in Edinburgh
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£94
per night
Cottage for 6 people
6 pers.3 bedrooms950m to city center
4.7
(3 reviews)
Cottage for 8 people in Edinburgh
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£212
per night
Cottage for 8 people
8 pers.3 bedrooms128m²400m to city center
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Highlights in Edinburgh

  • Magnificent castles
  • Amazing museums
  • Wonderful art galleries
  • Astonishing gardens

Most popular amenities for Cottages in Edinburgh

Pool 6
Internet 1,039
Pets allowed 127
Balcony/Terrace 121
TV 938
Air conditioning 12

Cottages in Edinburgh

Lovely cottages in the capital city of Scotland

To enjoy a beautiful holiday and surprise your partner with a romantic getaway, you must visit Scotland's lovely capital, Edinburgh. An impressive mountainous city with an incredible medieval style that contrasts in its streets with some buildings of Georgian architecture with large and beautiful gardens to take quiet walks, enjoying nature and resting in any of these marvellous cottages. Edinburgh is a captivating city where you will also find magnificent old castles, cathedrals, and other historical buildings with numerous exhibits to go through where you can learn interesting facts about the history of Scotland. Visit the stone of destiny and discover the place where all the kings of Scotland were crowned in medieval times. Don't miss out on a relaxing holiday in the most beautiful settings in Scotland, like something out of a fairy tale.

Enchanting cottages in the lovely mountain town

Edinburgh stands out from many other cities in Europe for its incredible scenery and spectacular medieval-style houses. To fully enjoy all the surroundings, you will find magnificent cottages surrounded by the most beautiful Scottish landscape. You will find in its facades an authentic traditional stone style and in its interior modern and comfortable details that include magnificent kitchens with breakfast bar, microwave, stove, fridge, kettle, washing machine and all the utensils to prepare delicious homemade meals. Rest and relax in its wonderful rooms with cosy sofas and bedrooms with perfect double and king-size beds with linen included. Enjoy a relaxing bath in the luxurious bathroom with a bathtub and hot water. Marvel at its spacious enclosed garden with furniture and share a refreshing drink and relax enjoying the tranquillity of Scotland. Don't wait any longer, and book in the cottage that you like the most.

Travellers and activities

Edinburgh for science lovers

If you are passionate about science and technology, in Edinburgh you will find a unique and truly impressive museum. Located in Chambers Streets you will find the National Museum of Scotland, perfect for all types of travellers, you will discover an immense building divided into 5 sections separated by levels that include art, world cultures, science, technology, and nature. Walk through its fascinating exhibits with multimedia devices, where you can learn much more about the history of the evolution of Scotland over the centuries. Meet the world's first cloned sheep, Dolly, and marvel at the impressive collection of over 10,000 items from medieval times. Take a self-guided tour for a complete experience and explore the recreation area, especially for the little ones.

Edinburgh for art lovers

For all inveterate art lovers, Edinburgh also has something to offer. Visit the fantastic National Art Gallery, located just a few meters from the centre, you will find works and paintings by the best artists in the country and Europe. A visit to this gallery is one of the best ways to learn about Scottish culture. Located on the hill of the Mound, in a wonderful neoclassical building built in 1859, which in itself is a true work of art. Inside you will find fascinating works from the Renaissance to postmodernism, Baroque art and some works such as the Greco. Additionally, you will also find works by other important Impressionist artists such as Van Gogh, Monet, Cézanne, and works by the renowned Italian artist such as Titian, Rembrandt, Rubens, and Velázquez. A visit to this impressive gallery is a must-see on this Edinburgh holiday.

„The city of Edinburgh in the past was known as the smoky old woman because of the amount of smoke coming from the many chimneys in the houses. Currently, if you walk around, you will perceive a pleasant smell of yeast coming from the surrounding breweries.“

Top 7 travel tips in Edinburgh

1. Explore the magnificent Edinburgh Castle

This is undoubtedly one of the most impressive buildings that you can find in the city, and one of the most visited by tourists. Located on an ancient hill of volcanic origin, of the same material that the castle was built with, more than 700 years old. In the tour of the surroundings and the interior you will find fascinating objects from medieval times, such as the Foog gate, the Chapel of Santa Margarita and the great Mons Meg canyon, you can also visit the royal palace that houses the most important jewels of the crown. Edinburgh Castle was used as a fortress since the 6th century, and later as a place for prisoners of war. Additionally, you will also find the famous stone of destiny, the coronation place of the Scottish Kings.

2. Have fun at the Scotch Whisky Experience

This fantastic place is part of the amazing Edinburgh Whisky Trail. Here you can enjoy a fabulous interactive simulation with wonderful special effects that will make this experience unique where you will learn everything related to the whisky-making process, the tour starts from the barrack where the fermentation is carried out to the distillation process and packing. Located in the centre of the city, it is one of the must-see activities that you must do and at the end of the tour, taste an authentic Scotch whisky.

3. Stroll the beautiful medieval streets of Edinburgh

There is no better way to explore Edinburgh than strolling through its incredible medieval-style streets that are still very well-preserved. Travel the famous Scottish Mile, where you will walk along The Royal Mile, which is more than 1.8 km long, where you will discover the most emblematic places of the city and fantastic historical monuments. Additionally, you can also visit fabulous medieval houses that have been restored and turned into museums that illustrate what everyday life was like in medieval times, 17th and 18th century, such as Gladstone Land or the house of the famous preacher John Knox, built in 1490. No Stop by the Hub, a tall spire tower in an unbelievable Gothic Revival style built in 1845.

4. Marvel at the incredible architecture of St Giles Cathedral

Like its incredible castles and other monuments with astonishing architectural details, St Giles Cathedral is no exception. Built in the 12th century, as a small church to which small chapels were added to its current size with more than 50 altars. On your tour you will be able to marvel at impressive details in its structure such as its magnificent colourful painted wooden ceilings, its impressive facade and huge stained-glass windows. Stroll through its surroundings, enjoying its beautiful gardens and the fresh air of the city.

5. Enjoy the incredible views at Calton Hill

If you are looking to relax and enjoy the fresh air and the beautiful surroundings of the city of Edinburgh, you must visit the incredible hill of Calton Hill, perfect for taking walks day or night, the charm of these hills is similar to the beautiful hills of Athens. From there you will be able to appreciate the best panoramic views of the city to take the best pictures of these vacations. Furthermore, when walking around you will find interesting monuments in the vicinity.

6. Explore the fabulous botanical garden

This is one of the most impressive gardens in the whole of the UK, created in 1670 intending to grow healing plants to treat diseases. However, in 1820 it was moved to its current location, on the outskirts of the city. It is one of the most visited places in the Edinburgh by tourists due to its pleasant atmosphere and the incredible variety of plants that it houses, one of the most complete collections of species in the entire continent that includes some exotic and other endemic as well as having fantastic greenhouses. Stroll and enjoy the atmosphere of the Chinese garden, queen mother, woodland and many more.

7. Tour the wonderful Palace of Holyroodhouse

This incredible palace is the place where the queen stays when she comes to visit Scotland, built in 1128. It was modified by King James 4 to make it a first class Palace. On the interior tour you will discover the flats of the Queen of England, the throne room, the Queen's gallery with famous portraits of former kings. Finally, you cannot stop touring its spacious and spectacular gardens, one of the most visited attractions of the palace by tourists, for its astounding views and outstanding natural beauty.

FAQs: Cottages in Edinburgh

Which types of facilities can you expect to find in the cottages in Edinburgh?

Out of the amenities available on Holidu, it appears that the cottages in Edinburgh contain everything that travellers search for! Here, the cottages generally include a variety of amenities, the most popular being: Wi-Fi (52%), garden (19%), and fireplace (14%)...Not bad, right?

How do travellers usually rate cottages in Edinburgh?

The cottages in this destination are often well reviewed. 57% of cottages have a rating of 4.5 stars, which suggests that here, you won't have difficulty finding a cottage for your next holiday!

Are the cottages in Edinburgh suitable for holidays with children?

Judging by the Holidu data, 14% of cottages in Edinburgh are child-friendly, it should therefore be very easy for you to find the ideal cottage for you and your children.

Are the cottages in Edinburgh pet-friendly?

For sure! In Edinburgh, 10% of the cottages give you the opportunity to bring along your furry best friend, 19% also have a garden!

Do the cottages in Edinburgh often offer Wi-Fi?

According to Holidu's database, around 52% of cottages in Edinburgh include an internet connection, a rather high percentage!

How much does it usually cost for cottages in Edinburgh?

According to last year's data, there are few cottages in Edinburgh that are less than £100 a night. They can also be very expensive, 10% are even at more than £500 per night.

Do the cottages in Edinburgh typically have a fireplace?

Definitely! According to Holidu's database, a good amount of cottages in Edinburgh have a fireplace. Therefore, it is the perfect destination for a winter escape!

Are the cottages in Edinburgh suitable for stays with several people or rather for a holiday as a small group?

According to Holidu's data, 81% of cottages are made for up to four travellers. Approximately 76% of the cottages here include at least two separate bedrooms. Edinburgh is the perfect destination for families of four!

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