Location

A truly wonderful destination, Edinburgh is a city of great heritage and history. It boasts UNESCO World Heritage status and year round events, including its world famous festivals. As well as offering historic sites, museums and galleries, Edinburgh is also a green city with fantastic parks, walks and activities. Click on our local recommendations and services on the map below.

Kingsway is quietly set in a smart Victorian neighbourhood five minutes walk to Holyrood Park and one mile to the Royal Mile. With easy access to the city’s main attractions, there is no need to drive during your stay and guests are welcome to use our private off street car park at no extra cost. The local neighbourhood offers an excellent selection of traditional pubs and wine bars, restaurants and cafes just minutes walk from Kingsway.

Other historic sites within easy reach include Rosslyn Chapel, Gilmerton Cove and The Royal Observatory, as well as Edinburgh University locations and the Edinburgh Royal Infirmary.

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  • Alpkit Sonder

    Outdoor gear specialist with bike repair station and Sonder bike showroom

  • Arthur's Seat

    Famous extinct volcano for hiking. Views over the city and beyond to sea

  • Blackford Pond

    Small pond in leafy surrounds with ducks

  • Braid Hills Golf Centre

    Driving range with stunning views. Clubs and balls provided

  • Community Land

    Lovely community project with paths winding past vegetable plots, chickens and orchards

  • Craigmillar Castle

    Medieval castle with prison, tower and extensive gardens for scenic walks

  • Dr Neal's Secret Garden

    A hidden botanical gem with winding paths in the shadow of Arthur’s Seat

  • Duddingston Loch

    Lovely pond with ducks and paths near historic Duddingston Kirk

  • Holyrood Park

    The Queen’s park with extensive walks and exceptional views over the city

  • Prestonfield Golf Club

    Visitors welcome and club hire available

  • Commonwealth Pool

    Pool, fitness classes and gym
    www.edinburghleisure.co.uk

  • The Meadows

    Large tree lined park with public tennis courts and fab play park. Used to be a loch

  • Tower Farm Stables

    Pony treks on Edinburgh hills with wonderful views over the city

  • Union Canal

    Walkway along the banks of the union canal

  • Beetroot Sauvage

    Vegan cafe and wellness centre

  • Blonde

    Modern Scottish restaurant
    www.blonderestaurant.co.uk

  • Hanedan

    Fresh tasty Turkish
    www.hanedan.co.uk

  • Condita

    Surprise tasting menu, Michelin star
    www.condita.co.uk

  • Damm 27

    Stylish wine bar and bistro

  • Earl Grange Cafe

    Lovely coffee, cake and gifts

  • Fat Tony's

    Best local fish and chips takeaway

  • Los Argentinos

    Steakhouse
    www.losargentinos.co.uk

  • Apiary

    Modern British menu
    www.apiaryrestaurant.co.uk

  • Rhubarb

    Special treat
    www.prestonfield.com

  • Ristorante Isola

    Italian / Sardinian
    www.ristoranteisola.co.uk

  • Salisbury Arms

    Sophisticated pub food with beer garden

  • The Southern

    Burgers and craft beers
    www.thesouthern.co.uk

  • Thai Laos

    Thai cuisine
    www.truethaicuisine.co.uk

  • Verdo

    Turkish BBQ
    www.verdoturkishbbq.co.uk

  • Voujon

    Indian
    www.voujonedinburgh.co.uk

Buses to/from Royal Mile & Princes Street: 3, 7, 8, 29, 31, 37, 49