4 beautiful boutique places to stay near Edinburgh

Going on a countryside break needn't mean being far from the city. With these stunning places to stay near Edinburgh, you can enjoy all the peace and quiet of the country whilst being an under an hour's drive of the city (timings and distances are estimated from Edinburgh city centre).

Once your countryside holiday begins you can enjoy beautiful surroundings, city day trips and discover all the great places to visit near Edinburgh.

  1. Craigengar Lodge West Calder

    Crosswoodhill Farm Holiday Cottages near Edinburgh - Craigengar Lodge

    Accommodation type: Self-catering
    Location: Near West Calder, West Lothian
    Places to visit nearby: Pentland Hills Regional ParkFive Sisters ZooAlmond Valley Heritage Centre

    The largest of the Crosswoodhill Farm Holiday Cottages, Craigengar Lodge sleeps a maximum of 18 people, making it perfect for a large gathering of family or friends. A stunning, contemporary 5-star lodge, it is peacefully situated on a farm in the Pentland Hills Regional Park, just 18 miles (29 km) from Edinburgh.

    Key facilities
    • Parking
    • Pets Welcome
    • Accessible Parking Or Drop-off Point
    • Level Access
    • Wet room or level entry shower
    • WiFi
  2. Forth Bridges View Inverkeithing

    View towards the unique property

    Accommodation type: Self-catering
    Location: Inverkeithing, Kingdom of Fife
    Places to visit nearby: Aberdour CastleDeep Sea WorldDunfermline Abbey and Palace

    The biggest draw to staying at Forth Bridges View is, quite rightly, the unrivalled views offered of the Forth Bridges - but that's not the only plus. Just 14 miles (23 km) from Edinburgh and sleeping 10 people, this luxurious pad combines sleek modern design with a Scottish twist.

  3. Glenskirlie House & Castle

    Accommodation type: Exclusive Use
    Location: Banknock, Stirlingshire
    Places to visit nearby: The Falkirk WheelCarron ValleyColzium Visitor Centre and Estate

    Travel 37 miles (60 km) west of Edinburgh to stay in Glenskirlie House & Castle. This is a splendid venue for a wedding or special event, and it's also possible to book the uniquely decorated rooms individually, as part of a package including a meal in the award-winning restaurant.

  4. Kingsmuir House Peebles

    Summer at Kingsmuir House

    Accommodation type: B&B
    Location: Peebles, Scottish Borders
    Places to visit nearby: Neidpath CastleKailzie GardensGlentress Peel

    Nestled in the leafy Tweed Valley, 24 miles (39 km) from Edinburgh, Kingsmuir House is a 5-star Gold B&B set amongst landscaped grounds. Expect grand Victorian features, luxury suites and a breakfast menu abundant with locally sourced dishes. Nearby, the 5-star Windlestraw provides exquisite hotel accommodation.

    Key facilities
    • Parking
    • On Public Transport Route
    • WiFi

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