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The community of Fairmilehead in Edinburgh, Scotland dates back to Roman days. It has been fondly described by the writer Robert Louis Stevenson as a place where two roads meet by a hanging wood. Fairmilehead is no longer as pastoral as in Stevenson’s accounts—the city has come much too close. But visitors can still visit historically important sites like the Caiy Stane, a 2.7-meter Neolithic stone marker protected by the National Trust for Scotland. This charming area was once a holiday retreat for the well-to-do of Scotland, and it retains much history and many scenic nature spaces.

  • Take a swing at the Mortonhall Golf Club, which has a championship golf course founded in 1892 and is considered the city of Edinburgh’s oldest continually operating golf course.
  • Check out the historic Fairmilehead Parish Church, which was opened in 1938 and is situated by a road junction mentioned in Robert Louis Stevenson’s writings.
  • Enjoy the natural beauty of this part of Edinburgh and go for a hike in Pentland Hills Regional Park, a sprawling green space with 100 kilometres of marked walking routes.

Fairmilehead is nine kilometres south of the city centre of Edinburgh. It is well connected by motorways, with the A720 (city bypass), A702, and B701 passing right through the community. Edinburgh has a good bus system that can take visitors from the city centre to the outlying communities and suburbs. In Fairmilehead, visitors will find bus stops for routes 4, 11, 15, and 18 located close to the parish church, although driving is the most convenient way to see the attractions in this part of Edinburgh. There are also a few walking and cycling tracks in the area for those looking for recreation.

Hotels near Fairmilehead

132 hotels near Fairmilehead

1 BEST WESTERN Braid Hills Hotel

3 stars
4.3 / 5 19 reviews

134 Braid Road Map

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2 Edinburgh City Hotel

3 stars
4.3 / 5 24 reviews

79 Lauriston Place Map

Surrounded by the very best Edinburgh has to offer, the Edinburgh City Hotel enjoys a central location in the Old City. The original building housing the hotel dates back to 1873, and it has been... More

3 The Ben Doran Guest House

4 stars
4.3 / 5 4 reviews

11 Mayfield Gardens Map

The Ben Doran Edinburgh Guest House offers a fresh and welcoming ambience, and all possible facilities to ensure a most pleasant stay. GeneralFor a truly Scottish experience, guests can visit the... More

4 Staycity Serviced Apartments - West End

4 stars
4.2 / 5 6 reviews

11 Brandfield Street Map

Business and leisure travellers looking for an ideal base with chic accommodations and accessible location can stay at Staycity Serviced Apartments West End Edinburgh. This stylish property is... More

5 BEST WESTERN PLUS Bruntsfield Hotel

4 stars
4.0 / 5 2 reviews

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BEST WESTERN PLUS Bruntsfield Hotel Edinburgh makes for an ideal base for business and leisure travellers visiting Scotland's capital with its comfortable accommodations blended with quality... More

6 Fountain Court Grove Executive Apartments

4 stars
4.5 / 5 2 reviews

121 Grove Street Map

With its comfortable accommodations and prime location in the heart of Edinburgh, Fountain Court Grove Executive Apartments Edinburgh makes for an ideal base for business and leisure travellers.... More

7 Fountain Court Apartments - Grove

4 stars
4.6 / 5 10 reviews

123 Grove Street Map

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8 Hotel Ceilidh-Donia

3 stars
4.0 / 5

14-16 Marchhall Crescent Map

Travellers on vacation or business trip in the capital of Scotland find suitable base in the comfortable accommodations of centrally located Ceilidh-Donia Hotel Edinburgh. This cosy value-for-money... More

9 Kildonan Lodge Hotel

4 stars
3.5 / 5 2 reviews

27 Craigmillar Park Map

Kildonan Lodge Hotel Edinburgh invites discerning travellers to charming accommodations with a countryside feel housed in a historic building located two miles south of the city centre. This... More

10 Royal Ettrick Hotel

3 stars
4.0 / 5 1 reviews

13 Ettrick Road Map

Located in a pleasant leafy suburb The Royal Ettrick Hotel Edinburgh is a peaceful haven within walking distance of the old city centre. Guests have a wealth of amenities on the doorstep including... More