Marchmont is primarily an upscaleresidential area of Scotland’s capital, Edinburgh, with attractive 4-storey Victorian and Edwardian-style residential buildings dotting its landscape. It is near the city centre, and approximately a little over a kilometre from the Old Town.It is a popular hangout for students, given its proximity to two major universities. The origins of this up-market neighbourhood date back to the mid-19th century, when construction began in full earnest. Marchont also has its own exclusive tourist attractions, including lively bars, pubs, cafes, nightclubs, fine dining restaurants and budget hotels, making it an excellent option for an action-packed holiday.
- Take a refreshing dip at the mosaic-tiled Edinburgh Warrender Swim Centre or ‘Warrender Baths’, Marchmont; also popular for its sauna, fitness centre and early Victorian architecture.
- Indulge in food fit for royalty at the Earl of Marchmont Pub, with exclusive beers, cocktails, traditional Scottish Stovies, Italian Beef Lasagne, Indian Tandoori Chicken, Mexican Hot Nachos, and more.
- Take time out to tee off at the Edinburgh Bruntsfield Short-Hole Golf Course, Scotland’s oldest; entry is free, and the ales at the ‘OldeGolfe Tavern’ are authentic.
Edinburgh International Airport, the nearest airport to Marchmont, is situated approximately 16 kilometres from the city centre. Frequent ‘AirLink Express’ and ‘Lothian’ buses connect the airport to the city’s downtown area. Long-distance trains run to Waverley Station, the main transportation hub located between New and Old Towns.Haymarket Station, located in the heart of the city is another convenient detraining point. Black Cabs are available outside both stations, the airport, major city hotels, and on most streets.Two companies, ‘Lothian’ and ‘First’, run buses to all parts of the city. From the city centre, Marchmont is easily reachable by foot.
137 hotels near Marchmont
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