Located just to the north of Edinburgh in Scotland lies the quaint and unassuming town of Pilrig, named after a peel tower on the ridge that is no longer standing. Visitors to this small but cosy suburb can enjoy a number of green spaces perfect for wandering, including the Pilrig Park and the more sedate Rosebank Cemetery. The Pilrig House is an impressive and fascinating building that once belonged to the family of author Robert Louis Stevenson, and can now be hired out by the room. A final consideration for thirsty travellers is the City Limits Pub.
- Walk along the beautiful well-cultivated grounds of Pilrig Park, one of the most picturesque locations in Edinburgh and a city known for its lush scenery, before exploring the Pilrig House’s gardens
- Visit the sombre but impacting graves at the immaculate Rosebank Cemetery in Edinburgh and admire the sweet inscriptions, bouquets of flowers, and touching memorials left by loved ones who frequent the area.
- Take in a pint and a meal at the restorative City Limits gastro-pub, which used to be known as the Boundary Bar, as it is on the edge of Pilrig and Leith.
It is a simple thing to reach Pilrig Park or Pilrig House as they both lie on a major bus route of Pilrig Street, which features the services of the bus number 11. Cross-street Bonnington Road also has regular bus service from the number 36. Many visitors to Pilrig and Edinburgh choose to use private vehicles to get around, so taxis and hired cars are suitable substitutes. It is a short ride for travellers coming from Edinburgh central; take the N22 double-decker Lothian Bus to Pilrig Street and walk to the park. The trip takes roughly seven minutes.
Haggis Hostel is a strategic base for travellers and backpackers in the heritage-rich Scotland capital looking for centrally located and cosy spaces without the hefty price tag. Set close to... More
The Apex Waterloo Place Hotel Edinburgh enjoys a prestigious location at the east end of Princes Street, just minutes from both transport links and city amenities. The recently opened luxury... More
Central location but impersonal stay
Positioned just off the famous Royal Mile and providing comfortable and high quality accommodations, Jurys Inn Edinburgh makes for an ideal place for travellers in a vibrant vacation in this part... More
Nice visit to Edinburgh
A quite haven, yet just a stone's throw from Edinburgh's bustling old city centre, the Macdonald Holyrood Hotel Edinburgh provides ideal accommodation for those on vacation as well as business.... More
Ballantrae Albany Hotel Edinburgh is a classic retreat equipped with modern comforts set centrally in this heritage-rich and vibrant Scotland capital. Ideal for a short visit or long-term stay,... More
Fountain Court Royal Garden's location enables guests to visit local attractions of the city like Princes Street, the Scott Monument, the Castle, City Galleries and Omni Entertainment Centre. ... More
Good but needs attention to detail
Occupying a prime position on one of the city's most famous streets - Princes Street - the majestic Royal British Hotel Edinburgh is perfectly situated for exploring Scotland's vibrant capital.... More
The perfect stay
The Edinburgh House Hotel enjoys a quiet location but is close to both major transport links and the attractions of the city. Guests are conveniently situated for the Edinburgh Playhouse - the UK's... More
The Holyrood Aparthotel Edinburgh comprises 41 fully serviced modern and stylish self-catering apartments in the city centre, right on the doorstep of historical attractions and designer shops.... More
Whether in Edinburgh for a business trip or a much-awaited vacation, travellers find an ideal base in the centrally located, well-equipped and inviting accommodations of Ballantrae Hotel Edinburgh.... More
GREAT VALUE FOR MONEY
Refine your search
- Edinburgh Playhouse hotels
- Easter Road hotels
- Leith Waterworld hotels
- Powderhall hotels
- Calton Hill hotels
- Abbeyhill hotels
- Canonmills hotels
- Holyrood Abbey Church of Scotland hotels
- Warriston hotels
- National Portrait Gallery hotels
- Holyroodhouse Palace hotels
- Holyrood hotels