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Polwarth is a small residential village and parish situated in Scottish Borders area of Edinburgh. The town has a storied history that dates back to 13th century when the first church was erected in the area. Polwarth continued to develop and became a popular place for the poor, which is reflected in the large number of tenements that still exist today. Now, its proximity to Edinburgh has made it a coveted location for affluent people from the city to buy houses and there are a number of new restaurants and green spaces that were built to accommodate them.

  • Stroll the grounds of the Polwarth Parish Church, a historical structure that was first built in the 13th century. The current structure was constructed in Edinburgh in the early 18th century and has many interesting design features
  • Take a walk along the paths lining the Union Canal that flows through Polwarth to Edinburgh and you can enjoy the swans and other wildlife on this scenic walk.
  • See the ruins of Polwarth Castle that are situated in between the city centre and the parish and you will get a glimpse of some of the town’s medieval architecture.

Polwarth is situated just outside of the city centre of Edinburgh, so it is not hard to reach using public transportation or private car. There are trains that go directly from the city centre to Polwarth, stopping at the main railway station. You can also catch trains there that go to other major cities around Scotland. There are also bus routes that pass through town, so just check the schedule at the main Edinburgh bus station and you will quickly find transport this neighbourhood. Once there you can get around on foot.

Hotels near Polwarth

137 hotels near Polwarth

1 The Merchiston Residence

4 stars
4.5 / 5 2 reviews

4 Merchiston Avenue Map

The Merchiston Residence Edinburgh is a grand Victorian property that offers elegant, yet contemporary accommodation. Most of the area attractions, including the stylish area of Bruntsfield, are... More

2 The Dunstane

4 stars
4.0 / 5 1 reviews

4 West Coates Map

With its rich history and proximity to the city centre, The Dunstane gives travellers accommodations that have the perfect combination and charm and convenience. Just minutes from Princes Street,... More

3 Fountain Court Apartments - Harris

4 stars
4.0 / 5 1 reviews

41 - 47 Grove Street Map

With a unique atmosphere, special hospitality and convenient facilities, the hotel offers excellent accommodation that makes you to feel at home. GeneralIf you prefer the quieter side of life, you... More

4 Hilton Edinburgh Grosvenor

4 stars
4.1 / 5 10 reviews

Grosvenor Street Haymarket Map

Situated in the West End, just 200 metres from Edinburgh Haymarket Train Station, the Hilton Grosvenor Hotel Edinburgh is ideally placed for accessing the city's many historical and cultural... More

5 Piries Hotel

3 stars
3.7 / 5 15 reviews

8 Coates Gardens, EH12 5lb Edinburgh Map

Piries Hotel Edinburgh is situated in the West End of the city making it ideal as a base for exploring Scotland's capital. Close to superlative shopping facilities on famous Princes Street as well... More

6 Apex Haymarket Hotel (formerly Apex European Hotel)

3 stars
4.5 / 5 19 reviews

90 Haymarket Terrace Map

The Apex European Hotel Edinburgh provides comfortable affordable accommodation in the West End of the city. Hotel guests are well placed for visiting city attractions such as famous Princes Street... More

7 BEST WESTERN PLUS Bruntsfield Hotel

4 stars
4.0 / 5 2 reviews

69-74 Bruntsfield Place Map

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

8 Ritz Hotel

3 stars
2.3 / 5 8 reviews

14-16 Grosvenor Street Map

The Ritz Hotel Edinburgh welcomes visitors to individually designed accommodations set in the heart of the Scotland capital. After attending business conventions at Edinburgh International... More

9 Tune Hotel Haymarket

3 stars
4.0 / 5 1 reviews

7 Clifton Terrace Map

From haggis and bag-pipes to world renowned comedy, Edinburgh is a melting pot of culture and Tunes newest property Tune Hotel Haymarket is ideally located to explore this exciting city. Situated... More

10 Mercure Edinburgh Quay (Opening June 2015)

3 stars
Not yet reviewed

38 Gardners Crescent Map

The Mercure Edinburgh Quay is ideally located in the heart of the city offering easy access to the EICC - Edinburgh International Conference Centre, Haymarket train station and Princes Street which... More