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Silverknowes is situated in the north-west area of Edinburgh. Originally a farming area, this district began to develop more into a residential sector as the 20th century progressed. By the end of the century, the last of the farm buildings had been removed, signalling the end of centuries of agriculture and farming. Today, the district has booming housing developments and is a popular place to visit for both tourists and locals alike. Nearby attractions include the fascinating Lauriston Castle and the Firth of Forth Promenade. These and many more attractions await visitors in Silverknowes, a welcoming and friendly Scottish community.

  • Visit Lauriston Castle: This amazing 16th-century castle in Edinburgh is a tower house featuring an astrological clock and a Japanese Garden, and offers a peek into the old Edwardian lifestyle.
  • Explore Cramond Village: Within walking distance of Silverknowes, this village boasts typical old Edinburgh houses, as well as the majestic Cramond House.
  • Enjoy Silverknowes Beach: This lovely, sandy beach is a wonderful place to stroll and enjoy the many beachside shops and cafes; visitors can even walk over to Cramond Island at low tide.

To get to Silverknowes, you can use the public transport system of Edinburgh. From the city centre, there are regular bus services to the area; bus routes 16, 27, 29, 37 and 129 will bring you here. The Lothian buses and First Edinburgh buses also operate in the area. If you wish to explore more of the city as you travel to Silverknowes, hiring a car is a good option. You can choose from several car rental companies including Europcar or Auto Europe. City cabs also operate throughout the city.

Hotels near Silverknowes

135 hotels near Silverknowes

1 Edinburgh Capital Hotel

3 stars
4.1 / 5 31 reviews

187 Clermiston Road Map

Featuring an idyllic hilltop location and value-for-money accommodations, Edinburgh Capital Hotel for travellers looking to escape the hustle of the Scotland capital. Apart from marvelling at the... More

2 Holiday Inn EDINBURGH - CITY WEST

3 stars
4.7 / 5 3 reviews

107 Queensferry Road Map

Featuring all the modern day conveniences, this elegant property is ideally situated for visitors to the city, whether on business or for pleasure. GeneralThe Holiday Inn Edinburgh City West North... More

3 Holiday Inn EDINBURGH

4 stars
3.7 / 5 3 reviews

132 Corstorphine Road Map

The Holiday Inn Edinburgh is situated on the western outskirts of the city, around three miles distant from the town centre. The hotel has a number of famous attractions on the doorstep including... More

4 Murrayfield Hotel Edinburgh

3 stars
4.0 / 5 8 reviews

18 Corstorphine Road Murrayfield Map

The Murrayfield Hotel Edinburgh is the ideal base for exploring the city's plentiful attractions, and is especially close to Edinburgh's main sporting venues. Murrayfield Ice Rink is a large... More

5 Ellersly House Hotel

3 stars
3.5 / 5 2 reviews

4 Ellersly Road, Murrayfield,Edinburgh Map

Situated close to the centre of Edinburgh, the Ellersly House Hotel is an ideal place for a relaxing stay. GeneralGuests travelling on official matters can make use of the conference facilities... More

6 Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian

5 stars
4.9 / 5 13 reviews

Princes Street Map

Housed in a former Victorian railway hotel, teeming with top-notch facilities and lavish furnishings, The Caledonian, A Waldorf Astoria Hotel creates a luxurious haven for travellers exploring the... More

7 The Royal Scots Club

3 stars
4.3 / 5 3 reviews

30 Abercromby Place Map

The Royal Scots Club Edinburgh Hotel combines the convenience of all the facilities and amenities offered by an elegant hotel with the comfort and cosiness of one's own home. GeneralThe conference... More

8 Nira Caledonia Hotel

4 stars
5.0 / 5 1 reviews

10 Gloucester Place Map

Stylish and luxurious, Nira Caledonia Hotel Edinburgh is housed on a historic building that offers a glimpse of Scottish hospitality and modern conveniences at the centre of Edinburgh. Apart from... More

9 Sheraton Grand Hotel & Spa, Edinburgh

5 stars
4.8 / 5 10 reviews

1 Festival Square Map

The Sheraton Grand Hotel Spa Edinburgh stands at the foot of Edinburgh Castle, one of Scotland's most enduring monuments. The property boasts 269 luxury rooms and suites - perfect for those... More

10 Castle View Guest House

3 stars
3.3 / 5

30 castle Street Map

Featuring comfortable accommodations within convenient distance from local recreation sites and vibrant must-see attractions, Castleview Guest House Edinburgh makes for an ideal base for discerning... More