Edinburgh-Flats.com has a wide offer of apartments in Edinburgh’s city centre and surroundings, most of them within walking distance to the main tourist attractions.

Before you arrive it can be very useful to familiarise yourself with the area the apartment you booked is located and with the different major areas and locations within.

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Click on the areas below to learn more about them:

The Old Town

The Old Town of the city should be the starting point for those visiting Edinburgh for the first time.
Its historical importance and the preservation of its buildings and landmarks were some of the reasons why it was declared a World Heritage site by UNESCO in 1995. Read more…

The New Town

The New Town is a central area of Edinburgh. It is considered to be a masterpiece of city planning and is listed as a World Heritage Site. Although still referred to as The New Town, it was built between 1760 and 1850, and retains much of the original neo-classical period architecture. Read more…

The West End and Dean Village

The West End is an extension of New Town with its Georgian style buildings and upmarket shops. It is the city’s financial centre home to many banks and insurance company headquarters.
Dean Village was founded as a milling community by the canons of Holyrood Abbey in the 12th century. Read more…

Leith & The Shore

Leith was established as the port of Edinburgh in 1329, and is situated on the south shore of the Firth of Forth at the mouth of the Water of Leith.  You could spend a day (or more) traversing the city along the Water of Leith walkway, either on foot or by bicycle; it’s nearly 13 miles in length and there are some great places to stop at along the way, includingStockbridge, Murrayfield, and The Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art. Read more…

North Edinburgh

This area overlaps with the New Town and encompasses an array of accommodation options, from the peaceful residential streets of FettesTrinityWardie and Newhaven to Edinburgh’s vibrant Shore area with its stylish modern developments overlooking the Water of Leith, from where you can walk or cycle pretty much the length (or width?) of Edinburgh away from the chaos of city centre traffic. Read more…

South Edinburgh

Incorporating the areas of SouthsideNewingtonBruntsfieldMorningside, and the Grange, this part of town stretches from the tranquil university buildings around George Square, out into the rich elegance of Edinburgh’s southern residential areas. Read more…

East Edinburgh

If you want to immerse yourself in the real, modern Edinburgh, take a look at our available properties listed in the east of the city and our own little Riviera, Portobello. Depending on route, heading in an eastwards direction from the city centre takes you through the areas of BroughtonLeithMeadowbank, and past Arthur’s Seat and the north-east side of Holyrood Park. Read more…