Murrayfield is a walkable, family-friendly neighborhood with convenient options for restaurants, bars, and coffee shops. Broaden your horizons with some local theater. Murrayfield is a great home base for exploring the greater Edinburgh area, especially with so many hotels and holiday apartments to choose from.
Sightseeing around Murrayfield
The area's storied past is told through the historic sites and castle, while local museums and theaters add a sense of refinement. Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Dean Gallery, and Royal Scots Regimental Museum feature a variety of exhibits. You can buy tickets to live performances at Edinburgh Corn Exchange, Usher Hall, and Royal Lyceum Theatre. Learn about the local history at Georgian House, Lauriston Castle, and Edinburgh Castle. Notable landmarks include St. Mary's Episcopal Cathederal, Charlotte Square, and Camera Obscura and World of Illusions. Be sure to get some family photos at Edinburgh Zoo, Omni Centre Edinburgh, and Our Dynamic Earth.
Popular things to do in the area include shopping and being pampered at a spa. You can take some time to enjoy the outdoors at Royal Botanic Garden, Princes Street Gardens, and The Meadows. At Beecraigs Country Park, take some time to really appreciate nature. You won't be disappointed visiting other sights like Murrayfield Stadium, Tynecastle Stadium, or Bruntsfield Links Golf Course.
Some of the most popular attractions in the area include Greyfriars Kirk, St. Giles' Cathedral, and Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre. King's Theatre, St. Stephens Centre, and National War Museum are other top spots to see.
Getting around Murrayfield
At 4.3 miles (7 km), Edinburgh (EDI) is the closest major airport to Murrayfield.