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Where should we stay in Edinburgh?
If you've been thinking about a trip with your children, the historic destination of Edinburgh is a good choice. The museums, festivals and local tours are just some of the things that make this a good destination for family holidays. Fly into Edinburgh (EDI), which is the closest airport, or Dundee (DND), which is located 35.3 mi (56.8 km) from the city centre. When you're thinking about where to stay in Edinburgh, you might want to consider one of the 361 family-friendly hotels and other types of accommodation here.
Holidaying families have positive things to say about these types of accommodation:
Novotel Edinburgh Centre: Offers an indoor pool, a restaurant and free WiFi. Guests like the central location at this 4-star hotel.
The Knight Residence by Mansley – Features in-room kitchens, laundry facilities and free WiFi. This 5-star apartment is popular with guests for its overall comfort.
When should we visit Edinburgh?
You're probably hoping for good weather for your family holiday. You can use these tips to decide when to grab the children and head to Edinburgh.
- Hottest months: July, August, June and September, with an average temperature of 17°F
- Coldest months: February, January, March and December, with an average temperature of 1°F
- Driest months: March, February, July and December, with an average rainfall of 1.75 inches
- Rainiest months: August, February, July and December, with an average rainfall of 2.25 inches
What should we see and do in Edinburgh?
Edinburgh Castle and Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre are interesting attractions that you and your family may enjoy exploring while you are staying in Edinburgh. Make sure that you have plenty of time to take in the area's activities such as Princes Street Gardens, St. Giles' Cathedral and Greyfriars Kirk.Edinburgh is also known for the:
- Historical sites
Getting around Edinburgh
If you want to journey outside of the city, ride aboard a train from Edinburgh Waverley Station, Edinburgh Haymarket Station or Slateford Station. Edinburgh might not have many public transport choices so consider a car rental to maximise your time.