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Areas of Edinburgh

Old Town

A beautiful and historic part of Edinburgh right in the city centre made up of buildings that are hundreds of years old, dating back as far as the medieval age. The area is set between the iconic Edinburgh Castle and the sublime Holyrood Palace, with the world famous Royal Mile running through the heart of it.

The Old Town features many small side streets known as ‘closes’ and includes a number of large squares where you’ll find street-performances during the Edinburgh Festival. The area also has an array of shops, restaurants and pubs for you to choose from as you explore the ancient streets.


This is a more modern district of the city and is home to a range of small boutique shops, local cafes and shops. The area is very close to the city centre as well as outdoor spaces such as the meadows, making it a popular area for renters and perfect for investing in. The area is a short walk from Fountainbridge which has a variety of entertainment, such as a cinema, bowling alley, laser tag and a gym.

Leith and The Shore

An area of the city that has been revitalised in recent years with modern bars, restaurants and a variety of other entertainment. The area is particularly attractive to young professionals and is very close to the east end of Princes Street. The Shore has a number of fantastic eateries, including Michelin starred restaurants as well as cafes that are booked up weeks in advance such is their reputation. Leith has seen property values consistently rise in recent years as the area has further developed and more and more new business has moved in.


Three miles to the east of Edinburgh’s city centre you’ll find miles of award-winning sand beach facing onto the Firth of Forth, ice cream parlours, cafes and arcade entertainments and Portobello. There’s also a busy high street that includes high street stores as well as specialist independent shops. You can also enjoy the open air market once a month that includes plenty of fresh produce and crafts for sale.

Gorgie & Dalry

West of Edinburgh’s city centre, Gorgie and Dalry is home to the city farm, Tynecastle Park stadium and is within walking distance of Haymarket train station. The area has a diverse range of family restaurants, take-aways and cosy pubs as well as small specialist stores. Fountain Park is also close by with a wide range of entertainment, including bowling, laser tag and cinema.


Towards Edinburgh’s western edge, this area is home to the famous Edinburgh Zoo and is in close proximity to Murrayfield Stadium, which hosts international rugby as well as a variety of other events throughout the year. You can quickly travel into the city centre on regular buses through the area or walk a short distance to South Gyle to catch the train to be in the heart of the city in minutes.

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