Areas of Edinburgh
Pilrig is at the junction of Edinburgh and the old burgh of Leith.
There are no clearly defined boundaries, but the area is considered to…
The Old Town has preserved its medieval plan and many Reformation-era buildings. One end is closed by the castle and the main artery The High…
Stockbridge has something of a village atmosphere about it, although it is only a ten to fifteen minute walk from Edinburgh city centre.…
Edinburgh's New Town is not that new. Built in the mid-to-late 18th Century, in response to overcrowding in what is now known as the…
|Leith and Leith Walk||
Although Leith is now considered part of Edinburgh, as many Leithers will tell you, Leith is a burgh in its own right.
Leith is the old…
Tollcross is at the top of Lothian Road and is at a confluence of traffic heading into the city from the South (Bruntsfield and Morningside) into…
Edinburgh's West End is to the West of the Princes Street and Lothian Road intersection.
Its central location means that the area has many…
Southside is the Edinburgh area South of the Royal Mile and the Cowgate taking in the university buildings and extending as far as Causewayside.…
Quiet village to the South West perimetre of the city.
Situated at the foot of the Pentland Hills.
Good access via the Water of…
Mostly Seventies-build commuter town situated on the outskirts of Edinburgh, south west of the City Bypass and Wester Hailes and south of the…
Dalmeny is a village situated to the North West of Edinburgh, and East of the Forth Rail Bridge. It falls under the jurisdiction of the City of…
Haymarket in Edinburgh's West End, is perhaps best known for having one of the two central railway stations and is one of the few stops on the…
Situated to the North of the City, and to the West of neighbouring Leith, of which it was once a part of, Trinity is an area of contrasts.
Dalry, to the West of Edinburgh City Centre, is situated between Gorgie, Haymarket and Fountainbridge. The main throughfare is Dalry Road,…
Gorgie is situated to the West of the city, adjacent to the Edinburgh area of Dalry. Its most distinctive landmark is the Tynecastle football…
South Queensferry is a commuter town of some 10,000 people situated 10 miles to the North West of Edinburgh on the shore of the Firth of Forth. It…
Silverknowes is situated on the in the North West outer area of the city, West of Muirhouse and East of Crammond…
If you are coming by road to Edinburgh from the South, Morningside is one of the first central urban areas that you encounter, where affluent…