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5 Wonderful Family Apartments in Edinburgh

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We’re parents and know how much fun and hassle it can be travelling with children. To minimise the hassle and maximise the fun you might want to consider staying in family friendly accommodation in Edinburgh – and we have some great self catering options for you here at Dickins! Our family accommodation is central, comes with a travel cot, high chair, children’s crockery and some homes even have a box of toys.

The homes listed under our family friendly apartments welcome babies, toddlers and kids of all ages. We can ensure you’ll have more room, a fully equipped kitchen, WiFi, washing machine/dryer – things that will make your stay in Edinburgh with children stress-free (or as stress-free as it can get). So here we go, let’s take a closer look at five unique family holiday rentals in Edinburgh.

Panmure Place – stylish with pops of colour

  • sleeps 4
  • 2 doubles
  • close to huge play park
  • on the ground floor

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This lovely ground floor home is equipped with families in mind. 14 Panmure Place is only moments away from the popular Meadows Park with one of Edinburgh’s best play areas with equipment for all ages. Right across the street you’ll find Summerhall Arts Cafe with a children’s lunch menu and play area – although on a nice day you will probably prefer to have a picnic in the park!

Leamington Terrace – inviting and pretty

  • sleeps 4
  • 1 double, 1 twin or double
  • views of Edinburgh Castle
  • very close to the Meadows

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75 Leamington Terrace in Bruntsfield is just one of those places where you’ll instantly feel welcome and at home. You have views of the castle and Princes Street is a 25-minute walk away – there are plenty of buses as well. Bruntsfield is a vibrant area with lots of local cafes, shops, bistros and bars, including recently opened Meltmongers. It’s the place to go to if you fancy a cheese toastie, which all kids love, right?!

Holyrood Road – you’ll never get bored

  • sleeps 4
  • 1 double, 1 twin
  • private parking & lift access
  • across the road from Dynamic Earth & Arthur’s Seat

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The location of our family friendly home on 89 Holyrood Road is excellent. You have Dynamic Earth on your doorstep, you’re right next to Arthur’s Seat, Holyrood Palace is a stone’s throw away and the Royal Mile, one of Edinburgh’s main attractions, is a short walk away. Here you’ll find the Museum of Childhood with toys, games and hands-on activities for all ages. If you’re travelling with a buggy, you’ll be pleased to know that there is a lift in the building.

Royal Terrace – Instagram AND family friendly

  • sleeps 4
  • 1 double, 1 twin or double
  • bucket loads of style
  • family favourite restaurant Taste of Italy nearby

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The owners of 40 Royal Terrace have a great mid-century furniture shop in Edinburgh, which you will instantly notice when you step through the front door. Child friendly and stylish can go together! This home is on one of Edinburgh’s smartest streets, and only a 15-minute walk from Princes Street. You’re also right next to Calton Hill from where you’ll have the most amazing views of the city. If you’re hungry and in the mood for more style head to Century General Store a short walk away – coffee is excellent and your little ones will love the banana bread!

Rock House – private, luxurious and child friendly

  • sleeps 8
  • 2 doubles, 2 twins
  • private garden & unrivalled views

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If you’re a big family or travelling with a bigger group you should check out the recently restored Rock House which plays an important part in the history of photography. The location on Calton Hill is very central, there is a private garden you can enjoy your morning coffee in and we can arrange a cot, high chair and toy box for the little ones. If there are more than eight of you it is possible to book the other two Calton Hill properties as well, which all together sleep 14 people. Find out more here.

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