Location / Attractions
West End Apartments offers the perfect base for holidays or business and is ideally located in Edinburgh's World Heritage Site close to a variety of local amenities and attractions. Nearby (less than 0.5 mile) is a Waitrose supermarket, whilst a short walk down the hill is Stockbridge, one of city's original villages, which has many excellent small shops offering fresh produce, a delicatessen, post office, library, public swimming pool and a good variety of restaurants, contemporary wine bars and traditional Scottish pubs.
The City Centre is reached by a short stroll over Thomas Telford's Dean Bridge spanning the Water of Leith, with the historic Dean Village in the valley to the west, and the private wooded Dean Gardens to the east - access to which is available to guests.
Frequent bus services operate to all areas just a minute's walk away providing easy access to the Royal Yacht Britannia, The National Museum of Scotland, the Palace of Holyroodhouse and the Scottish Parliament.
As befits a capital city, Edinburgh has an abundance of attractions - historical, architectural, cultural, educational, scenic and sporting. Home of the International Festival there are many places of interest; within a few minutes walk are the The Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, and the Dean Gallery with examples of Scottish and European sculpture and art - both galleries have excellent cafeteria / coffee shops. To the north, by way of Stockbridge, the Water of Leith and Inverleith Park is the world renowned, Royal Botanic Garden.
To view a scaleable map showing the location of the apartments in relation to the Dean Bridge, the Water of Leith and Edinburgh City Centre, please click here
With good and surprisingly quiet roads outside the city, Edinburgh is ideal for exploring the attractive villages, glens, hills and rivers of Scotland: not forgetting the numerous golf courses and whisky distilleries - most welcoming visitors.
One day coach tours to "Loch Ness & The Highlands of Scotland", "Loch Lomond The Highlands & Stirling Castle", "St. Andrews & The Kingdom of Fife", "Rosslyn Chapel & The Scottish Borders" and "Highland Whisky Experience" can be be booked on your behalf with a local pick up (100m) from the apartments.