Holiday Cottages near Edinburgh

Eastside Cottages is the perfect self catering retreat in the hills. The holiday lettings are surrounded by the spectacular Pentland Hills on a working sheep farm. We're only 10 miles from central Edinburgh.

Visit our beautiful, rugged landscapes. Enjoy long walks in the Scottish countryside then curl up in your cosy cottage by a log fire. Being so near to Edinburgh brings you the best of town & country all year round.

Choose your Cottage

The Steading Cottage

The Steading Cottage

Country cottage + walking on the doorstep

The Steading cottage sleeps 4. Originally a hay-shed, today the bedding is a lot more comfortable! A light, spacious kitchen makes self-catering a joy. Watch the hills & sheep from the window or curl up in the cosy sitting area by a wood-burning stove. A spiral staircase leads to bed where warm duvets await. Wake to admire the spectacular Scottish scenery all around you.

The Stable Cottage

The Stable Cottage

Cosy cottage in Scotland for couples

The Stable cottage sleeps 2. The cottage garden is a wonderful, secluded place to relax amongst the summer foxgloves. Winter turns the cottage into an idyllic snug - drifting to sleep to the crackle of the log fire. A wonderful holiday home for two people to explore the Pentland Hills or the sights of Edinburgh.

The Byre Cottage

The Byre Cottage

Self catering for families & gatherings

The Byre Cottage sleeps 4 and is perfect for a family holiday. An additional 2 can sleep on a comfortable sofa bed. Generous family rooms now include a magnificent double-height country kitchen for self-catering. The cottage is ideal for holidays but also small parties and gatherings. Historically a cow shed but now a luxury family retreat!

the farm & around Edinburgh

Changing seasons mean Eastside & our holiday lettings are idyllic at any time of year.
Snow-capped winter hills give way to the lush greens of spring & summer and the purple heather of early Autumn.

We bring you seasonal news, updates and "what's on" guides to Eastside & Edinburgh.

Stay in December

December is a wonderful time of year to visit Eastside & Edinburgh. Frosty days, Christmas shopping, markets, ice-rinks, light-shows, fireworks and magic await! Terrific festive entertainment for all the family. Read More

Top things to do in Edinburgh

To help you get the most out of Edinburgh we have gathered up some of Edinburgh's best attractions from a local's perspective. It was pretty hard work to narrow it down but here's our top tips. Read More

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