Pilton, Warriston and Trinity, are nearby suburbs which are also worth discovering.
Coming from here, it is just 2 miles (3 kilometers) to one of the city’s most photographed icons, Edinburgh Castle.
Visitors to Ravelston, looking for something different, should head to the nearby cultural attractions. Stroll around the exhibits and enjoy the quiet atmosphere of the National War Museum, Inverleith House and the Royal Scots Regimental Museum. To experience Edinburgh’s vibrant arts scene, book a show at one of the much-loved cultural performance centers such as the King's Theatre, Usher Hall and the HMV Picture House. Head to Dean Gallery, the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art and the Hanover Fine Arts Gallery, to get your fix of art.
If the weather is good, follow the lead of the locals who know the area best and appreciate the local natural destinations. There are some nice green escapes, so take a picnic blanket to the Royal Botanic Garden.
Immerse yourself in Ravelston’s love of sports at Murrayfield Stadium. This is home to Scotland National Rugby rugby union team in winter and the Edinburgh Rugby in autumn. Relive the match’s greatest moments with local sports fanatics after the full-time siren blows in one of the nearby pubs, clubs or bars.
Finding somewhere suitable to unpack your bags within Ravelston is simple. Check out the rooms and rates at the George Hotel, the Novotel Edinburgh Centre, or the Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian.