Self-catering cottages and accommodation in or near Edinburgh for the Military Tattoo 

Edinburgh Military Tattoo

The annual military and music extravaganza that is the Edinburgh Tattoo, draws thousands of visitors into Edinburgh during August, each and every year. A memorable experience and feast of colour and sound, with representative military bands and teams from around the world participating. 

Find a comfortable base for your visit to Edinburgh.  The following self-catering accommodation below can be your home from home, giving you the freedom to come and go as you wish, eat in or eat, have drinks and snacks on hand without extra cost.

Self-catering cottages and rentals near Edinburgh
Tigh-nam-muc holiday cottage near Edinburgh - sleeps 2-6

holiday accommodation near Edinburgh

Tigh-nam-muc 4 bedroom holiday cottage represents ‘the best of both worlds’ set in a countryside setting in close proximity to Edinburgh City Centre which is only 15mins drive away.

  • The cottage has four bedrooms (one en suite) sleeping up to 6 adults and 2 children in bunk beds plus a cot if required.
  • The open plan kitchen, dining and living space provides comfortable accommodation with an open log fire and a log burning stove.
  • The private garden which includes BBQ and garden furniture provides a safe environment for young children.

The Pentland Hills are within an easy walk of the house and Skiing is minutes away at Hillend Ski slope,( longest dry ski slope in Europe). where there are two main slopes for snowboarding, ski-ing and blading. There is a chairlift, two drag tows and the facility is floodlit for winter evenings.

Edinburgh reservoirs are available nearby for fishing and we are within 20 mins drive of the worlds largest indoor climbing arena at Ratho. Many Golf courses, gardens and swimming pools are within 10 minutes drive of the cottage.


Please view this holiday cottage near Edinburgh for bookings and more information about a self-catering accommodation for the Edinburgh Tattoo.


Toftcombs House - 45 minutes from Edinburgh - sleeps 15

Large country house to rent near EdinburghToftcombs is a fine country house of baronial and architectural merit set in a private and mature setting of 10 acres. Yet only 45 minutes from Edinburgh and half a mile from the pretty village of Biggar.

The magnificent well proportioned reception and dining rooms are ideal for entertaining. In addition the marbled reception hall with open fire and minstral gallery is perfect for gatherings, corporate events, weddings and family re-unions.

The house is beautifully decorated throughout with accommodation sleeping 15. The open fires, large billiard table in the games room and large entertaining kitchen with aga and large gas range ensure the house delivers all modern day conveniences yet still retaining the period features of when it was built in 1832. Live in Housekeeper and maid service available.

Please click on photograph of this house near Edinburgh for details.




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