Open lounge, kitchen and dining area
Kitchen area
Master bedroom with french doors
Master bedroom
Shops, restaurants and water at front of apartment
Front of property
Waterfront overlooked by lounge and bedroom
External view of ground floor apartment
1 / 10  Entrance
2 / 10  Open lounge, kitchen and dining area
3 / 10  Kitchen area
4 / 10  Master bedroom with french doors
5 / 10  Master bedroom
6 / 10  Bathroom
7 / 10  Shops, restaurants and water at front of apartment
8 / 10  Front of property
9 / 10  Waterfront overlooked by lounge and bedroom
10 / 10  External view of ground floor apartment

The Cooperage

Leith Shore, Edinburgh and Lothians
Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Sat
Dogs welcome 1
4 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Waterside views
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Beach within easy reach
Towels included
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At a glance

  • Situated in vibrant Leith with its abundance of shops, bars and restaurants
  • Lovely 12 mile walk along the Leith Waterway from your doorstep
  • Fantastic day/night bus service on your doorstep taking you into the centre of Edinburgh
  • Ocean Terminal Shopping Centre is a short walk away
  • Ideal location for a short break to take in all of the Edinburgh sights
  • Why not visit the Royal Yacht Britannia
Property code: E1678

Charming converted apartment retaining many original features. A unique and quiet waterside location with patio doors leading out onto a cobbled wharf on the banks of the river. Shops and pub within walking distance.

Take one very happy hound with you to stay at this apartment at Leith Shore, on the banks of the Water of Leith in Scotland. Discover historic Leith and explore Edinburgh, about 3 miles away, with your faithful friend by your side. Enjoy the bright, contemporary interior of the stylish former wharf building conversion, which sleeps two and opens onto riverside cobbles. Head out into the Pentland Hills for long walks through picturesque countryside and spend memorable time on dog-friendly beaches.


Enter your unique holiday home to find it offers you everything you need for your stay at the heart of this vibrant waterside location. The one-bedroom ground-floor apartment has a secure entrance opening into a hall, where you can brush Fido down and give his paws a quick wipe. Discover your bedroom has French doors on to the cobbled walkway, then wander on through the apartment with your four-legged friend to find the open-plan lounge/kitchen/diner also has waterside views. Relax in here in front of the TV or listen to music, while your pal has a doze. Feed him in the kitchen and prepare food for yourselves. The apartment comes with parking for one car and there is a communal grass area for pups to stretch their paws.


Find cafes and pubs in colourful Leith where your cheerful chum can join you. Once sustained, embark upon a section of the 12-mile long Water of Leith walkway, which starts in the foothills of the Pentlands and winds its way into the centre of Edinburgh. Drive 14 miles to the Pentland Hills to tire furry legs out on hilly walks. Head to famous Arthur’s Seat, approximately 15 miles away, which you and your pal can climb for staggering views. Venture just over 3 miles to Portobello Beach, where he can run on the 2-mile long sandy beach all year round.


Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

  • 1 double bedroom and double sofa bed in the open plan lounge/kitchen
  • 1 bathroom
  • Kitchen - electric oven and hob, fridge, microwave, washer/dryer
  • TV, DVD and hi-fi in lounge
  • Electric and heating included
  • WI-FI included
  • 1 dog welcome
  • Private parking for one car in the carpark
  • Shops, bars and restaurants in the vicinity
  • Princes Street 1.5 miles
  • Arrival 2.30pm

The apartment building is located right on the wharf in the centre of the popular cultural quarter of Leith, in the north of Edinburgh. The Water of Leith floats by, and you can follow the waterside trail through hidden cycle paths and walkways right into the heart of the city.

There are plenty of things to see and do in Leith and its vicinity - visit the cinema and shops at Ocean Terminal less than a mile away or take a tour of Royal Yacht Britannia. The town is especially known for its food, with seafood restaurants of all shapes and sizes making the most of their Firth-fresh location.

Head into Edinburgh for unique city delights and astonishing history. Edinburgh Castle is 3.5 miles away – make the journey by bus, car, or a gentle walk to see this magnificent structure with award-winning historical exhibits. The Royal Mile begins at the gates of the castle and you can follow it for all the tartan and haggis you could desire. Take a ghost tour to get a taste of the more haunted side of the city. Or, if you fancy checking out a lovely neighbourhood beach, head to Portobello, a quaint community by the seaside, 3.5 miles from your door.

This property is personally managed by Gavin.


From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 9 guest ratings

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Overall location
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Reviewed by Alison 25th January 2020

The apartment was clean and smelt nice, nice and warm and a comfortable bed. It had everything you needed in the apartment

Reviewed by Andrew 18th January 2020

Very pleasant flat.convenient location.parking space good. Comfort could be improved. Bed a bit small for two largish people.seating in living room likewise.

Reviewed by Gillian 3rd November 2019

Nice warm cottage with hot water in good location to bars/restaurants and bus stop. The street noise can be a bit of pain if a light sleeper with the buses going past.

Reviewed by George 12th October 2019

Flat was well situated with great view over the water of Leith & ideally situated for public transport. Ideal for a stay in Edinburgh.

Reviewed by Angus 5th October 2019

The property is situated in an excellent location for visiting all attractions both locally and further afield. Plenty of restaurants, takeaways and shops within walking distance. Private parking is a definate bonus with easily accessible public transport and walking / cycling routes in the immediate vicinity.

Reviewed by Michael 21st September 2019

is in a nice part of leith a couple of miles from edinburgh . but plenty of busses and taxis if needed a realy good base and plenty of food places nearby lots of bars a great place

Reviewed by Treva 18th August 2019

We were in Edinburgh for the festival and while this property is a bit out of the center of things, it was quite easy to get to the city by bus. Lots of great restaurants in the area.

Reviewed by Susan 20th July 2019

The location of the property is good for all the attractions of Edinburgh, and there are lots of bars and restaurants along the Shore, this does mean it can be quite noisy. The regular buses running along the cobbles are also noisy. The accommodation itself could do with some improvements, but on the whole a good stay!

Reviewed by Julie 15th June 2019

Ideal location, very pretty with lots of cafe culture and easy access to buses into the city.

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