What's Portobello like?
In Portobello, you can easily get to the beach. Take time to see the sights such as Portobello Beach while you're here. Royal Mile and Edinburgh Castle are a couple of popular sights nearby.
How to get to Portobello
Portobello is located 2.9 mi (4.6 km) from the heart of Edinburgh.
- Edinburgh Airport (EDI), 9.7 mi (15.6 km) from Portobello
Things to see and do in and around Portobello
Things to see near Portobello:
- Portobello Beach (0.2 mi/0.3 km away)
- Royal Mile (2.8 mi/4.5 km away)
- Edinburgh Castle (3.3 mi/5.3 km away)
- Meadowbank Stadium (1.6 mi/2.6 km away)
- Holyrood Park (1.9 mi/3.1 km away)
Things to do near Portobello:
- Our Dynamic Earth (2.4 mi/3.9 km away)
- Royal Commonwealth Pool (2.5 mi/4 km away)
- Queen's Hall (2.7 mi/4.4 km away)
- Summerhall (2.8 mi/4.5 km away)
- Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre (2.8 mi/4.5 km away)
When is the best time to visit Edinburgh?
- Hottest months: July, August, June, September (average 13°C)
- Coldest months: January, February, March, December (average 4°C)
- Rainiest months: August, October, July, January (average 72 mm of rainfall)