Peebles travel guide

Peebles Tourism | Peebles Guide

You're Going to Love Peebles

With a population of 8,403, Peebles is a must-see destination in Scotland, United Kingdom. It is among the most popular tourist destinations in the country.

When to visit Peebles

Peebles in October
Estimated hotel price
C$ 122
1 night at 3-star hotel
Peebles in October
Estimated hotel price
C$ 122
1 night at 3-star hotel
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How to Get to Peebles


Although Peebles doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Edinburgh Turnhouse Airport (EDI), which is located 35 km from Peebles. The shortest flight to Peebles from Canada departs from Toronto and takes around 6h 30m.


Lumo is the most popular train carrier serving Peebles, followed by AccesRail. The train journey from Peebles to Newcastle upon Tyne takes 1h 26m and costs around C$ 32 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Leeds, expect to pay about C$ 74 for a 3h 12m trip.


Another option to get to Peebles is to pick up a car rental from Edinburgh, which is about 33 km from Peebles. You’ll find branches of GREEN MOTION and Easirent, among others, in Edinburgh.


Several bus lines operate bus routes to Peebles, including Megabus, FlixBus and Scottish Citylink. From Glasgow, the bus ride to Peebles takes 105 km and will cost you around C$ 19. From Dundee, the ticket costs about C$ 21 for a journey of 153 km.

Airlines serving Peebles

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British Airways
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Turkish Airlines
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Air France
Good (491 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (3,172 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (303 reviews)
Qatar Airways
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Air Canada
Good (2,002 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
Good (129 reviews)
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Scandinavian Airlines
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Singapore Airlines
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Where to stay in Peebles

Average rates range from around C$ 261 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to C$ 180 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Peebles

Most booked hotels in Peebles

The Crown Hotel
Excellent (8.8, Excellent reviews)
C$ 91+
The Cross Keys Wetherspoon
Excellent (8.5, Excellent reviews)
C$ 139+
The Tontine Hotel
Excellent (8.5, Excellent reviews)
C$ 151+
Peebles Hydro
Good (7.9, Good reviews)
C$ 187+
Barony Castle Hotel
Good (7.6, Good reviews)
C$ 220+
Macdonald Cardrona Hotel, Golf & Spa
Good (6.7, Good reviews)
C$ 146+
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Renting a car in Peebles

Expect to pay C$ 2.39 per litre in Peebles (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between C$ 28.68 and C$ 38.24.