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Luggage storage in Edinburgh
Situated on the east coast of Scotland is Edinburgh, lying just on the southern shore of the Firth of Forth. Considered as one of the most stunning cities in all of Europe, Edinburgh is the capital city of Scotland and serves as the seat of the Scottish Parliament and Government and the country’s supreme courts.
Fondly called “Auld Reekie” by the locals, which means “old smoky” in the local dialect, Edinburgh is an important financial and arts center for both the country of Scotland and the entire United Kingdom. Moreover, given the city’s cultural and historical attractions, it is ranked the second-most visited tourist destination in the UK, welcoming over 1 million foreign visitors on an annual basis.
Whether you are a local who needs to commute between cities for work or a visitor who just arrived in Edinburgh waiting to check into an Airbnb, Bounce is here to lighten your load. With a secure luggage storage network spread all over Edinburgh, you can leave your things with Bounce so that you can move around the city centre with ease.
Where can I store my suitcase in Edinburgh?
Edinburgh is a bustling city that’s just begging to be discovered. As the city welcomes more and more visitors every year, the demand for proper luggage storage also increases. Luckily, we have just the solution! Bounce has strategically-placed partners for luggage storage all over Edinburgh. Our left luggage locations are available near every key attraction and transport hub in Edinburgh. Not only do our storage facilities have flexible opening hours but we offer free cancellation up until your booking window.
How does the Bounce luggage storage service work?
You can find luggage storage locations by browsing the Bounce app or website. After you have selected a convenient luggage point you will enter your booking details, and proceed with the payment. All payments will go through the Bounce platform, so no need to worry about calculating conversion rates. After your booking has been processed you are all set to check in your items for baggage storage. When you are ready to pick up your items simply head back to the storage facility and collect your items. If it is your first time using Bounce make sure you download our luggage storage app, it will speed up the booking process in the future.
Edinburgh city guide
Top things to do in Edinburgh
There are so many fun activities in Edinburgh, whether you're looking for something free to do, things to do with the kids, or a romantic weekend away. In the summer, experience the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and some of the many fun things to do at night. If you're visiting at any other time of the year, Edinburgh is still filled with beautiful nature (and event some wonderful hikes for a bird's eye view of Edinburgh), medieval landmarks, and several other noteworthy attractions. The sights, along with some of the friendliest people in the world, make Edinburgh a destination that will surely leave you in awe for a long time. Here are some of the things you shouldn’t miss when in Edinburgh.
During earlier times, Edinburgh was nicknamed “Athens of the North” by Scottish Enlightenment thinkers due to the abundance of art, literature, science, and philosophy in the city. At present, this is still evident through the world-class cultural institutions that can be found in Edinburgh. You can find out more in our guide to our top picks of museums in Edinburgh.
Remember to always check the museum's bag policy before you visit, many museums will not permit large backpacks or large purses! While some may have a bag check or offer luggage lockers, it's always best to know before you arrive. If they don't, book convenient luggage storage with us so that you don't miss out.
There are some excellent places to shop in Edinburgh. In fact, there’s a wide and eclectic range of options for those who want to get their retail therapy on. From large brands and upscale department stores to independent boutiques and novelty shops, there are plenty of retail choices to explore.
- Ocean Terminal: Located on the waterfront right beside the famous Royal Yacht Britannia, Ocean Terminal is the biggest shopping center in all of Edinburgh. The complex also hosts several restaurants, bars, and even a cinema.
- Cadenhead’s Whisky Shop: One of the things that Scotland is known for is high-quality whisky, and perhaps the best place to get a bottle would be at Cadenhead’s Whisky Shop. The shop is one of the first independent bottlers in Scotland (and the last surviving one!), making the product you buy an exceptional one.
- Herman Brown: If you're looking for vintage items and antiques, this is the go-to place in Edinburgh. Owner and founder Anna Nicholson travels to different parts of the globe for some rare finds – from vintage clothing to jewelry.
After you’re done shopping don’t forget to take advantage of Bounce’s many luggage storage options near these shopping locations. Drop your shopping bags off at one of our storage providers and enjoy the rest of your day exploring.
Over recent years, Edinburgh has seen an increase in tourists who come to enjoy the local culinary cuisine, whether that's a delicious dinner, one of Edinburgh's best brunches, or the fantastic street food available during the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.
If you have no idea where to start, check out our top restaurant suggestions in Edinburgh:
- Aizle: The restaurant, with a name that stands for “ember” in the Scottish dialect, explores the concept of “bistronomy” – local food in an informal setting but with a menu that’s made for fine dining.
- Timberyard: This Scandinavian-themed restaurant is located in a former warehouse and has gradually built its reputation as one of the best places to dine in Edinburgh.
- Mary’s Milk Bar: Found in the buzzing area of Grassmarket, this local institution features a range of cold treats with eccentric flavors, such as brandy mince pie-flavored gelato or sweetcorn and black pepper sorbet.
Left luggage Edinburgh Waverley train station
Located on Prince's street in the heart of the city, Edinburgh Waverley station brings people in and out of Edinburgh from across Scotland, as well as from around the rest of the United Kingdom. There are plenty of things to do in Waverley station, and if you're looking for a left luggage storage location, you can find one inside the station itself, open between 8 am and 9pm Monday - Sunday. However, if you're after convenient luggage storage that operates 24/7, or don't want to keep your belongings inside a busy station, head on over to one of our many nearby bag storage locations.
Can I store my luggage at other Edinburgh train stations?
Yes, a number of the train stations in Edinburgh have luggage storage companies and lockers on-site or within walking distance. These include Waverly, Edinburgh City, Haymarket, Royal Mile, Castle, and Canongate. The prices range from £4.75 to £10 per day.
Frequently asked questions
“What’s the best way to get around Edinburgh?”
Walking seems to be one of the best ways to travel through Edinburgh. Most of the city’s major attractions are nearby, as well as amenities like restaurants and shopping centers.
“What’s the best neighborhood to stay in Edinburgh?”
This question is harder to answer than you might think. On one hand, Old Town Edinburgh is the city’s historic district – so this is the best neighborhood to stay for sightseeing. Conversely, Stockbridge is a quiet hamlet where visitors can dine on traditional Scottish cuisine.
“What are the best museums to visit in Edinburgh?”
The National Museum of Scotland is one of Edinburgh’s most popular exhibits. You won’t believe your eyes at the Camera Obscura and the World of Illusions. You’ll also get a major sugar rush at the Chocolatarium.
“What’s the best time of year to visit Edinburgh?”
Western Europe is notorious for its wild, often rainy weather. That’s why we recommend visiting during the summer. Even though your trip might be a bit pricier, it’s better than being rained on during your vacation. Expect cool weather either way.
Where can I store my luggage in Edinburgh?
You can store your luggage at many places in Edinburgh all over the city. Near the central business district, you will find storage companies near Waverly Station, Haymarket, Edinburgh Bus Station, Edinburgh Airport, and West End. There are many businesses that will keep your bags secure for a small fee while you explore the city.
Are there storage lockers in Edinburgh?
Yes, there are a bunch of self-storage lockers around Edinburgh from right outside the airport and train stations as well as near many tourist attractions. For example, there are a few outside the Edinburgh Castle, several along the Royal Mile, and a whole bunch of them outside Holyrood Park and Holyrood Palace.
If you plan to travel throughout Europe take a look at guides for London, Glasgow, and Brighton. We offer fantastic luggage storage coverage throughout Europe that you can take advantage of during your travels.
Frequently asked questions
How much does it cost to store luggage in Edinburgh?
The price for luggage storage in Edinburgh is just £5.00/bag for the entire day.
Where can I store luggage in Edinburgh?
There are multiple locations all around Edinburgh which can be booked through the Bounce platform including near Burntisland Beach, Almondell Country Park, Yellowcraigs Beach and many other areas.
Is it safe to store your bags in Edinburgh?
Yes. Every bag is tagged with a security seal and comes with the $10,000 Bounce Guarantee. Every location is required to uphold tight security precautions. You may be asked to show ID and you will be required to use a credit card to book through Bounce in advance. With hundreds of thousands of bags stored, you can count on Bounce to handle your baggage in Edinburgh.
Are there storage lockers in Edinburgh?
Yes. There are storage lockers and many other luggage drop off points in Edinburgh. Bounce has multiple locations throughout Edinburgh where you can conveniently store your luggage with full security and the $10,000 Bounce Guarantee.
Where are the best places to stay and eat while in Edinburgh?
The most popular restaurants to visit are McDonald's and YO! Sushi. Additionally, the highest ranked hotels within Edinburgh are The Balmoral Hotel, Hilton Edinburgh Carlton, and Edinburgh University Pollock Halls.
Where are the best parks and nature attractions in Edinburgh?
Edinburgh offers several scenic parks including The Meadows, Leith Links, and Holyrood Park.
Where can I find tourist information and guideposts in Edinburgh?
You can find local tourist information at Our Dynamic Earth, The Scotch Whisky Experience, and Daniel Stewart's & Melville College.