Stockbridge is a very popular area close to the City Centre. It has excellent local shopping facilities including many interesting and unusual shops and numerous bars and restaurants.
Recreational amenities in the locality include the nearby Royal Botanic Gardens and Inverleith Park and there is a swimming pool and gym within walking distance on Glenogle Road. There are pleasant walks along the nearby Water of Leith and the main business centres of the City are within easy walking distance.
Regular bus services operate to the City Centre and surrounding other areas.