Ravelston is a desirable and highly sought after residential area situated approximately 1.5 miles to the north west of Edinburgh's centre. The location allows easy access into the city yet is also conveniently placed for the City Bypass, Edinburgh International Airport and central Scotland's motorway network.
Leisure and recreational facilities in the area include golf courses at Ravelston and Murrayfield, several sports clubs, an ice rink, easy access to walks along the Water of Leith, Ravelston Woods and Corstorphine Hill, extensive local cycle paths and the renowned Murrayfield Rugby Stadium.
Craigleith Retail Park, including Sainsbury and Marks & Spencer, is located at the foot of Craigleith Crescent. The area is popular with families with excellent schools in both state and private sectors easily accessible.