Easter Road lies less than one mile east of the city centre. The area provides an excellent array of amenities including established schools, banks, a post office, numerous local shops, bars, restaurants and coffee shops. Supermarket shopping is available at Sainsbury’s in Meadowbank or at the foot of Leith Walk. Recreational facilities include walks through Royal Terrace Gardens and Holyrood Park.
In addition, there are sporting facilities at Meadowbank sports stadium and entertainment options at The Playhouse Theatre and the Vue leisure and cinema complex. The area is ideally located for accessing the city centre by foot or bus as both Leith Walk and London Road are serviced by a good number of buses. These routes also provide transport links to the Edinburgh city by-pass and A1.