There is an excellent array of local amenities within Tollcross itself and in nearby Bruntsfield, including cosmopolitan restaurants, bars, bistros, delicatessens and shops, and in addition, a Tesco Express, Sainsbury’s Local & Scotmid. A stone’s throw away are the green open spaces of the Meadows and Bruntsfield Links providing acres of open space, a pitch and putt golf course, tennis courts and a bowling green.
Further leisure activities are catered for close at hand with The Sheraton Hotel’s spa and gym while at Fountainpark there is a Virgin Active gym amongst other leisure pursuits. The delightful walkways and cycle paths along the Union Canal are within easy reach while an easy walking distance away lie the Kings, Lyceum and Traverse Theatres, the Usher Hall and various cinemas.
Edinburgh College of Art, Edinburgh University’s Old Quadrangle and George Square campuses are easily reached on foot. There are regular bus services to all parts of the city from nearby stops as well as further transport options at Haymarket and Waverley Railway Stations.