On foot or by bus
Most people visiting Leith come via Leith Walk – a mile-long street that links the district with the east end of Princes Street. On foot, this down-hill route can be completed in around 30 minutes, or you can jump on one of the many Lothian Buses that serve the area on a regular basis. Catch the 11, 16 or 25 from Princes Street, or the 07, 14 or 49 from the Southside/Bridges.
On the tram
Edinburgh Trams run every 7 minutes between Newhaven and Edinburgh Airport. There are 23 stops along the route, including Leith Walk, the Shore and Ocean Terminal Shopping Centre.
On a tour
A great way to see and experience the area is from the top deck of one of the city’s hop-on-hop-off tour buses. Both Edinburgh Bus Tours’ Majestic Tour and Bright Bus Tours include Leith on their route, offering panoramic views of the shore and the area’s top attractions.
Shopping in Leith
Books, second-hand typewriters, craft beers, model railways, antiques, vintage clothing and musical instruments – no matter what’s on your shopping list, there’s a strong chance you’ll find it in Leith!
Food and drink in Leith
From Michelin-starred restaurants to cosy pubs and vegan eateries, there's no chance you'll leave Leith hungry.
Things to do in Leith
Celebrating Leith’s fascinating history and its multicultural character, discover more about this vibrant neighbourhood through its varied attractions and events.
Accommodation in Leith
From floating hotels to purse-friendly hostels – find them all here.