In pictures: 10 things you won't know about Leith unless you've lived there

Once a Leither, always a Leither.

Tuesday, 6th March 2018, 3:08 pm
Updated Tuesday, 6th March 2018, 3:12 pm
Once a Leither, always a Leither

With a local culture ranging from Trainspotting to Michelin-starred restaurants, Leith is perhaps Edinburgh’s most diverse and interesting neighbourhood.

Once a bustling port, the area’s industry declined after World War Two, but it has undergone significant regeneration in recent years.

Leith is now home to a flourishing bar and restaurant scene, one of Edinburgh’s most popular visitor attractions (the Royal Yacht Britannia), and plenty of character.

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Unlike anywhere else in the city or even the world, here are some things you’ll only know if you’ve lived in Leith.