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

Once a Leither, always a Leither
Once a Leither, always a Leither
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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.

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