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The Water of Leith walk remains my favorite within the city of Edinburgh. It's a tranquil place, away from the bustle of the city and leads the walker to the Botanics and the Dean Museum of Modern Art, as well as access to cafes and...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank EdinburghLover44
Reviewed 1 week ago

We allotted an entire day to Leith and were very excited to experience this hipster area. However, there was relatively little to do here. After we ate lunch, we headed back to Edinburgh.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank smb0407
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The water of Leith walkway is a fantastic facility providing safe and accessible space to walk, run or cycle between Leith and Edinburgh city centre. We were staying in Leith and walked in to the city more than once- lovely and green and no cars...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank P3165QCannad
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The wWater of leith Walkway is one of the best hidden treasures in Edinburgh. It makes for a short or long walk through the heart off Edinburgh, though you might feel you are in the countryside. There are herons, occasional otters and we have seen...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank DJWebb0
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A lovely walk along the waterway Gives views of Edinburgh that might go unnoticed. Some of the buildings are absolutely beautiful and very quaint

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank lorraineCorby
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent the first half of the day in the gorgeous botanic gardens. Caught the bus to gardens so we were fresh and having enjoyed them walked back to Edinburgh via this amazing walkway and the village of Dean. So fortunate this historic landscape has been...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jillian2232014
Reviewed 16 December 2018

We stumbled upon this walkway on our way to Leith to visit Yacht Britannia. Most of the route goes along the waterway and is very clearly signposted. It can be a little busy as it is a shared walkway with walkers, runners, and cyclists -...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank JamesMyerson
Reviewed 2 December 2018 via mobile

Pleasant, easy anr comfortable walk along the Water of Leight in a charming environment. Especially the Dean Village if worth of visit.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Venca_123
Reviewed 21 November 2018

We were staying in Dean Terrace, Stockbridge for the weekend and an international at Murrayfield. The walk to the ground is impressively quick and very scenic. Take a look even if you'r not going to Murrayfield. It's also a link to the Botanic Gardens and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank AncientMariner24
Reviewed 19 November 2018 via mobile

We came across the Water of Leith Walkway just a short distance from Stockbridge market. It was an easy walk and extremely picturesque. It also leads you right up to Dean village which is beautiful!

Date of experience: November 2018
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Noufaki
9 May 2018|
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Response from LadyCrawford3 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, from where you are going to stay, the best route is from Modern Gallery on Belford Road, if you join here you can walk along to Stockbridge which is a lovely little village within the town. This isn't a particularly... More
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erikad379
2 August 2017|
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Response from Jacqui T | Reviewed this property |
The stretch from the Modern Art gallery to Dean village is not too long and very pretty and then you can go back into the city quite easily!
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Laura C
10 April 2017|
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Response from niallgrant | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is. The walkway ends in Leith (next to a multitude of bars and restaurants) and you can access the city centre at Haymarket or Stockbridge. Both are a short walk into the city and signposted
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