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The gallery contains photos of places of interest in Leith. Click on the thumbnails to see larger sized photographs of the Edinburgh waterfront. The picture size on average is 80kb.
All photos are also available as large and very large, high resolution images which are suitable for use in printed materials. If you would like to use one of the Edinburgh pictures available on this website please get in touch.
See the bottom of the page for links to more information about visiting Leith, home of the world's most famous ship, the Royal Yacht Britannia.
Leith waterfront from Rennie's Isle
Harpoon and waterfront buildings from the Victoria Swing Bridge
Photo of Signal Tower
Sandy Robertson sculpture in Leith
The Hydraulic Pumping Station in Prince of Wales Dock
Picture of Prince of Wales Dock
Victoria Swing Bridge from Ocean Drive
Old Pier near the Royal Yacht Britannia
Royal Navy ship in Leith Docks
A white liner moored in the Leith's large Western Harbour
Open-air cafe in Dock Place looking towards Signal Tower
Another picture from Rennie's Isle of Leith's famous waterfront
King's landing and other buildings on the waterfront
Ocean Terminal shopping centre
Picture of Newhaven harbour, only 10 minutes walk from Ocean Terminal
These images are protected by copyright and are not to be used without express permission from Stuck on Scotland Holidays.
Photograph of Salisbury Crags seen over the rooftops of Old Town buildings in Edinburgh. Photo #G6716
Outline of Edinburgh's historic landmarks seen from Holyrood Park at dusk. Photo #G3422
View of Edinburgh Castle from the junction between Grassmarket and Candlemaker Row. Photo #G3211
Origin of 'Edinburgh'
Tourists have problems with the name of Edinburgh. There are hundreds of ways people write it and the most common writings include 'edinburg', 'edinborough', 'edimburgh', 'edinbourgh', 'ediburgh', 'edinbugh', 'edinboro', 'edingburgh', 'edinbrugh', 'edimburg', 'edinburugh', 'edingurgh', 'edinbrough', etc.
According to the Scottish Place Names dictionary, the name Edinburgh means 'Fort of the Rock Face'. The 'edin' part comes from Scottish Gaelic and means 'rock face', while 'burgh' comes from Old English meaning stronghold.
Some more obscure (and quite funny) ways of writing Edinburgh include: edinburough, edingburg, edinbourg, edinburh, edinurgh, edenburg, edinbough, edinbourough, edinbrgh, edingborough, edenburgh, edinberg, edinborgh, edinborugh, edinburge, edinburhg, edingbourgh, etc.
Edinburgh is spelt Edimburgo in Spanish and Italian and Édimbourg in French.