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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 the Castle and the statue of Allan Ramsay just outside West Princes Street Gardens in Edinburgh, with the Floral Clock in the foreground. Photo #G3687
View of the Palace of Holyroodhouse seen from Salisbury Crags in Holyrood Park. Photo #G3464
View of Edinburgh Castle and Salisbury Crags taken from Holyrood Park. Photo #G3987
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.