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Visitor Centre

Come inside – we are open!!!

As of Wednesday 28th April we are delighted to welcome visitors back inside to see our newly refurbished cafe area.


Spring time bring out the fluff – gorgeous images from our friends on Twitter

This ‘too cute’ image of a duckling was taken by Tom Kelly @gowildedinburgh  And these fluffies definitely show why bees …

Volunteers March 2021

The Water of Leith Fleet!

In march, we expanded our fleet to include two inflatable kayaks, a canoe and a volunteer made coracle.


New Fishing Season starts 1st April and permits are now online

The fishing season begins on the 1 April to 30 September and permits can now be downloaded from Edinburgh Council.

Visitor Centre

The new look for our Visitor Centre cafe is taking shape

We hope to welcome you all back inside and to see our new cafe area complete with brand new serving desk, coffee machine, fridge, washing basin, and hopefully news chairs and tables.

New Cargo Bike

Random Acts of Kindness help to keep up going

This year we have also been blown away by the amount of donations and fundraising support we have received from the public.


Combined Sewar Overflow (CSO) works update from Scottish Water

Work on Scottish Water’s investment to improve the environment around the Water of Leith has been progressing despite the ongoing …


Looking forward to getting all our work flowing again

As the Scottish Government releases details of how guidelines will change and restrictions ease, The Trust is working on getting …

Dells Walkway Closure

Dells update and it’s more bad news as a tree fall damages a section of path

The path between Bogsmill Bridge and Katesmill along the east side of the river is closed due to safety concerns …


It’s been a RUBBISH winter in more ways than one

The increased use of the walkway and Edinburgh’s greenspaces and the absence of our volunteer teams has been sorely felt …

Kingfisher, Dave Stewart

Wonderful Kingfisher video and photos from Dave Stewart via Twitter

The urban noises mixed with the spring bird song is a bit off putting but great to see him catching lots of fish


Have your say. Various online consultations are open which aim to improve our city

Our survey is open for a few more weeks – have your say about this greenspace in Leith


Do you use the Coalie Park area in Leith? Then why not join in the #coalieconversations

We have teamed up with Edinburgh and Lothians Greenspace Trust to conduct a user survey focused on the Coalie Park …

Otter and Cub, Bill Brown

Beautiful Otter images of mother and cub captured by Bill Brown

Thank you Bill for allowing us to share these beautiful images from Water of Leith Edinburghs River facebook page – …


Riding solo

Johnny tackles puddles, snow and litter keeping on top of essential walkway work.

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