The Water Of Leith Visitor Centre


24 Lanark Road, Edinburgh, City Of Edinburgh, EH14 1TQ

    Experience the drama of river life and discover how to protect it at our free interactive river exhibition.

    Try to stop the giant water wheel or create your own ebb and flow. The wildlife is revealed through sight and sound. Head for the walkway to complete your encounter. Information point, gift shop and refreshments. Education and Group Visits Programme available. Wheelchair accessible.

    The Centre is run by the Water of Leith Conservation Trust, a small charity who aims; to conserve and enhance the Water of Leith as a haven for wildlife and educational and recreational resource for all. Donations and Volunteers needed
    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    2016 Opening Times
    1 Jan 2016 - 31 Dec 2016

    Open Daily 10.00am to 4.00pm


    • Snack Bar
    • Tea & Coffee Available


    • Public Toilet Facilities

    Leisure Facilities

    • Gift Shop

    Payment Methods

    • No credit cards accepted


    • Accessible Parking or Drop Off Point
    • Cycle Locker
    • Free Parking On-Site
    • Private Parking


    • Baby Changing Facilities Available
    • Children Welcome


    • No Smoking Permitted


    • City Location

    Special Requirements

    • Pets Allowed

    Public Transport Directions

    Getting there by railway:- From Waverley Station go onto Princes Street and go to bus stop for the following buses, Nos: 34 and 44, heading along Princes Street towards the West End, ask the bus driver to let you off at the Dell Inn which is directly opposite the centre. By car the centre is on Lanark Road A70 just past the ASDA at Chesser.

    Transport within Scotland

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    Cafeteria / Restaurant

    • Level access (i.e. no steps or thresholds) or access by a ramp or lift to the :
      • cafeteria


    • Parking provided for visitors
      • Parking on site

    This information is self-assessed; therefore we accept no liability for its accuracy. Please contact the venue for further information.

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