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History of the Trainspotting Generation

1.5 Hours From £12 GBP per person

Paul, an Edinburgh local, will give you a guided walking tour of Leith, a buzzing port district located in the northern part of Edinburgh that is rich in local history.

Tour Highlights

Immerse yourself in the vibrant cultural worlds of Leith and Shore, two of Edinburgh’s most famous neighborhoods while you listen to to Paul’s own story detailing his life growing up and living in Leith. Learn about the history of the “Trainspotting Generation,” the young people who were affected by the area’s pervasive heroin addiction issue through Paul’s passionate explanation of literature and films surrounding the topic. Your adventure will begin at the Scottish Merchant Navy Memorial (EH6 7BZ) and progress as Paul brings alive the stories of Leith’s most famous characters, guiding you through your truly unique experience of some of Edinburgh’s most historic and colorful areas.

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Tour Details

Everyday - 11am
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Up to 20
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