Choose Life, Choose Leith: Trainspotting on Location

Spoken Word (walk)

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  • Leith Dockers Club - Meeting Point
  • 10:30
  • Aug 27
  • 2 hours
  • Suitability: 16+ (Guideline)
  • Country: United Kingdom - Scotland
  • Group: Leith Walks and Luath Press
  • Warnings and additional info: Strong language warning for some of the passages of the book.


Experience the iconic Trainspotting on location in Leith, including places featured in the book such as Central Station and Leith Dockers Club. Follow in the footsteps of characters like Renton, Spud and Begbie past the Queen Victoria statue at the Foot of the Walk, Leith Links and the site where Leith Central Station once stood. Trainspotting guide Tim Bell of Leith Walks guides the walk, reading passages from the book and sharing the local history of Leith in the 1980s. The walk leaves from the Leith Docker’s Club at 10.30am. Please visit

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