Leith Western Harbour is part of
Developments are well underway at Leith Western Harbour, particularly
along the western edge, extending into the Firth of Forth from Newhaven
Harbour. The photograph below shows the developments as seen (with a
telephoto lens) from Edinburgh Castle, about 3 miles away.
View from Edinburgh Castle
The centrepiece of the development is to be Western Harbour Park, similar
in size to Princes Street Gardens. It will include formal and informal
gardens and a bus station.
Close to Platinum Point and to the large developments, currently
being built, there is to be a breakwater walk, giving a view up the Firth
of Forth to the Forth Bridges.
Here is a view of the western harbour developments under construction,
taken with a telephoto lens from Edinburgh Castle, about three miles to