Welcome to Leith Walks, home of the original Trainspotting Tours and the book Choose Life. Choose Leith: Trainspotting on Location by our very own Tim Bell, published by Luath Press.

In Tommy’s words “Doesn’t it make you proud to be Scottish?” YES! Tim doesn’t agree with Renton’s answer (“it’s shite being Scottish”). He is a Leith (honorary) native, social historian and knows Leith inside-out – the good and the bad.

Tim’s Trainspotting Tours and the book, embeds him further in the fabric of an ever-changing, vibrant and dynamic Leith.

From the Blog

Scotland’s tragedy

Well, there’s another SNP conference away, at the weekend there, another wasted opportunity for our “national” party to do a bit of thinking in public about what’s best for Scotland. Instead, we had this narrative that is so disingenuous that it’s dangerous. It’s the...

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Coming along nicely

Book sales are coming along nicely, thanks to all who have bought one. See some rave reviews on Amazon (five stars, every one!) and on my book page. If you email me I can arrange to send a signed copy for that special someone - who may just be yourself. I'm away now...

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The shortest month – and the hottest on record

It's been good to do a couple of tours for people who are really into Trainspotting. I have a DIY tour I can send if you would like. Some folk ask for a tour which I can't manage, but with help you can get into it a little bit on your own. The book is the real guide,...

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