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

The perfect Christmas present

Wishing all my readers out there a very merry Christmas. 'Merry' is the right word - it doesn't mean getting smashed on alcohol or other pyscho-active substances. It means putting the cares of the world aside, if only for a day or two. And if someone has been...

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That was a month! Exactly a month on from the launch of CHOOSE LIFE. CHOOSE LEITH, I have taken around one hundred people on the tour  - here’s a link to a comment on the tour (I’m not sure why they call me ‘Mr Cook’) and shifted around fifty books. Here it is (bottom...

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