Situated in Leith within Edinburgh, this area is in a sought-after location. Excellent transport links make it an ideal choice if you want to be within easy reach of central Edinburgh. If you are driving, the M8 and Edinburgh Airport are only 30 minutes away, making 89 the Merchants the ideal destination for commuters and frequent flyers alike.
Consistently ranked as one of the UK’s ‘coolest’ neighboorhoods, Leith has shed the slum of its industrial past as Edinburgh’s port to embrace its new accolade.
Two of Edinburgh’s three michelin star restaurants have made Leith their home. On top of this there are numerous street food pop ups. Wioth the Pitt being a permanent home to some of the best street food in the city and the Leith Market at Leith Links showcasing some fo the amazing produce in the city.
Edinburgh is the greenest city in the UK and Leith is no exception to this rule. Not only are you only 1 street away from the beautiful Leith Links (a favourite park of runners and dog walkers) you are 200 metres one way from an entrance to Edinburgh cycle paths which you can take all the way to Haymarket without having to see any cars. Or 200 metres the other way in the Water of Leith which will scenically wind you through some of the most beautiful parts of the city on your way to work.
Edinburgh is one of the greenest cities in the UK. Wherever you are, a slice of nature is never far. From 89 the Merchants you are within 100 metres from a stunning walk into Edinburgh, the Water of Leith Walkway or a walk along the shore. The shore provides 15 miles of scenic walking, from the quaint village of Cramond to the iconic Forth bridges at your doorstep. The Water of Leith provides a beautiful walk into town without ever having to go on a road, passing through Edinburgh New Town and the Dean Village through the city centre. 89 the Merchants is placed perfectly for you to commute greenly around this fair city.
Within 200 metres of 89 Constitution Street, there is a tram stop that will take you directly to the airport, numerous buses that will take you to Waverly or Haymarket train station. Waverly train station takes you directly to London in 6 hours and Edinburgh International Airport can take you all around the globe, flying you to over 150 destinations worldwide.