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Newhaven Harbour is located about two miles north of Edinburgh city centre.
Newhaven was once a thriving fishing community, home to the famous Newhaven Fishwives, who sold the daily catch on foot across the Edinburgh area.
Nowadays the picturesque historical harbour is a lovely spot for a leisurely stroll. The area is much loved by locals and tourists alike, boasting a lighthouse as well as several pubs and restaurants.
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Parking at Newhaven Harbour
Parking restrictions apply at Newhaven Harbour and surrounding areas. Always ensure that you read signage to avoid hefty fines.
For detailed information, visit the council’s website.
The nearby Ocean Terminal shopping centre offers 1,600 undercover car parking spaces.
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The historic harbour is a lovely sport for a waterfront stroll. Spend some time exploring the picturesque quayside with bars, cafes and restaurants.
Main attractions in the area include the lighthouse and the Victorian fish market.
Edinburgh’s city centre is located nearby and offers plenty to see and do, including museums, art galleries and fabulous shopping. The world-famous Edinburgh Castle is 2.7 miles away from Newhaven Harbour.
Getting to Newhaven Harbour
By Bus: Lines 7, 10 or 11 can take you to Newhaven Harbour from the city centre in about 10 minutes. Newhaven Port Authority provides a complimentary bus transfer from Newhaven Harbour to Ocean Terminal's shopping mall.
By Taxi: There is a taxi rank at the quay.
Disabled Parking at Newhaven Harbour
There are no Blue Badge parking bays in Newhaven, but you will find a range of options in nearby Leith.
To see a map with all disabled bays close to Newhaven Harbour, visit the Blue Badge Parking website.
Need a boost? There are no charging stations available in Newhaven, but you will find a range of options within a 3-mile radius.
A network of all electric vehicle charging points in the UK can be found on the government's Go Ultra low website.
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Do cruises stop at Newhaven harbour?
Edinburgh's main cruise port is Port Leith, but some ships stop at Newhaven (tender cruise port).
Is Newhaven Harbour a ferry terminal?
Newhaven Harbour is a tender cruise port. This means that passengers are tendered between the anchored ship and the quay ( about a 10-min ride).
How far away is Newhaven Harbour from Edinburgh Waverley Station?
It is 2.2 miles away. Buses 7, 10 and 16 can take you to the station.
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