Leith Roads

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Coordinates: 55°59′56″N 3°09′02″W / 55.99896°N 3.15067°W / 55.99896; -3.15067

Leith Roads is a anchorage and stretch of water off the coastal town of Leith, Scotland.[1] The waters extend about two miles (3 km) offshore and provide a generally safe anchor, protected from the gales as they are, by Inchkeith.

Royal Navy

Leith Roads was used as a naval anchorage for the Leith Station the nearest naval facility was Leith Dockyard.

Footnotes

  1. "Leith Roads, Firth of Forth". www.scotlandsplaces.gov.uk. Retrieved 7 April 2016.