Queensferry Crossing Bridge

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Queensferry: Sightseeing Cruise and Inchcolm Island Landing

1. Queensferry: Sightseeing Cruise and Inchcolm Island Landing

Upon arrival at Hawes Pier, you will collect your boarding passes and pay for your landing passes to enable you to land on Inchcolm Island from the Maid of the Forth ticket office. Making your way down the pier you will board the Maid and set sail for Inchcolm, cruising underneath the iconic Forth rail bridge, a world Unseco heritage site. You will enjoy views of both the Fife and Edinburgh coastline, sailing past the Haystack seal colony and arriving at Historic Inchcolm Island. Here you will enjoy 1.5 hours to explore all the island has to offer, the Abbey, world war fortifications, visitor centre, and gift shop. There is something for everyone to enjoy on Inchcolm.

From Glasgow or Edinburgh: Scottish Whisky Tour

2. From Glasgow or Edinburgh: Scottish Whisky Tour

Discover the ultimate tour for whisky lovers and get a real taste of life in the Highlands and Scottish countryside. Your driver, a Scottish whisky ambassador, will share their knowledge and stories with you along the way, and may even stop for an extra dram or 2 along the way. Begin your adventure by heading across the Forth River and heading up to the Highlands where you will stop at your first distillery, the world-famous Dalwhinnie Distillery, which was built in 1897 and is Scotland's highest distillery. Break for lunch at the famous House of Braur, where you can also pick up gifts and souvenirs from your time in Scotland. Afterward, head to your second distillery, Blair Atholl, which is the oldest working distillery in Scotland and was founded in 1798. If time permits, stop at one more distillery on the way back to your hotel for one final tasting.

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What people are saying about Queensferry Crossing Bridge

Overall rating

5.0 / 5

based on 1 reviews

The boat and the commentary were fantastic. We would definitely do a trip with them again. I think that Historic Scotland need to open up more of Inchcolme Island as it is disappointing that Historic Scotland only allow you to look round a third of the island.

Overall good, but just needed more notice that the Abbey was closed due to historic Scotland doing a survey. They should do these things in the winter. We will be back to see the Abbey in its full glory

Myself my partner took our two kids 3 years old sunshine great day staff so helpful and friendly would recommend 100%

lovely, such a wonderful place, great boat trip with so much to see, 2nd time&will def do again!