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Firth of Forth: Sightseeing Cruise with Cream Tea

1. Firth of Forth: Sightseeing Cruise with Cream Tea

The Firth of Forth is simply overflowing with myths, turbulent history, and fascinating marine wildlife. Join this boat tour on a 90-minute cruise onboard a superb vessel. Depart from South Queensferry, which is only a short distance from Scotland's bustling capital city of Edinburgh. Take in views of Blackness Castle, the ship that never sails and featured in Outlander and the Outlaw King. There are also views of Limekilns village, mentioned in Robert Louis Stevenson's 'Kidnapped'. It was from Limekilns that David Balfour and Alan Breck were carried across the Forth in a rowing boat. You will also see the Three Bridges as you have never seen them before including the UNESCO World Heritage Forth Bridge. For your comfort relax onboard with friends and family in the observation lounge or on the outside decks and listen to the guided commentary while you enjoy your complimentary cream tea. Spot the marine wildlife, during your tour, you will find plenty of opportunities to see a wide variety of marine wildlife including seabirds and seals.

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What people are saying about Queensferry

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.

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

Really enjoyed the boat trip on the Forth Really interesting commentary on board Lovely afternoon cream tea

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

Lovely informative trip, we saw quite a few seals and porpoises too. The cream tea was good too.