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Forth Bridges Walking Tours

6B Newhalls Road, South Queensferry, Edinburgh EH30 9TA, Scotland
+44 7592 454006
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Fantastic tour and guide

Mark was a fantastic fellow. Inchcome island was a fantastic place I defiantly need to go again... read more

Reviewed 1 June 2018
Thomas G
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Excellent tour, highly recommended

Best hour we have spent in a long time! Mark was a wonderful, knowledgable guide as well as being... read more

Reviewed 1 June 2018
Katy S
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Linlithgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
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Forth Bridges Tours is a historic walking tour company that provides guided tours through the old Royal Burgh of South Queensferry beside the Forth Bridges UNESCO World Heritage site and walking tours on Inchcolm Island. ROYAL TOUR OF QUEENSFERRY Our guides will lead you through the town visiting historic sites as they inform and entertain you with tales of our famous Bridges, ancient rituals, World War firsts and witchcraft! INCHCOLM ISLAND WALKING TOUR Book a sightseeing boat trip aboard the Maid of the Forth and add a historic walking tour to your visit to Inchcolm Island. Walk in the footsteps of Kings and Clergy, soldiers and sailors and venture forward to the past! We provide guided walking tours from April - October. We strive to bring history alive and are passionate about our local area with its world famous bridges. Royal Tour of Queensferry tickets are booked in advance online from our website. Inchcolm Walking Tours are booked in advance online from Maid of the Forth.
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Hours Today: 11:30 - 16:00
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6B Newhalls Road, South Queensferry, Edinburgh EH30 9TA, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

Mark was a fantastic fellow. Inchcome island was a fantastic place I defiantly need to go again when I don't get attached by the seagulls as it was there birthing season and they were protecting there young. Need to explore all the WW2 buildings. Defiantly...More

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FerryGuide, Owner at Forth Bridges Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2018

Thank you for coming on our Inchcolm Abbey Island tour. I'm glad you enjoyed it and hope to see you again.

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Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

Best hour we have spent in a long time! Mark was a wonderful, knowledgable guide as well as being highly entertaining. We have lived locally for years but were amazed at how much we learned. Highly recommended. Adrian and Jeanette

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FerryGuide, Owner at Forth Bridges Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2018

Thanks for coming on the tour. It is amazing how much history is right on our doorstep, I'm glad you enjoyed it.

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Reviewed 12 May 2018

Delighted to have spent a couple of sunny hours today in the company of Mark Taylor who introduced me to some of the fascinating history and stories of the Royal Burgh - from 11th century Queen Margaret to the newest bridge over the Forth, with...More

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FerryGuide, Owner at Forth Bridges Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2018

Thanks for coming on the tour. The variety of history between the bridges is amazing. I'm glad you enjoyed it.

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Reviewed 30 September 2017

More than happy to add another 5 star review to Mark's stack. This was an incredible look at the still-growing history of three engineering landmarks, as well as a terrific look back on the history of a region that plays as a unique facet in...More

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FerryGuide, Owner at Forth Bridges Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2018

I was glad you managed to make the tour, I really enjoyed showing you around and thanks for all your great comments. I hope you come back again sometime.

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Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Had a fantastic tour round Inchcolm island with Mark. We have visited the island many times but gained a totally new insight from this informative and interesting addition. Both my husband and I enjoyed it, and Mark also kept it fun enough for our 9...More

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FerryGuide, Owner at Forth Bridges Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2017

Thank you for coming on the tour. I am glad you and your family enjoyed our new walking tour around Inchcolm Abbey with Maid of the Forth. If I remember correctly you all had great singing voices in the Chapter House. Maybe see you on...More

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Reviewed 9 July 2017

You get a lovely view of the Three Forth Bridges. Plenty of parking and some lovely little shops to browse

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Reviewed 22 May 2017

I went to Queensferry, lovely and ancient Royal Burgh, close Edinburgh. The Forth Bridge is a symbol for Scotland and I visited it with pleasure. I think that it's a place to see and visit again.

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Reviewed 7 November 2016

Organised this with Mark outside of season for my dad's 80th- my dad;s a ferry men himself originally and knows a fair bit about the place- but he loved it too and learned a but about the black castle!!! You can't fail with this one-...More

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FerryGuide, Owner at Forth Bridges Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 21 November 2016

Thanks for choosing to come on our tour for your Dad's 80th. It was a fun tour to do. I am glad you all enjoyed it and the weather was pretty good for this time of year. It was great to find out his family...More

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Reviewed 18 October 2016

Mark Taylor was our guide on this beautifully informative and fascinating insight into the local history and culture of South Queensferry and beyond! Mark who was a local lad shared his knowledge, enthusiasm and passion for this little town steeped in history which made this...More

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FerryGuide, Owner at Forth Bridges Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2016

Thank you for coming on the tour and well done for braving the weather when quite a few didn't. I am really glad you both enjoyed the tour and it was great to show you around. Hope to see you again "doon the ferry".

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Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

A visiting friend and I had a delightful engaging fun time during the walking tour run by Mark. He made the history and place come alive with great story telling. Great time well spent - will send other friends to enjoy.

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FerryGuide, Owner at Forth Bridges Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2016

Thanks for coming on the tour. I'm glad you had a great time!

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Response from Cindy B | Reviewed this property |
The tour's only operate during the spring / summer. Queensferry is still worth a visit. Go up onto the forth bridge for great views of the Railway Bridge and the new bridge. Hope you have a lovely visit.
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