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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 1 January 2016

The best views of the Forth Rail Bridge, in my opinion, are from South Queensferry which is located between the Forth Road and Rail Bridges. The nearest rail station is Dalmeny and then you can follow the signs. South Queensferry is a superb little town...More

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Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 13 May 2014

We stopped on the way to Edinburgh at the visitors centre to view the structure that has been and still is used daily by trains. There is a good view of the bridge from the viewing area as to get close to it you would...More

1  Thank Alan S
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Reviewed 1 week ago

To see this world famous site was a short walk from the Double Tree Hilton, through their gardens to the view point, then under the middle bridge to have an unimpeded view of the greatest of the three bridges.

Thank Anthony L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great to view the bridges, then to walk through the Dalmeny estate and finally to go over the new Queensferry Crossing and view it all from the north side, too!

Thank Catherine K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is well worth a visit and cross the new road bridge and travel back to Edinburgh on the rail bridge. The engineering and art are wonderful.

Thank William R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had rare opportunity to take lift and visit top of the Forth Rail Bridge! It occasionally pops up and the views are spectacular from the feat of engineering masterpiece. Views over Fife Edinburgh and the Forth valley are out of this world and to die...More

Thank flybazz
Reviewed 9 October 2018

Fantastic bridge over the estuary, so old but still in use by the railway. If you are brave enough, you can be pulled up on a rope! Or you can take the boat tour on the estuary to admire. But up to me the best...More

Thank ToujoursLaRoute
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

Completely dominates both villages of south and north Queensferry straddling either side of the Firth Of Forth, and fills Scot's hearts with pride upon viewing this iconic and remarkable feat of engineering.I never stop getting excited about crossing it on the train & taking in...More

Thank alibats61
Reviewed 5 October 2018

Our trip was worth it. This is a credit to those who worked on the construction of this masterpiece. Impressed with the design I took a lot of time looking at it, watching the trains cross it (being a retired locomotive driver is the reason)...More

Thank 4x4wheelers
Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

Well there are three bridges. 2 road. 1 train. Nice views on a nice day and particularly enjoyable if you get the train across to/from North Queensferry.

Thank David S
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Always great to see the three bridges built in three different centuries standing side by side in the sun.

Thank scotworldtraveller
Reviewed 1 October 2018

This is a beautiful piece of engineering and art. The symmetry is stunning. Visited from South Quennsferry which is a great little spot to visit in its own right. The road bridges are impressive but nothing can really match this. Get down and take the...More

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12 July 2018|
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Response from ellnew2017 | Reviewed this property |
As far as I can remember there is places to park in south Queensferry but not sure if if it’s for overnight. north Queensferry is a very steep incline narrow enough try Google Street veiw it might give you an idea. Happy... More
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Martin S
3 February 2016|
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Response from PascalePassepartout | Reviewed this property |
Hello Martin. You need to get a train from either Waverley or Haymarket station (both are in Edinburgh) with the direction Dundee or Glenrothes. The latter option may be flagged as a 'Fife Circle' train. Just be careful to... More
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