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Forth Boat Tours Edinburgh sightseeing cruise with Cream Tea

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    The Firth of Forth is simply overflowing with myths, turbulent history and fascinating marine wildlife. Join Forth Boat Tours on a 90 minute cruise onboard one of their superb vessels. Departing 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. 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.

    For your comfort relax onboard in the observation lounge or on the outside decks and listen to the guided commentary while you enjoy a drink from the bar. The Marine Wildlife, during your tour, you will find plenty of opportunities to see a wide variety of marine wildlife including seabirds, porpoises and seals.
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    What a wonderful trip this was to see the three bridges and Blackness castle especially from the different viewpoints and learning some history along the way. Thank you to all the crew you made my brother's 50th birthday treat very special. I loved the china...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Amber027
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Arrived for tour at location specified only to find out that the departure point had changed to a location clear across town. We were told to walk to the revised location. That was not going to happen as one of our party uses a cane...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    1  Thank toadmanormail
    FBT19, Manager at Forth Boat Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

    Dear toadmanormail Thank you for your comments which are at odds with the ratings we have received for our service and product. Your comments are also seriously at odds with the reality of what occurred on the day and the level of customer service we...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    My husband and I took this tour last week. It was a lovely day for a boat ride. The captain really knows his stuff regarding the history of the area covered on the tour. I loved learning more about the castle, the bridges, and the...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank armada020
    Reviewed July 15, 2019

    Went on the Blackness Castle & 3 Bridges tour - with cream tea! Very informative and the crew were fantastic. Loved the fact the cream tea was served in china cups & saucers :-) Plenty of history regarding all the sites on both sides of...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank Lyn M
    FBT19, Manager at Forth Boat Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 15, 2019

    Hi Lyn M Many thanks for your comments. We are delighted that you enjoyed your Blackness Castle, Three Bridges Crusie (includes complimentary cream tea). We will pass on your comments to the team and look forward to welcoming you on board again soon.

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