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Forth Tours

Ellwyn House | Athelstaneford, East Linton EH39 5BE, Scotland
+44 870 118 1866
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Forth Road Bridge Fireworks Celebrations

Booked on the disco boat in hope that we would have a good view of the Fireworks for the 50th... read more

Reviewed September 16, 2014
64Wendy2014
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Forth Bridges Boat Tour

What a fantastic way to spend the afternoon! We took our 8 year-old daughter aboard the Forth Belle... read more

Reviewed July 23, 2014
Lesleym709
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North Lanarkshire, United Kingdom
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Forth Tours offer sightseeing tours and cruises of the Firth of Forth and famous Forth Bridges, departing from Hawes Pier in the picturesque village of South Queensferry. Enjoy the wonderful Edinburgh panorama, trips to the island of Inchcolm and its Abbey, and spot puffins, seals and dolphins. Sit in the heated observation lounge and enjoy a great guided commentary on the history and heritage of the area. Try our Salsa, Jazz and Explorer Cruises too.
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Sep 16, 2014
“Forth Road Bridge Fireworks Celebrations”
Jul 23, 2014
“Forth Bridges Boat Tour”
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Ellwyn House | Athelstaneford, East Linton EH39 5BE, Scotland
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+44 870 118 1866
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Reviewed September 16, 2014

Booked on the disco boat in hope that we would have a good view of the Fireworks for the 50th anniversary celebrations of the Forth Road Bridge. We weren't disappointed. Joined the boat from Hawes Pier at 8pm (more signage saying that Forth Tours left...More

2  Thank 64Wendy2014
Reviewed July 23, 2014

What a fantastic way to spend the afternoon! We took our 8 year-old daughter aboard the Forth Belle and had a wonderful trip around the Forth Railway and Road bridges with a visit to Inchcolm Island. The commentary was most informative and the views of...More

1  Thank Lesleym709
Reviewed June 27, 2014

Bought 3 vouchers to take with us on holiday to Edinburgh, and we could not have picked a perfect day to go, sun was out, was very warm and it was just a brill day to go out on a boat. Once we were all...More

2  Thank Kerry K
Reviewed June 21, 2012

I went on the tour and stopped at the island last weekend with my partner's family. It was absolutely fantastic! It was pooring down with rain and we still had a wonderful day. There is a commentary on board telling you about everything you see...More

2  Thank gdcw
Reviewed November 1, 2011

Why bother with wordy details? This was a delightful trip and one which we (two sets of parents with two small boys) shall certainly do again. The boat is amazingly smooth and quiet, there isn't too much tartan nonsense and the commentary is clear (proper...More

1  Thank Ubergeekian
Reviewed October 31, 2011

We took our 1 and 2 year old children out on the boat trip, and got off at Inchcolm Island. Was a lovey afternoon out, do take a picnic with a hot flask as there isnt a cafe on the Island. Lots to explore and...More

1  Thank Fife28
Reviewed October 10, 2011

We got a Groupon Voucher for the Forth River Boat Cruise...£9 for two which was excellent value. Although it did cost is £18 for the return bus for two out to the cruise and back. The cruise was very informative...and even though it was raining...More

1  Thank JayTeeBeepBeep
Reviewed September 16, 2011

I have gone over the Forth bridges so many times without wondering what was underneath me, and i now realise what a mistake that was! I would definetly recommend getting the pass that gives you access onto the island as it was so interesting seeing...More

2  Thank LucyGraham92
Reviewed June 20, 2011

Thanks for the lovely tour very obliging and helpful.. and the entertainment was very good .. was lovely dancing and seeing the sea view. i must come back and do it again and to hav the buffet option as well..

1  Thank EdinburghMirella
Reviewed August 2, 2010

WE went on one of the jazz cruises that are run once a month during the summer. Sett off from South Queensferry (which isn't in East Lothian despite what tripadvbisor says!) Really, really enjoyed it. You go out with a four piece jazz band plating...More

2  Thank SBok
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