Visit Scotland's UNESCO World Heritage Forth Bridge and take a walk through history!
Our guides will lead you through the old Royal Burgh of Queensferry telling tales of our famous Bridges, ancient rituals, world war firsts, and witchcraft!
Queensferry Tours is a historic walking tour company that provides guided tours through the old Royal Burgh of South Queensferry in the shaddow of Scotland's UNESCO World Heritage Forth Bridge. The tours include a visit to the Queensferry Museum where visitors are shown artefacts from Queensferry’s past and we have exclusive access to The Priory of St Mary of Mount Carmel, the oldest building in Queensferry (1441) and the only medieval Carmelite crusader church still in operation in the UK.
WALKING TOURS 2015
The Royal Tour (Scheduled Tour) Includes entry into the 15th Century Priory.
This is the Royal Tour of Queensferry. A mixture of historical sites and tales from Queensferry’s colourful past, including our famous Bridges, ancient rituals, war time firsts, royal visitors and witchcraft! Perfect for the whole family! Perfect for sightseeing! The tour includes a visit into the Queensferry Museum and an exclusive visit to the 15th Century Priory which predates Roslyn Chapel and is the oldest medieval Carmelite Church still in operation in the UK today. This tour ends within The Priory with a well-deserved refreshing drink and a toast to what has come before.
Tales from “Doon the Ferry” (Scheduled Tour) Similar to The Royal Tour but does not include entry into The Priory.
You begin your journey in the magnificent shadow of what some call the 8th wonder of the modern world, the fairy tale of science and engineering that is our world famous Forth Bridge. This tour is packed with historical sites and tales from Queensferry’s colourful past which includes a visit into the Queensferry Museum. Perfect for the whole family! Perfect for sightseeing!
Tale of 3 Bridges (Pre-book evening tour)
Your guide will lead you through the old Royal Burgh town that is a hidden gem in Scotland’s history and is wedged between our 3 magnificent Bridges, from 3 different centuries. They will inform and entertain you with tales of our famous Bridges, royal saints, ambitious Lords, ghostly sightings and witchcraft! A perfect tour for an evening out “doon the Ferry”!
We can provide a private tour outside of our scheduled tour times for 4 people or more and we offer discounted tours for Schools and Youth Groups.
Cruise Liner Day Visits
We operate extra tours on the days that cruise liners visit Queensferry. Please check our Tour Calendar for your specific cruise liner day.