A Tale of Two Bridges
Join us in the magnificent shadow of The Forth Bridge. Our guides will lead you through the old Royal Burgh of Queensferry telling tales of our famous Bridges, ancient rituals, saints and sinners, and witchcraft!
Queensferry Tours is a historic walking tour company that provides guided tours through the old Royal Burgh of South Queensferry. 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.
A Tale of Two Bridges – Ferry Old Tales
A mixture of historical sights and tales from Queensferry’s past.
This is suitable for all ages, perfect for sightseeing.
Join us as we begin our journey in the magnificent shadow of what some call the 8th wonder of the modern world, Scotland’s most Iconic landmark, The Forth Bridge, a fairy tale of engineering that opened in 1890 and was the largest steel structure of its kind in the world. Our guides will lead you through the old Royal Burgh of Queensferry visiting historic sights as they inform and entertain you with tales of our famous bridges, ancient rituals, saints and sinners, royal visitors and witchcraft!
Duration of Tour 1hour 30min approx.(20mins walking time)
The walk includes some stairs, and at times uneven pavements which may not be suitable for wheelchair users or those with walking difficulties.
Remember you are in Scotland where we have 4 seasons in one day so don’t forget your rain coat.
Tour Start Point: Caledonia Scotia Kilts shop (opposite the Hawes Pier South Queensferry)
Tour Finish Point: Priory Church
Please be at the Tour Start Point 10-15mins before your tour begins.
Adult: £10 Concession: (OAP & Students) £8Children: (Age 5-15) £5
Children under 5 go free. Children must be accompanied by at least one adult.
10% discount with all tickets at Caledonia Scotia Kilt Makers
Private Tours are available for groups of 12 or more and can be arranged outside of scheduled tour times; please contact us for details.