Visit Scotland's sixth UNESCO World Heritage site and take a walk through history! Forth Bridges Tours is a historic walking tour company that provides guided tours through Queensferry, beside the famous Forth Bridges and on Inchcolm Island.
Forth Bridges Tours is a historic walking tour company that provides guided tours through the old Royal Burgh of Queensferry, beside the Forth Bridge UNESCO World Heritage Site and on Inchcolm Island, in the Firth of Forth.
We provide guided walking tours for the whole family from April to October.
We strive to bring history alive and are passionate about our ancient town with its famous bridges and Inchcolm, which has some of the most preserved monastic buildings in Scotland.
The Royal Tour of Queensferry is our main scheduled walking tour. 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 where visitors are shown artefacts from the Forth Bridges and Queensferry's past. We end at the 15th Century Priory of St Mary of Mount Carmel, the oldest building in Queensferry (1441), the only medieval Carmelite church still in operation in the UK.
Inchcolm Walking Tour. You will enjoy a spectacular sightseeing boat trip on the famous Maid of the Forth that departs from the Hawes Pier, South Queensferry (9 miles from Edinburgh), where you will see unrivalled views of the famous Forth Bridge World Heritage site. The boat will drop you off on Inchcolm Island, where you will be met by your “Black Canon” tour guide, and taken on a walk through history.
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.