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Tickets for Blackness Castle, Three Bridges & Cream Tea Cruise

Unrivalled views of the Firth of Forth and its famous bridges!

 
Flexible ticket: cancellable up to 72 hours before visit date
Instant ticket delivery
Duration: 1 hour and 30 minutes
Live guide: English
Smartphone tickets accepted
COVID-19 update
Due to the developments in the COVID-19 outbreak, we have extended our cancellation policy.

Overview

Highlights

  • See UNESCO World Heritage Site Forth Bridge and the two other beautiful bridges crossing the river
  • Enjoy the facts from your guide on a comfy boat as you take in the scenery, some of which was featured in the TV show Outlander
  • Indulge in a delightful cream tea as the scenery takes your breath away

Description

If you've ever seen the TV show Outlander, some of the breathtaking scenery on this cruise might look familiar. Leave from Port Edgar Marina and settle back with a cream tea and some of the best Scottish scenery outside of Edinburgh. See the Three Bridges, Blackness Castle, as featured in Outlander, the Fife coastline, and lots of marine wildlife.

Relax and let your guide give you the facts, while you soak up the spectacular Scottish views all around you!

The Forth Bridge is one of Scotland’s major landmarks, and was built between 1883 and 1890. It's also a UNESCO World Heritage Site - another one to cross off the list!

The nearby Forth Road bridge is now dedicated to public transport, pedestrians, and cyclists, while the Queensferry Crossing only opened in 2017 - and is destined to become the main route for vehicles travelling between Edinburgh and Fife.

You'll also see the island of Inchcolm with its medieval abbey, and the islands of Inchgarvie, Inchkeith, and Inchmickery. They're so old and stunning they resemble the wistful background of a period drama. If you look hard enough, you might just see a kilted Scot on horseback offering you a dram.

Ticket

What's included

90-minute boat trip along Firth of Forth
Views of the Three Bridges
Access to the observation lounge or outside decks
Scone, preserve and cream with a choice of tea or coffee
English-speaking live guide

What's not included

Additional food & drinks
Additional info

Wheelchair accessibility:

  • Use of the wheelchair ramp is subject to tide - please refer to the timetable for disabled users on the venue website
  • Inchcolm Island is not wheelchair accessible

Cancellation policy

  • Cancellations are possible up to 72 hours before your visit date
  • Changes are not possible for this ticket

Instructions

Show your smartphone ticket to the pier staff.

Venue

Opening hours

Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Monday Closed
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday Closed
Thursday Closed
Friday Closed

How to get there

Port Edgar Marina
Shore Rd, EH30 9SQ, Queensferry
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