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Blackness Castle & Forth Bridges Cruise
Activities in Edinburgh

Blackness Castle & Forth Bridges Cruise

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  • English English
  • 1 hour 30 minutes

Enjoy a cruise to the three famous Forth bridges and the historic Blackness Castle on this boat tour on the Firth of Forth.

Blackness Castle & Forth Bridges Cruise

At the scheduled time, we'll depart from Hawes Pier in South Queensferry, setting sail on the Firth of Forth.

Throughout the hour and a half cruise, we'll sail under the three Forth bridges, including the emblematic Forth Bridge, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Thanks to the recorded commentary on board the boat, we'll learn all about the fascinating details which make this impressive railway bridge so special.

We'll also see the Queensferry Crossing and the Forth Road Bridge, which links South Queensferry and North Queensferry. The boat tour will then bring us to Blackness Castle, one of the most beautiful fortresses in Scotland.

From the boat, we'll get to admire magnificent views of the castle, which has been used as a filming location for many movies and television serious, including Hamlet, Doomsday and Outlander. An unmissable attraction!

The boat trip will end back at the original departure pier.

Minimum age

The minimum age to take part in this activity is 5 years old.

Covid-19 Measures

All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations regarding protective material and safety to help avoid the spread of Covid-19.

Price

Adults Seniors over 60 years old or students Children between 5 and 15 years old
Boat tour
US$ 24.60
US$ 22.10
US$ 18.50

Boat tour

  • Adults

    US$ 24.60
  • Seniors over 60 years old or students

    US$ 22.10
  • Children between 5 and 15 years old

    US$ 18.50

More Information

Duration

1 hour 30 minutes.

Language English

The tour includes audio commentary in English.

Included

90 minute boat trip.

Recorded commentary in English on board the boat.

When to book?

Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.

If there are still places available, you can book until the previous day (local time in Edinburgh).

Ticket

Once your booking has been confirmed, you will receive an email containing your booking voucher. Please print it out or download on your smartphone/tablet to show on the day of the activity.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

If you still have more questions, check out our section on frequently asked questions. If you need help to book an activity or have any enquiries, please contact us.

Accessibility

No (not suitable for people with reduced mobility).

US$ 24.60
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the service starts

Meeting point

Hawes Pier.

Cancellations

Free! Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the activity starts. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.