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The River Forth is the passage into the heart of Scotland, and a cruise with Forth Boat Tours is a brilliant way to learn all about this gorgeous area. 

Whether for its coasts or its lochs, Scotland is a country synonymous with the water, and these tours are sure to make you appreciate why there’s so much love for it. 

Sail into the stories 

Departing from the lovely little town of South Queensferry, you’ll board a fantastic ship and sail underneath some of the UK’s most impressive bridges. 

You’ll get a glimpse of so many awesome landmarks as you go, like a magnificent historic castle or islands that are home to religious ruins and war garrisons. 

Up or down? 

There are a couple of boat tours that you definitely have to try: one that goes up the river to Blackness and one that goes out towards the sea and Inchcolm Island.  

On the first tour, you’ll board a century-old ship and sail it to stunning Blackness Castle, a formidable coastal fortress dating back to the 15th century.  

Warm up with complimentary cream tea as you gaze out over the water, and your knowledgeable guide tells you all about castles, wars, and kidnappings. 

Meanwhile, on the second tour, you’ll sail past some beautiful islands that are home to many adorable seals, and you might even have the chance to disembark and explore. 

On historic Inchcolm Island, you’ll find a medieval abbey from the 13th century, as well as the remnants of defences that were used to keep the shores of Scotland safe during the First and Second World Wars. 

Terrific tours on a remarkable river 

From stunning feats of architecture to ancient historic buildings, you’ll see it all on your Forth Boat Tour. There’s also an abundance of amazing wildlife that calls this area home, so keep your eyes peeled for seals, puffins, and more! 

It’s such a memorable feeling as you’re sailing, with the strong Scottish winds blowing through your hair and the amazing scenery on all sides of the deck.  

You’ll get incredible views of the iconic three bridges, including the legendary Forth Bridge, a 19th-century railway bridge that’s so striking it’s been deemed a UNESCO World Heritage site. 

Adventure awaits 

A Forth Boat Tour is a truly special way to experience the beauty of Scotland, as well as learn all about how industry, war, and nature have shaped this country into what it is today.  

The unique perspective of this land that you’ll get from sailing across its most famous river will stick with you for a long time to come. 

Hawes Pier,
South Queensferry
EH30 9TB
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