Scotland's Forth wonder
The postcard fishing village of North Queensferry is situated at the foot of Scotland’s world famous Forth Bridge, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The town has a wonderful maritime history evident in its local landmarks, such as the Harbour Light Tower. Families can set about the Forth River by boat on a ‘seafari’ and explore the local wildlife, wetlands and the islands dotted about the estuary.
Underwater exploration at Deep Sea World
One of North Queensferry’s main attractions is Scotland’s national aquarium, Deep Sea World. The underwater exhibits are a big hit with families and the junior shark dive experiences are great for kids looking for a bit of excitement. For those not feeling quite so brave, the shark tunnel is the ideal way to experience the swimming sharks as they circle overhead.
A compact town with great travel links
If you’re planning a day trip to North Queensferry then there is more than enough to see, do and eat, and its handful of restaurants serve up plenty of the fresh local seafood caught in the chilly Scottish waters. Edinburgh, Scotland’s celebrated capital, is only 10 miles away and can be reached by road, rail or boat. Looking for a cheap hotel Near North Queensferry? The Travelodge Dunfermline Hotel is less than seven miles away and there are several hotels to choose from in Edinburgh, with the Travelodge Edinburgh Central Hotel and the Travelodge Edinburgh Learmoth Hotel all good options.