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Queensferry is a village on the Fife side of the Firth of Forth dominated by the Forth Rail and Road Bridges, ten miles from Edinburgh. The village is sited on the narrowest part of the Forth, the most natural point of crossing; Queen Margaret regularly crossed the Forth by ferry from the village which became known as the Queen’s Ferry, although there is evidence it was a settlement long before. The oldest existing building is the ruined medieval chapel of St. James the Apostle abandoned after the reformation. The main street is a stretch of irregular houses, The Albert Hotel and taverns dating from 17th century. At the north end is the Waterloo Well, 1818-16, with rusticated stone front and plaque carved with a ship at anchor. The Forth Rail Bridge opened 1890. The ferries stopped when the Road Bridge was opened to traffic in 1964.Visible relics of the ferries include the Town Pier, the main Ferry terminus built 1810-18, later extended for steamships in 1828. At the pier head there is the Signal Tower with hexagonal copper-domed lantern and Tower House which was the ferry office. North Queensferry was designated a conservation area in 1984, the tourist attractions are the Bridges and Deep Sea World, a marine aquarium.

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Priory Lodge (0.06 miles)

Priory Lodge
Whether your visit is for business or pleasure Priory Lodge incorporates all the features you would expect from a four star establishment.

Priory Lodge offers guests home comforts and value for money. Calmyn and Gordon pay ... More | visit website
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Rooms at Ravenous Beastie (0.12 miles)

Rooms at Ravenous Beastie

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Centrally located on the High Street, the friendly Ravenous Beastie has free Wi-Fi and en suite bedrooms with flat-screen TVs. Edinburgh city centre is a 15-minute train journey away. There is a ... More

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Dakota Forth Bridge (0.38 miles)

Dakota Forth Bridge

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Dakota Forth Bridge is the next generation of Dakota following the award winning launch of Dakota Nottingham and Dakota Eurocentral. Designed by award winning hotel designer Amanda Rosa, The Bar ... More

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Premier Inn Edinburgh (South Queensferry) (0.47 miles)

Premier Inn Edinburgh (South Queensferry)
For shops and local amenities South Queensferry town centre is just a 15 minute walk. An ideal location for Edinburgh Airport, this Premier Inn is just 7 miles away and also has good transport links ... More | visit website
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Innkeepers Lodge (0.48 miles)

Innkeepers Lodge
** ALL OUR RATES INCLUDE COMPLIMENTARY CONTINENTAL BUFFET BREAKFAST ** This inn offers a unique opportunity to stay in accommodation that has been immortalised by one of the UK's most celebrated authors, Robert Louis Stevenson. ... More | visit website
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Craigbrae Farmhouse (1.41 miles)

Craigbrae Farmhouse

This family run bed and breakfast is located seven miles from Edinburgh city centre, just 15 minutes by local train links. It is an ideal location for visiting Edinburgh Castle, Royal Mile, Edinburgh Zoo, museums ... More | visit website

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Travelodge Edinburgh Airport (3.43 miles)

Travelodge Edinburgh Airport
Travelodge Edinburgh Airport is located 8 miles from Edinburgh Waverley station, 3 miles from Edinburgh Airport, and places to visit nearby include the Queensferry Museum and Almondell Country Park. This non-smoking hotel features a Bar ... More | visit website
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Cramond Mill (3.76 miles)

Cramond Mill

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A warm welcome awaits you at Cramond Mill. Comfortably furnished with Antiques and furniture with character. Ideally situated overlooking the River Almond. In the Historic beautiful conservation village of Cramond. ... More

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Norton House Hotel (3.81 miles)

Norton House Hotel

Enjoy the best of both worlds when you arrive at this Victorian mansion. Set amidst 55 acres of secluded parkland and lush green lawns, Norton House is just a short journey from the historic ... More | visit website

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Ardbrae House (4.74 miles)

Ardbrae House
Ardbrae is a lovely; homely and warm family-run B&B. The proprietors Jason & Julia are both native Scots. We provide comfortable rooms which are all en-suite. There is complimentary tea; coffee; Scottish shortbread biscuits ... More | visit website

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