Day trip to south Queensferry

A country estate, a charming fishing village and a ferry fit for a queen (really, it’s true).

  • Private &

  • 8 hours

  • From
    £71.25  GBP
    per person
    based on 8 adults

  • Walking

  • Multiple languages available
    (including English)

Catch a train with one of our friendly Edinburgh hosts and push off to South Queensferry for an idyllic day in this picturesque little fishing village.

Although only a few minutes away from Edinburgh, Queensferry is a world away from the busy city bustle.

You’ll amble through the tiny town (situated on the narrowest part of the Firth of Forth) and enjoy views over the harbor, as well as discover the iconic Forth Rail Bridge, Hawes Pier and a charming cobbled high street that’s full of quirky independent shops to browse.

Perhaps you’d be interested in visiting Hopetoun House? Enjoy the expansive grounds of this stately manor, and you might even spot a deer if you’re lucky.

Ask your host about South Queensferry’s namesake over a pint in the local pub and learn a little more about Scottish customs and culture. You’re in for a braw day out!

  • Join a host who will organise your journey by train (or car) to South Queensferry, a historic port on the Firth of Forth

  • See the world famous Forth Bridge, an iconic Scottish destination

  • Stroll along the cobbled high street and browse through the unique, quirky stores

  • Visit Hopetoun House, a stately home set in beautiful parklands

  • Enjoy a traditional lunch in a historic Scottish pub

  • Get recommendations from your host about other neighborhoods and areas near the city to explore

This experience will be personalized to you!

What’s included

  • Private and personalized experience
8 hours with a host

  • Transport to and from Queensferry (from Edinburgh)
  • Tickets to Hopetoun House
  • Walking experience ( other transport can be arranged at an additional cost)

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks
  • Tickets to any attractions apart from those stated above
  • Gratuities (optional)

Your hotel/apartment or any other central location

Cancel 14 days before the experience for a full refund

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  • 2 We match you with a host

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  • 3 The best part!

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    Experience the city like you would with a knowledgeable friend living there

If you’re unsure about what experience to book or would like more information on how it all works, just email me here. I or someone from our Customer Experience Team will get in touch so we can suggest the perfect personalized experience for you.

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