Day Trip

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 £125.00 GBP per person
  • Walking
  • Multiple languages available (including English)

What you’ll do

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!

Highlights & what to expect

  • 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

Good to know

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 once in Queensferry
What’s not included
  • Food and drink
  • Tickets to any attractions
  • Gratuities (optional)
Cancellation Policy

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