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Forth Bridges Trail

Dalmeny Station

Trail stop

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Explore the Bridges

Dalmeny Station is your gateway to adventure.

From here, you can walk into South Queensferry to follow the trail, or take an epic train ride across The Forth Bridge to continue the trail in North Queensferry.  There are great views over the Forth Bridge from the platform towards Fife.

You can also catch trains to explore Fife, Edinburgh and further afield. Live departure boards.

To explore the Forth Bridges Trail in South Queensferry:

Follow the path along the railway line until the steps over the old railway line. This is a gently sloping walk down into South Queensferry. There are various paths to the water and front, or, you can continue to the end and walk through the secluded woodland of Ferry Glen (situated between Dalmeny Station and High Street).

OR

Head more directly down the steep steps called Jacob’s Ladder which will bring you out behind the Hawes Inn. 

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Essential Information

  • Dalmeny Deli, in the old Station Master’s Office, serves refreshments
  • There are public toilets here in Dalmeny Station

Where Next on the Trail?

Depending on which route you are walking, the next stops are:
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Hawes

South Queensferry

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Approx 5 min (0.3 mile) via B924 (Newhalls Road)

Head for the Forth Bridge to the next sign by the Hawes Pier where you can also catch a boat to explore by water.

 

Hawes Trail Stop >

High Street

South Queensferry

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Approx 3 min (0.2 mile) via B924 (High Street)

Turn towards the road bridges to explore the historic high street with its shops, cafes and restaurants. The next sign is High Street outside the museum. 

 

High Street Trail Stop >
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Seals Craig

South Queensferry

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Approx 11 min walk (0.6 mile) via Station Road

A great spot to appreciate the sheer scale of The Bridge and meet Nessie, The Guardian of the Bridges.

Seals Craig Trail Stop >
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See all Trail Stops

See all Trail Stops >

Forth Bridges Trail Maps

For North & South Queensferry

You can also use ///what3words to guide you to the trail signs. The ///what3words reference is given on each trail stop page. 

CW TRAIL MAPS