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Forth Bridges Trail

The Binks

Trail stop

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The Queen's Passage

The Binks is the most distinguished of the old landing places in Queensferry.

It’s a natural rock formation that forms a jetty. It was from this jetty that Queen Margaret, wife of Malcolm, landed and embarked when passing the Firth of Forth. The Queen’s ferry is where Queensferry takes its name.

The Priory Church, which is now a Grade A-listed building, stands beside the small car park.

Over 600 years old, it was originally a Carmelite Friary invited by George of Dundas in 1330. In 1440, James Dundas confirmed a piece of land for the construction of the Monastery. Life there would have revolved around daily worship, farming, teaching and hospitality.

The church fell into disrepair during the 16th century. It was restored for the use of the Episcopal Church in 1890.

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Essential Information

  • The nearest toilets are at Port Edgar Marina
  • The nearest places to eat are at Port Edgar Marina (Scotts. Outboard and Down the Hatch)

Where Next on the Trail?

Depending on which route you are walking, the next stops are:
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Port Edgar Marina

South Queensferry

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Approx 10 min walk (0.5 mi) via Shore Rd

Visit for an enjoyable stroll around the boats, boat trips, a branded retail store and nice places to eat.

 

Port Edgar Marina Trail Stop >

The Harbour

South Queensferry


Approx 4 min walk (0.2 mi) via Rose Ln and B924

A great place to sit and watch the comings and goings on the river!

The Harbour 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