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Open to general traffic, subject to normal motorway restrictions

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Footpath/Cycleway Restrictions - WEST FOOTPATH - CLOSED

Due to essential works the West footpath is currently closed. The East footpath/cycleway is open for cyclists and pedestrians.

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Visit the Local Area Forth Bridges

Stay a wee while to explore the banks of the Firth of Forth, North and South Queensferry and Edinburgh and Fife.

Explore the Banks of the Firth of Forth

Visit the historic communities at either side of the bridges. Step back in time to discover their heritage, take in the stunning panoramic views, and explore the many castles, houses, gardens, museums and attractions.
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North Queensferry

A wee village with a big history

Come rain or shine, there's plenty to see in North Queensferry, mainly due to the passion and dedication of the North Queensferry Heritage Trust. This is a strong community that is inextricably linked to the bridges. 

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South Queensferry

A charming town on the outskirts of Edinburgh

South Queensferry is the perfect base for exploring the bridges, shoreline, villages and wildlife. And with Edinburgh on the doorstep, it's not short of arts and culture.

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Forth Bridges Trail

The Forth Bridges Trail offers a great introduction to the bridges and local area.

It takes in many points of historic interest, introduces local tales and folklore, and offers some incredible panoramic views. 

A circular five mile route, the trail can easily be completed in a day. Take a picnic or stop off to sample the cafes along the way.  

Walk or cycle, experience an epic train ride across The Forth Bridge and enjoy a boat trip on the Firth of Forth. 

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Discover the Wonders Within

The Forth Bridge features on Scotland's UNESCO Trail.

Scotland is the first country in the world to bring together 13 UNESCO sites into one trail. Are you ready to discover the wonders within?

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Visit The Bridges

Record breaking feats of engineering through the ages

To appreciate the bridges, you need to get on them! 

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Film Locations

Calling fans of Outlander!

Follow the film location trail to visit scenes from the Outlander epic. 

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See & Do

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Eat & Drink

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Come Stay

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Getting Here

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EVC Points

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Top 10 Bridge Viewpoints

The Forth Bridges
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Explore North & South Queensferry & the Local Area

Use our interactive map to discover local attractions, restaurants, accommodation, shopping, bridge viewpoints & more...
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