South Queensferry (Scotland) Reviews
Newest Review: ... the side of the rail bridge giving magnificent views of both bridges and across to North Queensferry in Fife. This car park is hugely popular, especially at weekends and in the summer. The town has three primary and one secondary schools, two supermarkets and some very good restaurants and hotels. Restaurants:- The Boat House - this is both a bistro and restaurant, the bistro has two huge windows giving the best views of the forth and the rail bridge, the food is pretty damn good as well. Prices ar mid range with a main course around £9. There is a no booking system at the bistro but it is advisable to pre book the actual restaurant as i... more
Customer South Queensferry (Scotland) Reviews (2)
by - written on 13/01/09 (Very useful, 221 readings)
South Queensferry is dituated on the banks of the Firth of Forth overlooking the famous Forth Rail Bridge. The town is named after Saint Margaret of Scotland who used to cross the firth by ferry from "Queen's Ferry" to visit her chapel in Edinburgh Castle. It was here that you would have crossed the forth by ferry until 1964 when the Forth Road Bridge opened. The population of the town is approx. 12,000 and it is now part of the City of Edinburgh. There is a car park down at the water at the side of the rail bridge giving magnificent views of both bridges and across to North Queensferry in Fife. This car park is hugely popular, especially at ... Read the complete review
by - written on 17/01/05, updated on 27/09/11 (Very useful, 685 readings)
Isn't it strange? Sometimes you spend a fortune traveling around and seeing the sights, but you take what's on your very doorstep for granted. For example: if I walk 100m or so up the hill from my house, I can see Edinburgh Castle quite clearly; whilst a short drive of 5 miles from my house takes me to Cairnpapple Hill, which has a 3000-year-old burial cairn from where I can see the Atlantic Ocean, The North sea, and the Southern Highlands. But, getting back on-topic, I spent a good 10 years or so of my working life making a daily crossing of the Forth Road Bridge which affords unparalleled views of one of the engineering wonders of the Victorian age, The Forth ... Read the complete review
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