Forth Bridge Cruise

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Iconic, historic and dynamic, Scotland’s Forth Bridges are a wonder of the modern world. Towering side by side, these structures represent the pinnacle of engineering from three centuries. The 3 bridges go by the names of Forth, Forth Road and Queensferry Crossing.

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The Forth Bridge (behind) and the Forth Road Bridge (in front). The Forth Road Bridge is one of the world’s most significant long span suspension bridges with a main span of 1006 metres between the two towers.

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Opened in 1890, the Forth Bridge is a Scottish icon that is recognised the world over as the most famous of cantilever designs. The world's first major steel structure, the Forth Bridge represents a key milestone in the history of modern railway civil engineering.

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In July 2015, UNESCO inscribed the Forth Bridge as the sixth World Heritage site in Scotland.

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The third bridge - Queensferry Crossing. The 1.7 miles (2.7km) structure is the longest three-tower, cable-stayed bridge in the world and also by far the largest to feature cables which cross mid-span.

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So how to enjoy a stunning view of all the 3 bridges? Take the Three Bridges Tour offered by Forth Boat Tours and relax on board and take in the spectacular views of the panoramas of the Edinburgh skyline to the south and the Kingdom of Fife to the north. And of course, the 3 bridges.

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One of the cruises, for 20GBP, offer a complimentary Cream Tea (Includes: scone, preserve and cream with a choice of tea or coffee)!

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The tours depart from Hawes Pier, South Queensferry, EH30 9TB in Edinburgh. And yes, make sure you have your rain ponchos! Never trust the British weather!

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